Tag: Norwegian


Saturday, 31 August, 2013 0 Comments

Born in Bergen, Erlend Øye is a Norwegian musician with a passion for all things Italian. In fact, he’s an honorary citizen of the city of Siracusa in Sicily. Last year, during a concert in Ortigia, he said that he had bought a house in Siracusa and planned to live there with his mother. The announcement, by the way, was made on 1 April. Erlend Øye’s new album is called La Prima Estate and here’s the title track. Andiamo!

Shades of Norwegian grey in the Balkans

Saturday, 7 July, 2012

Suddenly, S&M is red hot. What EL James has done for fiction, Mikhael Paskalev from Ålesund is doing for pop kitsch. His Jive Babe goes there. Paskalev, who studied music at Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, is definitely one to watch.

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