Tour Artifacts



Review

The record opens with the sunshiny charmer, “Dear Elisabeth.” Breezy bass lines connect with twinkly percussion jingle-jangle guitar and sylvan strings. Sweet-sour harmonies and the sweeping melody cushion lyrics that…


Wonderfully profound

‘Spokeswoman of The Bright Sun’ – Mark Olson – taking turns you don’t expect Some time ago I heard ‘Many Colored Kite’ and then ‘Good-bye Lizelle’ now there’s ‘Spokeswoman of…



A glorious-sounding album

The musical partnership of Mark and Ingunn has produced a glorious-sounding album of songs about love and “the beautiful outdoors”. The album has a delightful chamber-pop feel to it, courtesy…





Ray of bright sunshine

HAPPY RETURN: Mark Olson and his wife Ingunn Ringvold are preparing for their first Australian tour since their 2011 honeymoon. WALKING around the Californian desert without an instrument writing songs might…