"The Flamingo" by Gouldian Finch marks the captivating emergence of Martin Horntveth's solo venture under this unique alter ego. Collaborating with the luminous Emilie Nicolas, one of Norway's shining stars, results in a sonic masterpiece that dazzles beyond boundaries. Nicolas's vocals infuse the track with an infectious energy, making it impossible not to sway to its rhythm. It's a track that puts us in mind of alt-pop superstars like Alunageorge – with unique electronic production at the forefront of the vibe.
The song, co-written with the talented lyricist Martin Hagfors, delves into the narrative of a flamboyant mafia character meeting his end in the swamps outside a bustling city. Hagfors's storytelling prowess shines, painting a vivid and cinematic picture that engrosses listeners.
"The Flamingo" signifies the inception of an eclectic and naturally evolving journey within Horntveth's musical realm. With lush electronic production enveloping Emilie Nicolas's remarkable voice, the track is an irresistible invitation to dance and groove.