Silent Treatment is the debut international long player from justifiably tipped Norwegian quintet Highasakite.
Highasakite make pop music, but an adventurous brand of indie pop full of contrasts. Once you hear Highasakite you'll wonder how you ever got by without them, theirs is an endless sound oscillating between density and spaciousness. Silent Treatment is filled with radical texture and startling immediacy, Ingrid Helene Håvik's idiosyncratic vocals perfectly joins the album's eccentricity and accessibility.
Silent Treatment, produced by acclaimed Norwegian producer, Kare Chr. Vestrheim, is perceived by Havik as a very romantic album, with many of its themes existing in the realm of relationships behind closed doors. Yet for all the lyrical depth and layered compositions, the one thing that Highasakite do exceedingly well is enveloping choruses, which instantly take