Jørgen Sandvik awarded best blues album of 2018

Press release

Jørgen Sandvik is awarded the best blues album of 2018 in Norway

Jørgen Sandvik was awarded the “Spellemannspris” for his debut album. This award is the Norwegian recording industry’s prize, comparable to the more famous Grammy. The album Permanent Vacation awarded best blues album of the year.

The album was released in March 2018. It was produced by Ivar Chelsom Vogt and Jørgen Sandvik, and mixed and mastered by Jørgen Træen. The album was released by Lekrofon. CD and LP is distributed by Plastic Head Distribution and Border Music (Norway)

This is Sandviks first prize as a solo artist. He has previously won the Spellemannspris and other awards with the band Real Ones and others.

The album was recognized as important by reviewers. Jørgen Sandvik “moves the blues forward”, and “saves the blues” are relevant quotes from reviews.

The singles was played by blues oriented radio stations all over the world, and the song “Is There Hope” was selected for playlisting by the editorial team of Spotify.

Gaute Singstad, manager
+ 908 73 161, gs@singstad-music.com