Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, Monolove (2005)
The English version of Ephemera's site (the official Norwegian version is here)
See general comments, below. Also, Belly with harmonies
A wonderful mixture of Cranberries, Velvet Belly, Björk, Kari Rueslåtten and Suzanne Vega. (cathDELETE-THIS@nvg.ntnu.no)
Recommended first album:
Glue is the best-known here
1996—BMG (Norway)—RCA 74321 411382
Norway, though their other albums are available through CD Baby
Christine Sandtorv—vocal, guitar, 12-string guitar, harmony vocal, piano
Bjarte Ludvigsen—drums, loop, tambourine, percussion
I bought the debut album by a new norwegian band called Ephemera today. I would say that after listening to it 2 times through, it is as good as Velvet Belly's The Landing. The band consists mainly of 3 women all with wonderful voices. The album itself is very acoustic-oriented, focused on the vocals. Definitly Ecto.... Very promising up to now, very promising. "Everything" has got to be one of the most beautiful songs ever written. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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