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There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest?

This is difficult for us to answer, being such sweet and humble Norwegians... Our noisy, guitar-heavy sound and strong melodies?

Is there a back-story that your new fans can relate to?

Recording our EP with our producer Tord Øverland Knudsen, we still had not decided on a name for the band. The upcoming EP “Distant Star” features a song inspired by the score for Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” While recording, Tord had to sit through hours of heated discussions about a name for the band and the – as it was known then – “Spielberg-song”. Eventually he said: “Guys, why don’t you just call the band “Spielbergs”. And to that we said “OK!”

What are you working on at the moment?

We just finished our debut EP “Distant Star”, which we’re releasing on April 27th, and are now in the process of finishing up our debut album. We are going to release as much music as we can this year and we also hope to do a bit of touring on your lovely island as well.

What's the first song you remember hearing?

Apart from Norwegian children’s songs… hmm… MC Hammer - Can’t Touch This. Or maybe Michael Jackson with Bad

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song?

We HATE karaoke… but OK then: All Night Long by Lionel Richie

What was the first gig you went to?

NOFX in Oslo.

Which song do you wish you'd written?

Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley, the great American sandwich-poet!

Which song changed your life?

Sonic Youth - Theresa´s Sound World. It opened me up to a world of noisy, beautiful alternative guitar music.

Which song would you like played at your funeral?

Bjork - Undo

I remember listening to this while on a plane and thinking, “If we crash I would not mind this being played in my funeral.”

What song is stuck in your head right now?

Shame - One Rizla. Amazing song, hook and I really like the lyrics.

What was the first Album you bought?

Angel Dust - Faith No More

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