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Hanne Mjøen will not be your common pop queen. The Norwegian alt/pop artist creates music that makes you wish to dance, with lyrics that make you wish to cry. Her intoxicating sound is coated in a darkish, uncooked edge, offering a comforting reminder that it’s okay to be flawed, whereas her lyrics pull the set off for an outlet of pent-up feelings.
Mjøen is only a small-town woman, residing in a lonely world. The kid of a hairdresser and a salesman, she got here of age in Oppdal, a small mountain village. She had by no means dreamt of turning into a pop star. All she needed to do was to sing and write songs, and hopefully, have them make an emotional reference to somebody on the market. Pop music as a style – with its booming choruses, spine-tingling chord progressions and lyrics about love, longing and betrayal – not its recognition, was what had appealed to her.
In her highly-anticipated new chapter, Mjøen describes the phases and struggles you undergo being in a relationship. Feeling proud of the love, however sad with placing your self in second place. She fell in love however fell aside as nicely. That is her journey to search out the power to say it as it’s, after protecting the reality from herself for thus lengthy, and he or she is taking you along with her on this journey. Returning along with her extremely anticipated EP Fall In Love / Aside, she brings euphony-flowing fables to life with the flourishing power she continues to own so brightly.
Exploring tribulations of affection and loss, tunes “Distance” and “I By no means Informed You” unite with pounding basslines and hovering synthesizers that will discover a residence on any dancefloor. Mjøen confides, ”I’ve a nasty behavior of distancing myself from folks as quickly as I really feel like I’m not being seen. Speaking about how I really feel isn’t one thing I do naturally, and I begin performing out and altering desperately to get a confrontation, after which forcing myself to discuss it to defend my actions. It’s a really dangerous manner of dealing with issues, however in my head, it feels extra pure to chop the tires than to repair them. “Distant” is describing the desperation you are feeling when folks can’t see the best way you’re making an attempt to inform them that one thing is flawed.”
Adopted by “Dangerous For My Well being” and “Laborious to Love”, she brings her narratives to life with the intricacy listeners proceed to adore. She continues, ”Laborious To Love tells the story of being a posh particular person. Everybody has dangerous sides and struggles and thru the lyrics I needed to place mine on the desk, letting the one you like know that in order for you a love of everlasting sunshine, I’ll provide the reverse. I’ll make it laborious so that you can love me trigger, sadly, I’m not an ideal particular person both.” That includes artist Ryland James, he provides, “Engaged on “Laborious To Love was a extremely stunning expertise. Such a collaboration isn’t one thing I’ve ever been a part of as an artist and to have the ability to assist convey Hanne’s imaginative and prescient to life by lending my voice to it’s fairly particular. I’ve been by means of this sense many occasions in my relationships with folks near me, and I feel it’s one thing the overwhelming majority of the inhabitants additionally feels sooner or later or one other in the course of the course of their lives. Typically it’s good to know you’re not the one one on the planet who can really feel unloveable or tough to deal with once in a while. It’s a really regular a part of the human expertise.”
Mjøen’s unapologetic authenticity and humbling resonance come to life in Fall In Love / Aside with enthralling musicality. Her subsequent musical challenge exhibits the admirable power that may outcome from vulnerability.
So far, her music has garnered over 23 million streams, receiving airplay in over 25 international locations worldwide, together with Annie Mac and BBC Radio 1. In 2021 she was the seventh most-played artist on Norwegian radio and has been praised by the likes of Rolling Stone, The Line Of Greatest Match, Paper Magazine, Wonderland Magazine, 1883 Magazine and lots of extra. 2023 is ready to be an explosive yr for Hanne Mjøen, with a bonus EP monitor set to drop within the new yr too!
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