Bjøro Håland: Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever is Bjøro´s 22nd release, and yet another example that his signature voice just gets better with the years. The album was recorded in Nashville and is a joint project between Bjøro and the legendary trio Cerney, Kelly & Ellis, three singer/songwriters from Nashville. The trio is expected to Norway as guests of Bjøro’s album release tour in June.
The Trio from Nashville
Todd Cerney and Casey Kelly has provided a number of top hits for among others, Kenny Rogers, Dottie West, Tanja Tucker and George Strait. Cerney was Grammy Nominated in the category for best country song with “I’ll still ask for loving you”, recorded by Restless Heart. He won the ASCAP Country Song of the Year, for the same song in 1987, and ASCAP Most Performed Song in a Movie 2002 with “Good Morning Beautiful”, recorded by Steve Holy. Leslie Ellis has been working on songs for Barbara Streisand, among others, and has received Grammy Award for backing vocals on Celine Dion’s “My heart will go on”. The trio, who play everything from mandolin and harmonica to guitar and keyboards, has toured with Bjøro in the U.S. for many years, and has also participated several times at the Dark Season Festival in Kristiansand. They are all looking forward to touring together. Many have been waiting for a new Nashville-release fro Håland. Diamonds are Forever has become a 12 tracks long record full of vitality, energy and high quality music.