Press release Jørgen Sandvik – Regrets

Jørgen Sandvik – Regrets

At last, a new recording from the award  winning blues man is available!

Regrets is a reflection on one’s life as the sun sets. It has become some sort of fashion to not have regrets. This song may be considered a comment to this.

This song is written, performed and produced by Jørgen Sandvik. He plays acoustic guitars, 12-strings, dulcimer, his custom lap-steel and bass drum and sings all voices. Mixed by Yngve L. Sætre in Duper Studios. Made in Bergen, Norway.

Jørgen Sandvik was awarded the “Spellemannspris” for his 2018 album Permanent Vacation. This price is an Norwegian Grammy. Continue reading

Press release Vilnes – Story Unsaid



The new single from the Indie Pop Genius of Norway was selected for the New Music Friday Norway by the Spotify editorial team! It also found its way to the chart of an South African indie radio upon release. That’s fun!

Story Unsaid is mainly about the choices we make, and how our choices over time develop into stories. This message is seen through the eyes of a free, spirited and unspoiled youth. The journey has just begun for this kid and treats such as beauty, nature and love is yet to be discovered.

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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
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Play With Me by Vilnes

Play With Me is the third single from the Norwegian singer songwriter Vilnes. Play With Me is a irresistibly catchy song. The mood is uplifting and inviting. This is 3:00 minutes of indie pop magic, born for the airwaves and playlists for indie, summer moods and feelgood.

Play With Me” is about expressing the basic need we feel towards having a partner in crime, how much easier things would become as the force of two, and the lengths we would be able to go to if we were to find someone with 100% mutual vibes.

Previous to release, Play With Me is played on the legendary Radio Caroline, Radio Wigwam and Bombshell Radio this week. Continue reading

Jørgen Sandvik nominert til Spellemannspris

8. februar 2019

Jørgen Sandvik nominert til Spellemannsprisen 2018

Jørgen Sandvik 2018

Jørgen Sandvik er nominert til Spellemannsprisen for sitt første soloalbum kalt Permanent Vacation. Kritikere uttalte at Jørgen Sandvik “redder bluesen”, at det er håp for bluesen og at han bringer bluesen fremover.  Låter fra albumet har blitt spilt på radiostasjoner over hele Europa. Albumet er produsert av Ivar Chelsom Vogt og Jørgen selv, begge kjent fra Real Ones.

Det har blitt sagt at Jørgen Sandvik “redder bluesen”, og at han tar sjangeren videre. Selv ser Jørgen bluesen først og fremst som en tilstand. Hans posisjon i blues-tradisjonen er å både å se lengre tilbake og lengre frem.

“Is there hope?” trekkes ofte frem som et av høydepunktene fra platen. Den ble også valgt ut av Spotifys redaksjon, og spilles hyppig på spillelisten Morgenkaffe. Sangen var også innom Norway Viral 50 Norway noen uker i høst!

Jørgen Sandvik (43) har tidligere vunnet to Spellemannspriser med Real Ones, og en med Sigrid Moldestad.

  • Nominert i kategorien blues
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  • Albumet ble utgitt på Lekrofon 16. mars 2018.
  • Distribusjon CD og LP: Plastic Head og Border Music (Norge)


Gaute Singstad
+ 908 73 161