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The always-provocative Mirah played at the Hi-Dive last Sunday.

Mirah @ Hi-Dive, April 12, 2009 – Reverb

The always-provocative Mirah played at the Hi-Dive last Sunday.

The always-provocative Mirah played at the Hi-Dive last Sunday.

Portland singer-songwriter Mirah introduced herself at the Hi-Dive Sunday night by saying “My name is Mirah, and I think I’m actually wearing a bra!” In one simple, quirky sentence about a slightly provocative item of clothing, walls of listener/performer separation instantly evaporated, and we felt as close to Mirah as her skin-tight shirt. The statement perfectly mimicked the way her microscopically succinct lyricism and soft, precise balladry exposed impossibly intimate details about her songs’ subjects, and more often than not of herself.

Read the entire review at Denver Post Reverb!