We were young in Mosjøen, Norway, just two hours south from the arctic group, O.J. Hanssen inherited a like for American nation music from his parents, who stuffed their house using the noises of Buck Owens, Tammy Wynette, Gene Watson, Bobby Bare, and Jim Reeves. His own private collection shortly eclipsed that of his parents, as he purchased numerous nation music albums through the U.S. and Britain, ultimately amassing over 3,500. Hanssen started performing and moved into a talent competition, attracting the eye of a manufacturer who provided him an archive deal. Because of this, his first record, You Made MY ENTIRE LIFE a Song, premiered in Norway. Hanssen continuing to sing for the weekends while seeking a career being a deputy sheriff in his hometown. He developed a pursuing in Scandinavia and finally released six albums. He made a decision that the next phase rest in Nashville and relocated there in 1999. He started documenting his American debut, What’t It Gonna Consider, in the summertime of 2000 and released it a season later.