Ryan Little at the Washington Post sent Jonathan Richman some questions in advance of his performance tonight at 9:30 Club in Washington DC. He received this handwritten response in rhyming verse addressing Jonathan's thoughts on early songs, and Icelandic musician Ólöf Arnalds:
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Ólöf Arnalds can be heard on Jonathan's most recent album, 2010's O Moon, Queen of Night on Earth in backing vocals with Nicole Montalbano on the title track, with both also playing strings on "The Sea Was Calling Me Home- Reprise."
Ólöf Arnalds - A Little Grim via onelittleindian
Another video of a live performance by Ólöf Arnalds:
Ólöf Arnalds - With Tomorrow + I’m On Fire