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Deeply evocative, Anoushka Shankar releases; 'Love Letters' EP / Yahoo India News

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Anoushka Shankar has grown accustomed to the "your famous dad" line of questioning, and will probably hear a lot of it later in the year when she celebrates her father's 100th birth anniversary. But for the moment she is basking in the success of her new Extended Play Love Letters where she has done a very creditable job of convincing you that she's already her own woman, what with the poise and charm it exudes.

Deeply evocative in its sound, for the first time ever, Love Letters is being released as an EP, as opposed to a solo album. "I've really enjoyed the process of releasing a song one at a time over the last few months and getting to engage with listeners in this way. It's gentler than a massive album promo kind of vibe," shares the six-time Grammy Award-nominated sitarist, whilst adding. "I just feel really attached to this group of songs; it's been a really gentle process of working exclusively with women in all aspects of the songwriting and recording process. It's some of the simplest music I've ever made; it's just straightforward songwriting and emotional truth telling."

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