Today Norwegian pop star Sigrid releases the defiant new single ‘Don’t Feel Like Crying’, ahead of her highly anticipated debut album Sucker Punch, out 8 March 2019 on Island Records. The 22-year-old’s epic songs are tales of the unexpected; fearless musical collages and shout-outs to human resilience, starting at the piano in Norway, “There’s a certain grace to heartache”, says Sigrid, “A sort of…epic grace! I like good, heartfelt pop songs,” which is the foundation of Sigrid’s extraordinary debut Sucker Punch.
We have all witnessed an incredible new talent over the last two years: Sigrid has won BBC Sound of 2018, debuted at Glastonbury, lit up festivals across Reading, Roskilde,Coachella and Radio 1’s Biggest Weekend, bewitched TV audiences from opening Later…with Jools Holland, The Late Late Show with James Corden and wowing Dame Helen Mirren on the Graham Norton Show. With streaming numbers reaching 400M globally, the Norwegian sensation is undoubtedly set to continue her ascent with non-conformist and progressive attitudes to the femininity in the pop landscape.