Known for albums such as for example Faces Straight down, Heartbeat Radio, and Phantom Punch, this Norwegian vocalist, musician, and songwriter attained a Best Fresh Act honor in the Norwegian version from the Grammy Awards. During his child years years, he began taking acoustic guitar lessons and been trained in both traditional and Bossa Nova musical designs. He published his first track, “Locust Lady,” when he was fourteen yrs . old. His 2004 recording, Two Method Monologue, was praised by critics because of its smooth blending of varied musical designs. His relationship to celebrity and model Mona Fastvold lasted from 2005 until 2013. His cousin Lars Vaular experienced a successful profession like a rapper.