Emilie Nicolas - Like I’m A Warrior
Her music is the perfect soundtrack to introspection. Dreamy, but with one foot in reality, built from events in her life, but universally appealling, thanks to the humanity in her lyrics.
Over the last 10 years I have been following several
Norwegian female singer songwriters careers, Susanna Wallumrød, Hanne
Hukkelberg and more recently Susanne Sundfør & Jenny Hval - all very
different from one another. And now I have another name to add to the list.
In the Spring 2013 an unknown 26 year old music student
Emilie Nicolas from the suburbs of Oslo shared a handful of her self-produced
songs on Soundcloud.With little background info and just one photograph and
little self promotion, it showed that her songs needed no introduction. Word
soon spread of her soaring powerful voice and mysterious and wistful lyrics. It
was the cover of the song "Pstereo” by the Norwegian band Dumdum Boys that
brought her to he attention of commercial radio. The song was made on the
request from a local music festival in Trondheim and earned itself a nomination
* The DPM Rating System
When we rate an album or concert etc we rate it on the "Huzzah!" system. A score can be between 1 and 3 huzzahs:
1 Huzzah! - The reviewer likes it. You should give it a listen!
2 Huzzah! - The reviewer recommends it - and is delighted it is part of his/her collection
3 Huzzah! - The reviewer strongly recommends it - and it has already entered heavy rotation on his/her personal playlists.
On rare occasions there may be a 0 Huzzah! review. The reasons will be explained in the article. On equally rare occasions you may even see a 4 Huzzah ... well explain that another time :)
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