Artist: Je Suis AnimalJe Suis Animal mix late 80's indie with a generous dose of 60's psychedelia, a spoonful of naive melody and a pinch of girly harmonies into their magic potion. The result is magical, striking and uncannily beautiful.
Having met at art school in the UK, the band settled in Oslo, Norway in 2004 and began forging a sound inspired by their love for dreamy melodic pop and all the best bits of their art degree.
Their debut album Self-Taught Magic From a Book was recorded on a trip to an old community hall, deep within the remote woodlands of Norway. Besieged by hungry bears and curious locals, they recorded the album themselves over 7 days, going without sleep, and living on nothing but tea and gingerbread men. The album rolls effortlessly from bouncy and jangly to dreamy and hypnotic, to haunting and sparse. Interwoven is a particular kind of lyrical storytelling; tales of unsolved murder mysteries, snowflake collecting, magic spells, and the joys of sharing milkshakes.