Annie, the forgotten Norwegian pop star of yesteryear, will release her first EP since ’09, ‘A&R’, early next month.

Annie’s announced herself almost a decade ago with her 2004 debut album Anniemal, which featured the singles ‘Chewing Gum’ and ‘Heartbeat’, a catchy cut that attracted the remix attention ofRoyksoppandAlan Braxe. Annie has only released one album in the ensuing decade, but now returns to the fray withA&R, a five-track outing produced byRichard Xthat features the track ‘Back Together’, which was co-written byLittle Boots. Annie discussed the forthcoming EP in cryptic fashion, apparently stating that she opted against releasing a full album because, “it makes more sense in this ‘do what you want, when you want world’. I’m like a virus.” A catchy virus, perhaps…

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