Introducing Norwegian Girl in Red

Listen to the music of the award-winning Norwegian singer-songwriter “Girl in Red”, the queer icon, and the next big thing in Norwegian music.

The 23-year-old Norwegian Marie Ulben Ringheim, well known as “Girl in Red,” won the Grand Prize at this year’s prestigious Spellman Music Awards in Norway.

Often referred to as the “Norwegian Grammy Awards” Spellemannprisen Honor the best Norwegian musicians last year. Previous winners of major awards include Röyksopp. a-haAlexander Rybak, Karpe Diem, SisselAlan Walker and Tix.

In addition to the entire Spellemannprisen, she brought back a gong for this year’s songwriter and released this year for her debut album.

Unfortunately, Girl in Red was unable to win the award directly as she had completed a major US tour that included a performance at Coachella. This is a sign of her growing international popularity.Billie Eilish Surprised her Won the Album of the Year Award during the festival.

Who is Girl in Red?

23-year-old Marie Ulven Ringheim is a real person behind a persona. He was born in Horten and he studied piano, guitar and music making. She recorded her music in her bedroom and began publishing it to her Soundcloud.

She released “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend” under a monica called “Girl in Red”, from which things grew rapidly. Ulven has gained many online followers in Norway after being featured in the NRK. This song was also on the best list of 2018. New York Times..

“If I could make it quiet”

Girl in Red’s first studio album was the cornerstone of 2021’s groundbreaking year. Acclaimed by critics, it reached second place in Norway and seventh place in the United Kingdom, demonstrating a clear maturity of Ulven’s music.

“If I could make it quiet” featured the singles Midnight Love, Lou and Serotonin. The latter caught the attention of Irish DJ Annie Mac, who was unveiled at BBC Radio 1.

When explaining the lyrics, the red girl described the record as an “emotional summary” of 2020, where she explores her mental health and “various aspects of love.”

You can’t dig deep and hide
From the corner of my heart
I’m scared of the contents

– Serotonin

Parents The album is described as follows. “Marie Ulben’s debut album is a quiet and confident declaration of intent that should resonate far beyond her fan base.” NME “Lo-fi heartaches give way to widescreen ambitions,” he said.

Queer icon

An openly gay girl in red throughout her career, she quickly became an icon for the video platform TikTok. Users often asked the question, “Are you listening to girl in red?” As a way to ask if someone is an LGBTQ +.

The inspiring video of the 2020 holiday single “Two Queens in a King-sized Bed” further established her popularity among the queer community.

Your freckled cheeks, our tangled feet
The closer it is, the better
So let’s stay here
Until it disappears forever

– Two queens in a king-sized bed

With the approval of this year’s Spellemannprisen, Ulven’s immediate future looks bright. Take a look at this space! Introducing Norwegian Girl in Red

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