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Monday, October 11th, 2010

Lost In The Trees Re-Orchestrate Bon Iver Track

Ari Picker, singer songwriter for North Carolina classical folk rock ensemble Lost In The Trees has re-orchestrated the haunting track 'Lump Sum' off the acclaimed debut album For Emma Forever Ago by Bon Iver. The song's original recording was a Thoreau like tale of rebirth through isolation, with songwriter Justin Vernon isolated in a Wisconsin cabin alone with some instruments. While the original recording was eventually augmented by some further instrumentation, it retains an intensely intimate and distinctly home made feel that only empowers the impressionistic tale of loneliness and loss. On the new recording, Ari Picker utilizes a classical background forged at the Berklee School of Music to enhance the song with further instrumentation, most noticeably powerful washes of strings and an echoing dream like piano. This new interpretation successfully retains all the intimacy and heartbreaking emotion of the original while lending it an additional sonic power perfectly complimenting Vernon's beautiful and mournful vocals.

Listen to the song here:

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Lost In The Trees recently released the album All Alone In An Empty House to overwhelming critical acclaim with NPR heralding it as the "surprise album of the year" and Variety calling the record "an extremely striking debut."

Be sure to catch Lost In The Trees as they tour North American. Remaining performance dates below:

2010-10-12 Black Cat Washington DC 2010-10-13 The Evening Muse Charlotte NC 2010-10-14 Legitimate Business Greensboro SC 2010-10-15 The House 5 Points Columbia SC 2010-10-17 Culture Center Theater Charleston WV 2010-11-23 Black Cat Washington DC 2010-11-24 Fillmore NY at Irving Plaza New York NY

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