The critically-acclaimed, 19 year old Norwegian singer, AURORA, today releases her latest single “Conqueror” from her upcoming debut album, All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend, available March 11 via Glassnote Records / Universal Music Canada.
“Conqueror” is uplifting and anthemic in equal parts, a tale of yearning and independence, showcasing AURORA’s uncanny ability to write a hook. Already a live favourite, “Conqueror” sets the benchmark for what fans can expect from the Norwegian’s debut album, with foot stomping percussion and lyrics you can’t help but sing along to.
Of the new single,AURORA stated, “Everybody can be a conqueror. If you keep looking for a hero in someone else you will be kept looking for a long time. Find the conqueror in yourself. Even the smallest thing can make you a hero.”
Additionally, AURORAannounced dates for a headlining North American tour kicking off in Los Angeles on April 5, making Canadian stops in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Tickets will go on sale January 22. All confirmed Canadian dates are below.
It is with All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend that AURORA’s true sound will be unleashed into the world, with AURORA demonstrating a dark lyricism alongside the rare ability to write music that is both catchy and truly unique. Hook-laden and haunting, each of the 12 astonishing songs shows the breadth of her ability.
On All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend and particularly with new single “Conqueror” AURORA demonstrates why she is being tipped for such big things in 2016. After a meteoric rise over the last 12 months, she has found herself championed by Idolator, The New York Times, NPR, PASTE, Pigeons and Planes and Teen Vogue as well as having garnered over 37 million streams on Spotify.