Sondre Lerche sprung a surprise on his fans with the jazzy Duper Sessions, and his new Phantom Punch throws yet another curveball. After making a name for himself as a slick pop singer, Lerche strips down the instrumentation with his backing band, The Faces Down. Mostly recorded live and in one take, with very few overdubs, it's a risky move. But it spawns more than a few terrific pop songs, while further establishing Lerche's reputation as a songwriter and a risk-taker.
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