Bergen is an odd, idiosyncratic place.
The city in Norway, it's small enough to be intimately familiar yet large enough to be continually surprising. Oh, and it also boasts one of the most fertile arts scenes in Northern Europe.
Young Dreams are the latest Bergen project to capture our attention, with their symphonic pop recalling the more outre moments of The Left Banke or even the more sedate efforts from Arcade Fire.
Signed to Modular, debut album 'Between Places' is lingering seductively on the release schedule. Set to coincide with a wider tour, the band will take their orchestral musings on the road. If you fancy a taster - or, tragically, can't make it to the shows - then Young Dreams have a little treat for you.
Teaming up with frequent collaborator Kristoffer Borgli the band recently shot an unusual instalment of the Modular Studio Sessions. Performing in a circle, they are surrounded by their native Bergen allowing the music to filter out over the Norwegian rooftops.
Watch it now.
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'Between Places' is set to be released on March 4th. Tracklisting:
Fog Of War
First Days Of Something
When Kisses Are Salty
Dream Alone, Wake Together
The Girl That Taught Me To Drink And Fight
Through The Turnstiles
Photo Credit: Andrew Amorim