Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

In their Twitter bio, Normandie call themselves "Sweden's best-kept secret". And, for me, that's extremely accurate - for once, it isn't just a PR line. After two incredible full-length albums which combine both the band's metalcore origins and their pop sensibility (2016's Inguz and 2018's White Flag), they began work on their third album soon … Continue reading Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

Album Review: Normandie – White Flag (2018)

Originally posted on March 9, 2019 The first I had heard of this Swedish band, it was in the replies under a tweet announcing the entries for 2019’s Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s annual Eurovision selection process (the final is tonight if anyone is interested). One twitter user was unimpressed because Normandie were not among the 28-strong field. … Continue reading Album Review: Normandie – White Flag (2018)