Sondre Lerche: A 'Heartbeat' Away

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  • "Like Lazenby"
  • "Good Luck"
  • "Heartbeat Radio"
  • "Words & Music"

With jazzy chords, witty lyricism and hints of psychedelic folk, Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche's new album, Heartbeat Radio, sounds more adventurous than its predecessors. But it's also heavily produced, which adds a lively sheen to Lerche's sly acoustic pop.

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Lerche grew up with the sounds of a-ha and Beach Boys records spinning in the background. His taste expanded from those foundations, and elements of psychedelia, folk and jazz made their way into his music. Lerche released his debut, Faces Down, in 2001, at which point his career took off: He won a Norwegian Grammy for best new artist, international acclaim and a world tour that included a show in Oslo with his childhood idols in a-ha.

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Artist
Sondre Lerche
Label
Rounder
Released
2009

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