Hip hop artist Lars Vaular and pop guru Sondre Lerche are cousins, and "Øynene lukket" is their new joint single, a collaboration I hope will continue as this song is absolutely stunning. Vaular's rap and Lerche's pop sensibility is the perfect blend, and the latter's guitar playing lifts the song an additional notch or two. Lerche, who's well respected internationally, sings for the first time in Norwegian (as far as I know) and it works really good. He may alienate some of his foreign fans of which there are quite a few, but he should gain some at home so I guess it will even out. Anyway, fantastic song, please enjoy!
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