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Q&A: Meet the artist - Eleanor Friedberger



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''Personal Record,'' the second solo album by Eleanor Friedberger, formerly of the Fiery Furnaces, was released on June 4, and she has been supporting it with a nationwide tour. SUBMITTED PHOTO


''Personal Record,'' the second solo album by Eleanor Friedberger, formerly of the Fiery Furnaces, was released on June 4, and she has been supporting it with a nationwide tour. SUBMITTED PHOTO


For most of her life, Eleanor Friedberger has had the comfort of playing side-by-side with her older brother.

She and Matthew Friedberger built a solid indie rock career as The Fiery Furnaces, composing bluesy, grungy guitar rock layered with electronic beats and other unique elements.

“There’s a security of that. We did it for a very long time,” she said.

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