Leif Vollebekk - Twin Solitude
Four years since North Americana, Leif Vollebekk returns with his latest release and third record, Twin Solitude. The songs explore both interior and exterior aloneness, images of physical journeys aligning with excursions into personal reflection. These two disparate places meet together in one solitary state, which make the album’s title fit so well with its effect.
The Montreal singer songwriter has a warm and inviting voice with lyrics that can be colloquial and conversational as well as deeply poetic. Opener “Elegy” takes on the tone of the classic lament while subverting some of its meaning. Sanctuary, wine and cemetery gates are discussed alongside a leather jacket, black bandana and trash cans... -Spill Magazine