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The Veps released their debut album, “Oslo Park” in 2022 and has gained a loyal following and emerged as one of the most promising acts in the Norwegian music scene. As we look in on “Oslo Park” today, it’s clear the album is a defining moment for Veps, and setting the tone of excitement for future releases and showcasing their undeniable talent.
“Oslo Park” is a nine-track album that seamlessly blends indie-rock, folk, and electronic elements, creating a unique sound that’s both dreamy and introspective. The track “Mooney Tunes” hooks you with its rhythm, ethereal synths, and lead singer Helena Mariero Olasveengen’s haunting vocals. From there, the album takes the listener on a journey through themes of love, heartbreak, and the search for identity.
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One of the standout tracks on the album is “UFO,” a dreamy tune with an infectious chorus that’s sure to be playing on repeat for days in your head. Another highlight is “Crawl,” a poignant ballad that showcases Svendsbøe’s vocal range and emotional depth.
Despite the variety of styles and genres present on “Oslo Park,” the album feels cohesive and well-crafted. It’s clear that Veps spent a lot of time and care in crafting each song, with attention paid to even the smallest details. The result is an album that’s both accessible and complex, with something to offer to listeners of all tastes and backgrounds.
It’s clear the album is a significant milestone for Veps. It’s establish them as a band to watch, both in Norway and beyond. For those who are just discovering Veps, it’s the perfect introduction to a band that’s sure to be making waves for years to come.
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