Indie pop from Norway
It has been a great year for Vilnes! He was recently awarded Best Male Artist by Radio Wigwam(UK). In Norway the single Story Unsaid was listed for 12 weeks by the national Broadcaster NRK P1. Spotify’s editorial team did also like the music of the Norwegian indie pop singer and songwriter. Now his first 5 track EP is ready. Hope you like it.
- Release: December 6th 2019 | genre: indie pop, folk pop |
- Campaign: Preview Vilnes EP in web browser | Soundcloud |
- Social media: Facebook | Spotify | Twitter | Instagram |
- Press: Artist bio | EPK |
The new tracks are the opening track Helping Dude and the beautiful Going Home closes this first multi track release from Vilnes.
With this release Vilnes showcases both his amazing voice and his skills in songwriting. There is no formula to the song book of Vilnes. Variation is the key, but still there is a signature. His ability to make rich songs with irresistibly catchy lines and hooks is amazing, and it is all present on this EP.
Musical performances by Eivind Vilnes, Felix Rudi, Einaras Baltrimas, Ella Helén Bukkøy, Stian Brungot og Sigmund Weyergang Omvik.
The EP was produced by Jon-Anders Orlien.
- Helping Dude 3:07
- Story Unsaid 2:47
- Play with Me 3:00
- Good Old Days 2:22
- Going Home 3:49
Quotes from reviews:
- This really is 2 minutes 40 seconds of indie pop genius. – Nordic Music Review (UK)
- Irresistible, catchy and uplifting , Phonograph Me (Portuguese)
- Yet again we have to look to Norway for a new name appearing in the heaven of pop music (Popmuzik.se, Sweden)
- Play With Me is a irresistibly catchy song. The mood is uplifting and inviting. (Hot Lunch Music, USA)
Details – Vilnes EP
- Release date: 6. December 2019
- Radio: Formatted MP3. Please ask for files for broadcast – lekrofon@singstad-music-com
- All Songs are written by Vilnes.
- Twitter handles: @vilnes_official (artist) @lekrofon (label)
- Label: Lekrofon | Facebook | web | Instagram | Spotify | YouTube |
Sales Points – playlist and radio
- Awarded Best Male Artist of 2019 by Radio Wigwam (UK)
- Selected by the Spotify editorial team
- Playlisted for 12 weeks on NRK P1 National radio in Norway)
- Previous releases presented on the legendary Radio Caroline (UK), heavy rotation on several indie net radios.
- Previous awards from Eggstock, Emergenza and Bandwagon with former bands
- Promotion by Singstad Music / Lekrofon ( 2x Norwegian Grammy winner)
- Distribution by The Orchard
Music Genre: Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Alternative Folk
Similar bands/inspirations: Jamie Lidell, Nick Waterhouse, Eric Hutchinson, Allen Stone and Hozier.
Instruments: Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Fiddle, Bass and Drums