5 July, 2017

Anna Of The North – ‘Someone’

With their debut album just around the corner and their Australian tour even closer, Norwegian/New Zealand duo Anna Of The North have spoiled us with another magical single ‘Someone’.

Now with breezy self-directed visual to match, the song has been given new life from the Miami air.

Of creating the video, Anna says “It’s a video made in Miami but it’s certainly not a stereotypical Miami video. The ‘party’ side to cities like Miami can feel vacuous, making them the loneliest places in the world, so it’s a fitting backdrop to the story. It’s set the day after a big night, when you instantly regret something that happened. It’s about the internal battle of the day after; trying to accept that you’re human and how hard it is to forgive yourself for your own mistakes. It gets more desperate throughout as the realisation sets in.”

The luscious new offering begins with a strong 80’s beat that reverberates throughout the track as layers of singer Anna Lotterud’s angelic voice build into a humbly euphoric chorus. Glistening synths and shimmering bass rise and fall with the melting dynamics of the song, but a surprise key-change for the final chorus really brings the feel good nostalgia home. It’s a bittersweet bliss for a sparkly song of desire, as Lotterud sings about just needing someone who understands her.

Following on from heart-shattering electro-pop track ‘Lovers’ and dreamy home-sick tune ‘Oslo’, this latest drop proves that 2017 is a big year for the duo, and it’s about to get bigger. Their debut album Lovers is due for release on Friday, 8 September, and if that’s too long to wait you can catch them in Sydney and Melbourne this August. Tickets are available now.

 

Tour dates

Wed 23 Aug
Sydney
Hudson Ballroom 18+
Thu 24 Aug
Melbourne
Northcote Social Club 18+