ALESKJAR, JORN

I'M SO GLAD I SPENT THIS DAY WITH YOU (SOUNDS FAMILYRE)

ALESKJAR, JORN - I'M SO GLAD I SPENT THIS DAY WITH YOU 77352
Format:
1 LP
Release:
07.11.2014
Label:
SOUNDS FAMILYRE
Kat.-Nr.:
77352
Barcode:
0659696286115
While not a household name outside of Norway, Jorn has been writing and performing music for nearly 20 years.

He's released four studio albums with the indie pop band The Loch Ness Mouse with two of those albums being nominated for "Pop Album of the Year" in Norway.

Now, Jorn finally debuts as a solo artist. This record sounds like a long lost classic, the sort of record you might wish you could come across crate digging in a second hand record store in a remote town in the Norwegian countryside.

The production perfectly channels that '70s AM radio pop hit sound and just flavors the melodies to the point that the songs sound so familiar, like they really are already hits in your memory.

The musical scope stretches from Todd Rundgren-like pop-soul to Beach Boys harmony escapades, but at the center of the album are Jorn's raw and emotional, often Dennis Wilson-esque songs and performance, and the intention has been to capture this natural flow and rawness also in the studio.

Give the album a few plays and the melodies will be stuck in your head. Truly modern retro hits offered for new listeners to discover.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. STRAWS IN THE WIND
  • 1.2. I'M SO GLAD I SPENT THIS DAY WITH YOU
  • 1.3. ON THE RUN
  • 1.4. I SEE HOW THE WIND
  • 1.5. ABOUT TO GO
  • 1.6. DON'T GIVE UP
  • 1.7. YOU CAN MAKE THE SUMMER COME ALIVE
  • 1.8. BREAKFAST ON AN AIRPLANE
  • 1.9. TO DAMASCUS
  • 1.10. ALMOST GOSPEL
  • 1.11. OCEAN VIEW