-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

A Fine Frenzy Interview

By: Sindy

A Fine Frenzy is the stage name of Alison Sudol, a 22 year-old singer-songwriter from Los Angeles[/KWLINK]. Her piano-based songs are already getting rave reviews and her debut album, One Cell in the Sea, is about to hit shelves. While teetering on the edge of success, A Fine Frenzy took time out to chat with Kidzworld.

Sindy: So can you tell me about the upcoming album?
A Fine Frenzy: One Cell in the Sea is my debut album - my first ever! - and it's a collection of songs that I've been writing for the past two years. Some of them are nice little fairytales and some of them are songs about heartache and heartbreak and others are about being very happy. So they're all very different and there's something for every possible mood.

Sindy: How would you describe your sound to someone who's not familiar with it?
A Fine Frenzy: It's sort of like the soundtrack to a fairytale. It's a bit consumed with love stories and the lovesick.

Sindy: There seem to be a number of melodic female vocalists rising to fame right now - Feist and Cat Power for example. Do you think that's in reaction to anything?
A Fine Frenzy: I think that music comes in waves and there was kind of a hole for a while there. There was room for singer-songwriters who doing something that was more alternative and different, and now we seem to be rising at the same time and I think it's fantastic.

Sindy: So what sort of music did you listen to growing up?
A Fine Frenzy: I really listened to a lot of oldies. I didn't really listen to anything that was modern until I was 11 or 12. I grew up listening to a lot of classic jazz, and stuff like The Beatles, and old Motown stuff, and a lot of classical music. I just loved all of that.

Sindy: How about these days?
A Fine Frenzy: A lot more indie stuff. I love Bright Eyes - I absolutely love him. I love the Kings of Convenience. Sophia Coppola has the best music on her soundtracks! I've been listening to the Marie Antoinette soundtrack - and the Lost in Translation one was fantastic.

Sindy: Have you always wanted to be a performer?
A Fine Frenzy: I always wanted to be an artist of some sort and I was really shy growing up, so performing didn't really seem like a natural choice, but whenever I got on stage to do something I felt more comfortable than I did in real life. So I guess, in that way, I did always want to do something visually - something performing. When I started making music I knew that was it for me.

  • Click here to read how A Fine Frenzy keeps herself entertained on the road and what advice she has for young musicians.
  • Related Stories:

  • Alexa Ray Joel Interview
  • Jordan Pruitt Interview
  • JoJo Interview
  • More Great Music and Musicians!
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    Poll

    Do You Know How to Play the Piano?

    • Yeah, I've been taking lessons since I was young.
    • I'm taking lessons right now.
    • I know how to play a couple of songs.
    • No, but I can play other instruments.

    Entertainment In The Forums

    SpiderM
    Hello! If you like it, subscribe, please! ###########.youtube.#########?#############  :D
    reply about 20 hours
    Annabeth808
    Annabeth808 posted in Movies:
    I too like horror movies. I feel exorcist is the top one under the category of horror movies. (Scream all series are good). I like to  watch  insidous (all parts)
    reply 2 days
    Annabeth808
    Annabeth808 posted in Celebs:
    I feel Hermione was better
    reply 2 days
    cubicfairy
    I'll get started tomorrow
    reply 3 days
    cubicfairy
    One day a man married a pickle, ordered McDonald's for lunch and then the pickle wrote on the burger in permanent marker ' you just ate a Pickle's and grows arms and legs then walks off
    reply 3 days