At VGAN we are proud to collaborate with Norwegian singer, songwriter and record producer AURORA. She has developed her very own VGAN chocolate, the amazing hazelnut, guarana and ginger flavor.
AURORA – BORN AND RAISED ON THE WESTCOAST OF NORWAY
Aurora Aksnes was born in Stavanger and raised in the towns of Høle and Os, she began writing her first songs and learning dance at the age of six.
After some of her songs were uploaded online and became popular in Norway, she signed a recording contract with Petroleum Records, Decca and Glassnote Records in 2014.
RUNNING WITH THE WOLVES
Aurora gained recognition with her debut EP, Running with the Wolves in 2015, which contained the sleeper hit Runaway. Later that year, she provided the backing track for the John Lewis Christmas advert, singing a cover of the Oasis song Half the World Away.
ALL MY DEMONS GREETING ME AS A FRIEND
Aurora’s debut studio album, All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend received positive reviews throughout Europe and earning her platinum certification two times in Norway.
Her music is primarily electropop, folk, and art pop with vocals referred to as “ethereal”. At the start of her career she only played the piano, but later involved herself in percussion and other aspects of music production.
In addition to her solo work, Aurora has collaborated with and co-written songs for other artists, including Icarus, Askjell, Lena, Travis and The Chemical Brothers. She has also contributed to soundtracks for several films and television series, including Girls, Frozen II and Wolfwalkers.
Most recently she released a single for the 15th anniversary of legendary video game Assassin´s Creed.