Songs You May Have Missed #602


Oh Land: “Rainbow” (2011)

Danish singer-songwriter Nanna Øland Fabricius is a former student at the Royal Danish and Royal Swedish ballet schools. When a back injury forced her to give up her dancing career she focused on music, Anglicizing her middle name to create the pseudonym she records under.

oh-landHer self-titled second album (which was her debut in the U.S.) rose to #5 on the Danish pop chart.

She creates the kind of electro-dance pop that brings Santigold and Robyn to mind.

But mixed in with the dance beats is the occasional ballad, such as album closer “Rainbow”, which explodes into a radiant, color-saturated chorus befitting the song’s title.

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