Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist and composer Bernhoft has just released his brand new EP The Morning Comes.
Comprising five tracks, the EP was produced by Norwegian musicians Eivind Helgerød and Nicolay Tangen-Svennæs and blends electronic and organic sounds to form a funky cool, soulful compilation.
“All the lyrics on the EP are characterized by profound doubts and ambivalences, about my own position, privileges, attitudes and choices," Bernhoft stated. "My worldview, at least the western world, and perception of humanity as such, is shaken. I’ve been an optimist that we are moving towards greater tolerance and coolness in general, but then outright racism becomes very apparent, even becoming mainstream politics. When that stuff shows itself in violent ways, it’s tricky to keep the optimism. My attempt at defining what I’m doing has been contributing, through my music—but also how I look—to tear down some walls and build some bridges between people. I’ve wanted to make superficiality less important. I feel I’ve been unspeakably naive though, and these songs tell the story of my coming of age. At least a bit.”
Today, January 20, Bernhoft will perform the songs from his EP live in Oslo, Norway. The concert will be streamed live via his Facebook page at 4pm EST.