O Rebekka Bakken
With her extraordinary voice and her personal songwriting, Rebekka Bakken has created a loyal fan base as an extraordinary singer from Norway. An enthusiastic audience and an exuberant press are at her feet.
Her voice moves effortlessly from rough, smoky sounds to clear, bright tones. Her music uses influences of rock, pop, chanson, jazz and folk music and ranks from intimate, minimalist songs to extended, energetic outbursts. The Norwegian writes and sings with the deepest conviction, without inhibitions and internal censorship, instinctively and openly. This is perhaps the reason why, as a listener, you immediately feel addressed and understood by her lyrics. She has manifested herself as a strong and individual voice in the best sense of the great singer/songwriter tradition.