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Arts and Entertainment

Emi Meyer, Alice Russell, Lelia Broussard & Jesca Hoop @ Hotel Cafe, 11/13/08

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Last Thursday, British soul singer Alice Russell MySpace) returned to the Hotel Cafe (MySpace) in Hollywood, headlining an evening that was supported by locals Emi Meyer (MySpace), Lelia Broussard (MySpace), and followed by Jesca Hoop (MySpace). The show was LAist's pick for Tonight in Rock, and included covers of "Seven Nation Army" and "Crazy".

Russell joins the next wave of female British singers that include KT Tunstall, Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, Kate Nash, Duffy, and Adele. Her fourth album Pot of Gold, the first to be released under her own label Little Poppet, is digitally available now and will be released on CD on January 9th from Six Degrees Records.

Alice Russell's setlist:
1. "Two Steps"
2. "Dreamer"
3. "Munkaroo"
4. "Seven Nation Army" (The White Stripes cover)
5. "Got the Hunger"
6. "Hurry On Now"
7. "Turn & Run"
8. "Fly in the Hand"
9. "Dressed to Impress"
10. "Crazy" (Gnarls Barkley cover)

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Special thanks to Emi Meyer, Alice Russell, Lelia Broussard, Jesca Hoop, and the Hotel Cafe.