It finds the Norwegian artist opening up in a frank manner...

girl in red has shared her frank, intimate new single 'midnight love'.

The Norwegian dark-pop riser has gained a phenomenally devoted audience, one that hinges on her each and every word.

New single 'midnight love' finds her opening up in a daring way, with the poignancy of the arrangement set against the intimacy of the lyric.

Out now, it could be Marie Ulven's most striking moment yet, the narrative playing with different roles.

She says...

"'midnight love' feels like my best work so far. its my first song with a piano, but the approach of writing it was a bit different than usual too. even though i’m singing from my perspective, as the ‘victim’, in real life it was actually me who was ‘bad guy’. a close friend was treated the same way i had treated someone else."

"like, this dude would text her at night to see if they could meet up, and it kind of gave her false hope that they could be something more, so she always would say yes and be there for him. seeing that so up close gave me some perspective and i realised that my situation was very similar."

"so this song is pretty much me reflecting on how small i’ve made someone else feel. even though i never meant be a dick, i was. we met up recently after she heard the song and i apologised. i think she forgave me."

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Fabian Fjeldvik

Join us on the ad-free creative social network Vero, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks, exclusive content and access to Clash Live events and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold.



Follow Clash: