NORMANDIE Share Blistering New Single ‘Jericho’
Normandie push forward with a dark urgency in their newest track and video Jericho.
Swedish trio Normandie share their readiness for the next chapter, and turn the page with their newest single Jericho. The first new material to be released since Normandie released their sophomore album White Flag two years ago, Jericho sees a simultaneous evolution towards the future and a nod towards the past. It brings an exciting new urgency to the trio’s sound, cutting through any uncertainty, whilst seeking lyrical inspiration from vocalist Philip Strand’s past as he finally confronts previously buried secrets.
Opening up about this, Philip shares:
When we first wrote Jericho I was actually singing about something else. It was originally about a relationship where the other person was very cold hearted and they didn’t really give away any emotions but it became increasingly clear that something else was driving the song.
Writing became like a therapy session for me, all of a sudden. I felt like there was something deeper I wanted to touch on. I wanted to touch base and just really go into this emotion. Something was driving me down there, into myself. So I made a conscious decision to write about my personal experiences for the first time. I felt like it was time. I went back and I switched some words around so that the entire meaning of the song shifted. It’s became about breaking down the old to give way and form something completely new…