I know I already wrote an “Up-And-Comers” feature this week, but after hearing “White Foxes,” the single by indie Norwegian singer/songwriter Susanne Sundfør, I just had to put up another one.
While not well known here in the U.S. (yet), Sundfør has amassed a significant following in her home country of Norway. Over the past five years, she’s released multiple studio albums, most have which have wound up charting in the top 3 in that nation. Her musical style falls loosely in the electro-pop genre while incorporating elements of classical and jazz, but really, it’s hard to pin her down to a particular category.
But for me, the most identifiable element of Susanne Sundfør is that remarkable voice, as you’ll be able to hear in the video below—a haunting and beautiful tone, flowing easily over creative and thoughtful lyrics.
Sundfør’s latest record The Silicone Veil has actually been out since March in digital format (you can find it on iTunes), but its official release in the UK this month in “hard copy” CD form has brought fresh attention to her music lately. At any rate, her music is well worth a listen.