If you like a dark, up beat, electro-pop, you probably already heard who Aurora is and certainly wouldn’t want to miss Aurora’s debut album. Aurora is a stage name of Aurora Aksnes, she is a singer-songwriter from Norway. I knew her music since she released her single Under the Stars. Her high pitch voice and the haunting melody attract me. The next thing I know, I always anticipate her new work. Then Aurora Aksnes, totally got me when she release her single Running with the Wolves.
AURORA’S DEBUT ALBUM, ALL MY DEMONS GREETING ME AS A FRIEND
I’m glad she finally released her debut album, All My Demons Greeting Me As a Friend (AMDGMAAF), just a couple days ago, March 11 to be exact, under the Decca, Glassnote label. This album consist of 12 songs for the standard edition and 16 songs plus one remix for the deluxe edition. All songs come with a constant dark electro, a touch of piano, and her signature percussion that will make your heart burst with an urgency to do a slow dancing. I personally like Conqueror, Running with the Wolves, I Went Too Far, Warrior, Murder Song (5, 4, 3, 2, 1), and Under the Water. Well, basically like all of the songs 🙂
Here’s the complete track list for the standard edition:
- Runaway (4:08)
- Conqueror (3:27)
- Running with the Wolves (3:14)
- Lucky (4:04)
- Winter Bird (4:07)
- I Went Too Far (3:27)
- Through the Eyes of a Child (4:34)
- Warrior (3:43)
- Murder Song (5, 4, 3, 2, 1) (3:20)
- Home (3:32)
- Under the Water (4:24)
- Black Water Lilies (4:42)
And for the deluxe edition:
- Half the World Away (3:18)
- Murder Song (5, 4, 3, 2, 1) (Acoustic) (3:38)
- Nature Boy (Acoustic) (2:59)
- Wisdom Cries (4:07)
- Running with the Wolves (Pablo Nouvelle Remix) (3:50)
Gather from Wikipedia, AMDGMAAF has sit in one of the 30 top album in Dutch (25), German (24), and UK (28), and in a number one Norwegian album. It quite shows that AMDGMAAF worth a try, I think. So, go buy her album and be prepared to be lost in an enchanting music meet poetic lyrics.
PS: Here’s one fun fact, Half the World Away is written by one of Oasis member. Guess who!