Girl Sea and dirt

Christian Winther, Girl, Listen To Girl Sea and Dirt

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Girl Sea and dirt

One acoustic guitar and two voices. It has been done before. Still there is something unique with the Norwegian duo GIRL.

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“Music that resonates with something on the inside. Sometimes that’s just how it is. This is how I feel with GIRL and their wonderful debutalbum ‘Sea And Dirt’ ”, says the Norwegian artist Susanna, who also manages the label SusannaSonata. Pop songs loaded with threads from music played in the decades before us and performed as the most natural thing ever, like the songs have always existed.

The material contains both British folk and improv, American blues and americana and a somewhat aparte variation of the usual singer/songwriter-style, recognised by voices that wrap together in the most captivating way. Reminding a bit of the acoustic bossa nova-influenced projects all post-rockers from Chicago was doing for a while.

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It’s easy to quote a description that precise of GIRL’s music. Driving guitar, the voices of Christian Winther and Ina Sagstuen which melts together or drifts of on their own is the main core of the sound. “Catching and unique, it is an art to write such songs, and I have still not grown tired of listening to ‘Sea And Dirt’. Every new play leads to an experience of both something familiar and yet undiscovered.” Susanna says

For the vinyl the duo has recorded a brand new song ‘Purple’ which will be exclusive for the edition

The cover photo is taken by Jenny Berger Myhre, and the layout is by Rutger Zuydervelt. 180 gram black vinyl, black labels and inner sleeve with the lyrics on a separate inlay