Highasakite is a Norwegian indie pop and rock band, now back with new music from their last album «Uranium Heart» and with a new, impressive live production.
Their debut full-length album, Silent Treatment (produced by Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim), was released in 2014 to rave reviews from the Norwegian newspapers and recently marked a two-year milestone in the Norwegian Top 40 Chart. For the album, Highasakite also won the “Pop Group of the Year Award” at the Norwegian equivalent of the Grammy Awards, Spellemannprisen; additionally Håvik was nominated in the categories “Composer of the Year” and “Writer of the Year”, winning the former. The same year the band won the Bendiksen Award, an award and grant given to up-and-coming artists to help develop their talent, winning 100,000 Norwegian kroner.
The successor album Camp Echo – became another chart-smashing effort, winning Highasakite a second consecutive #1 chart debut in Norway and #24 entry in the Australian Top 40. The album features singles ‘Someone Who’ll Get It’ and ‘Golden Ticket’, amassing streams of more than 6 million in just over a month. Taking its namesake from one of seven detention camps within Guantanamo Bay, ‘Camp Echo’ arrives in a whirl of acclaim. Despite loose political commentary, the album is without agenda. The intention is not to persuade or invade but more so, an attempt to make sense of the inner turmoil born of external unrest.