Jørn Åleskjær


While not a household name outside of Norway, Jørn Åleskjær has been writing and performing music for nearly 20 years. He’s released four studio albums with the indie pop band The Loch Ness Mouse, with two of those albums being nominated for “Pop Album of the Year” (the music critics’ award, the Alarm Prize) in Norway. In addition, Jørn has written songs for other artists including Brooklyn-based The Ladybug Transistor and Oslo’s I Was a King. Jørn is a prolific songwriter and many of his home-recorded songs were passed around the Norwegian scene from musician to musician on cd-r. The local label Oslo Grammofon even did some limited edition pressings of his cd-r releases. Now, Jørn Åleskjær finally debuts as a solo artist with the proper full-length release of I’m So Glad I Spend This Day With You.