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- Posted on Sep 23rd 2009 11:00AM by Benjy Eisen
At the same time, and to her credit, Smith didn't want 'Heartbroken' to live up to any preconceived notions you might have of a song about a heart, written and sung by an acoustic singer-songwriter from Canada. If her cover of the Pixies' 'Here Comes Your Man' -- as featured in the film '500 Days of Summer' -- didn't prove it, Smith isn't exactly a traditionalist when it comes to folk music. In fact, her forthcoming album, 'The Cricket's Orchestra' (due Oct. 6) features Mellotron as well as a horn section. Oh, and Kid Koala plays turntables on a track alongside a string quartet.
As for this song, Smith says "It's a got a playful, modern/vintage sound that I'm really happy with." As a matter of fact, so are we.