"If the pop music industry in the UK has any respect for itself, it [Bad Things] will be hailed like ‘Gotye’ or ‘Fun’. Niki and the Dove might be the latest cover story for Scandinavian pop, but that may soon shift to highlight Be The Bear and rightfully so” 5/5
- Born Music UK
"Scandinavia once again proves to be a musical paradise … the voice of the singer seems to swim in places recalling the best achievements of Bjork, or the charismatic voice of Florence Welch." - Music Is
"Be The Bear’s tasty brand of electro pop had me hooked on my very first listen. Her voice slays me." - Syffal, US
Iris and Hedvig is an Indiepop/Cinematica duo from Gothenburg, Sweden. They are signed to Loud Attic Records (home to Be The Bear and We Do Not Negotiate With Terrorists). "The Watcher And The Mind" is their debut single. Iris, born June 25, 1994 is of Swedish, Norwegian and Russian descent and Hedvig, born Januari 14, 1995 has Swedish and Icelandic roots. "The Watcher And The Mind" Composed, produced and mixed by Christina Wehage (Be The Bear) & Unne Liljeblad. Lyrics by Hedvig.
Our youngest act, Swedish 15-year old Nicole, also known as Nico Alva is climbing the charts in Sweden with her debut single "Stitches", currently no. 8.
We are proud to announce that we have added ÁSGEIR STARK to our roster of Swedish talent. Stay tuned for new releases 2017.
“Riotous, rambunctious and raw”
- Chris Long, BBC Manchester
"Sticking out like a sort thumb in Gothenburg's love for indiepop" - Muso's Guide
"the fuzzy grey skies of Manchester are in their music" - Natalie Shaw, MOBO Awards
"Great tunes, snappy image, bags of just the right sort of attitude" - 17 Seconds
"It’s quite simply bloody charming!" - Groove Magazine
Brand new single "Dollhouse" now on Soundcloud for showcase, click to listen.