Haus am Meer

In an attempt to get more environmentally-friendly, I have started recycling songs. LÜBECK: Half a year ago, I was travelling through Northern Germany. In the city of Lübeck, the organisers had prepared a surprise for me: A duo performing my …

Newsletter: Everything at once

I released a single without knowing it. And then a book. I think that sums up life lately. My new album, «Like in 1968«, was released on 13 September. To celebrate, I brought my band along for a handful of …

Release day. Relief day. «Like in 1968» is out.

I should be getting used to this. It is after all my fifth studio album. But I don’t. Every time when the day grows closer, I start feeling tense again. Nervous, maybe. Therefore, instead of a release day, I’m celebrating …

«New Dawn» out today

If wars were as beautiful as the words we use to describe them, this is how I imagine gunfire would sound like. «New Dawn» is out today, and you can listen to it here. Have you ever found yourself completely speechless, out …

Newsletter: Getting better

It has been a strange few months. Earlier this winter, I released Little by Little and Kriegspiel, my first two singles in many years. It felt good to let loose two songs entirely from my own pen, after years of …

Northern Soul at Varangerfestivalen

7th of August will be a night to remember: I have the huge honour of putting together this year’s opening concert – titled «Northern Soul» – at the Varanger Festival in Vadsø, a magical town in the very North-East corner …

«Kriegspiel» is out today!

KRIEGSPIEL is the second song to be revealed from my new album. My cheeriest tune to date also has one of the darkest backdrops. MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The former Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg will be facing a Russian court next week, charged with attempting espionage against the …

Norgesturné 2019

I fem år har jeg sunget andres sanger. Nå er det endelig min egen tur igjen. I høst slippes albumet Like in 1968, en feiring av håpet i det som for mange oppleves som en håpløs tid. For å feire det …

New album out 13 September

Finally the cat’s out of the bag! I’ll be releasing my new album «Like in 1968» on September 13 this autumn. It has been a long time coming, but I believe that I have learned a little from singing the …

Readings in Germany

My book «Forbidden songs» is being released in Germany on Monday 4 March, accompanied by a short German tour with readings and mini concerts in Leipzig, Hamburg and Berlin. Bis bald, Deutschland! Lesungen:21.03 – Ut Connewitz, Leipzig (Leipzig Book Fair)22.03 …