Dagny's "Backbeat" couples a handclap stomp, resounding piano, and spirited guitar, that instantly energizes, especially once its cinematic and unshakable refrain kicks in. Her dynamic voice takes the spotlight and doesnt let go.
Born Dagny Norvoll Sandvik, Dagny is a Norwegian pop singer and songwriter who hails from the northern city of Troms. The daughter of jazz guitarist/composer ystein Norvoll and jazz singer Marit Sandvik, she Dagny relocated to London, England in her twenties before her debut single, "Backbeat," appeared in September 2015. It quickly became a streaming hit, garnering half a million plays in its first week and millions more in the months that followed. Her debut EP was expected in 2016. ~ Marcy Donelson