I don't understand Norman's penchant for pseudonyms (a word I apparently can't spell), but I think it's charming. Perhaps he's avoiding contractual obligations to record labels, perhaps he's making his Wikipedia entry excessively confusing, as long as the end product is great music, I don't care.
And so far, it's been good music. Last year he released an album as BPA, and made song of the day with the Iggy Pop-sung track "He's Frank (Slight Return)." In the interest of spotlighting different music here's a fantastic track with Emmy the Great, "Seattle":
Ashley Beedle provides the vocals on "Should I Stay or Should I Blow":
More birthday fun soon...