Blessed in Tromsø, Norway, Lene Marlin Pedersen had an enthusiastic curiosity about creating music from a age group. In 1995, at age 15, she was treated to her initial guitar. This present from her parents would inspire her to invest hours composing music in her area, only if as a spare time activity within the midst of lengthy, dark Scandinavian winters. 2 yrs later, a few of Lene’s close friends approached NRK — the biggest media corporation in Norway — in relation to what they regarded as a special skill. An NRK radio train station in Tromsø decided, and asked Lene along to record a demonstration, which captured the hearing of Virgin Information, who authorized her just about at that moment. Lene Marlin’s hobby got quickly become a lot more significant in that short time, as she started documenting her debut recording at age 17, while still their studies at college. The pay-off was nothing at all lacking miraculous as her debut “Unforgivable Sinner” became the fastest-selling solitary in Norwegian music background, while Playing My Video game topped her country’s recording charts. Achievement was also found in other areas of Europe, such as for example within the U.K., where in fact the catchy solitary “SEATED Here” made the very best Five in 2000, and in Italy, using the recording making the very best Ten. 2003 noticed the discharge of Lene Marlin’s second record, A LATER DATE, which became equally popular, achieving number 1 in Norway and number 3 in Italy. The follow-up, Shed in an instant, found its way to 2005 and appreciated success once more around European countries although, much like 2009’s Twist the reality, it had been Lene’s Norwegian group of fans that would verify most loyal towards the vocalist/songwriter. Lene Marlin in addition has been credited being a songwriter for various other performers, including Rihanna on 2007’s “Great Girl Gone Poor.” Lene’s 5th full-length, Here WE HAVE BEEN: Historier Så Langt, premiered in 2013.