A NORWEGIAN WIND IS FLOWING THROUGH THE CONTINENTS WITH A MYSTIC, STORYTELLING VOICE. IT TALKS ABOUT STONE GIANTS, WHITE WOLVES AND ARCTIC PLACES FULL OF LITTLE CREATURES, CAPABLE OF MELTING YOUR HEART. WE EMBRACE THESE STORIES AND THIS VOICE, POWERFUL LIKE THE WINTER. HER NAME IS AURORA, AND YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE HER. OH, YOU REALLY WILL.
We’ve been saying this from the beginning; she is definitely the voice of the year. You just need to listen one of their released songs to fall in love with her extraordinary and angelical voice. But she’s more than an pure voice, and this is what makes Aurora Aksnes one of the most precious music gifts of the last years. She is conquering hundreds of people daily, thanks of her fantastical stories, with uncommon and pretty lyrics , showing the world her infinite imagination. She creates warm and magical ambients in all of her songs, plenty of unique details in each tune that turns each song in something different. And how about her interpretation? Her weird and expressive movements are one of her hallmarks, a way to show her feelings and transmit the emotional burden of the songs even more. Everybody the important lobbies of the music industry are talking about her, it’s not difficult to guess now, with more than half-dozen released singles, she’s going to be one of the alternative music reference of the immediate future. Do you need more reasons to fall in love with Aurora? Here we give you five more, and if you strangely don’t feel the same musical crush as the rest of the world after listening these five music gems, we challenge you to wait until the beginning of 2016 year. We’re sure the debut album will finally dig deep in your heart.
‘Running with the Wolves’ debut EP released on May 1rst.
1. SHE LAUNCHED HER DEBUT SINGLE BEING ONLY SEVENTEEN!
Her debut single ‘Awakening’ was released on 2012 and here you have her first TV Performance. A shy girl standing in front of a big audience ready to surprise everybody.
2. SHE HID HER MUSIC FROM HER FAMILY WHEN SHE WAS YOUNGER
Her songs were uploaded on the internet with help from a friend. She acted behind the back of their family for a long time.
3. ONE OF HER FAVOURITE SONGS IS ‘SUZANNE’ BY LEONARD COHEN
4. DESPITE FANTASTICAL ELEMENTS PRESENT IN HER SONGS, AURORA GETS INSPIRED FROM REAL LIFE
The influence to write her songs comes from her own life experiences or from people around her.
5. SHE WILL CONQUERE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY ACCORDING TO FORBES
FORBES has recently published an article about the three young women who are set to conquer the music industry considering their recent success on the internet (streaming services, youtube and social media) and music charts. Aurora is one of the three mentioned together with Halsey and Alessia Cara
6. EXTRA REASON
Extremely perfect cover of Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus to show her special voice colour.