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Sparkling songbird lights up the stage

  • Sara Veal

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, April 3 2010   /  10:00 am

With bells on: British melody maker Imogen Heap enthralls the crowd, with the aid of one of many unusual instruments, at Kartika Expo Center, Balai Kartini in Jakarta, on Wednesday, March 31. JP/P.J. LeoIt may have been five years in the making, but Imogen Heap, who dazzled the crowds at the Jakarta’s Kartika Expo Center, Balai Kartini, on Wednesday, March 31, proved she was worth waiting for. The British multiple Grammy nominee took to the stage for two hours, with seemingly limitless energy, wit and stage presence, and an 18-song set that spanned her three solo albums.“Until about two months ago, I didn’t know you were all into my music,” said Heap, who included Jakarta as the penultimate stop on the world tour for her latest album, Ellipse, following floods of Twitter messages from Indonesian fans.Opening acts Back Ted N-Ted, aka Ryan Breen from Arizona, and Heap’s fellow Br...