CMU Approved

Approved: Broen

By | Published on Thursday 23 July 2015


By blending a variety of styles – from Swedish guitar-pop to hip hop – Broen have gained a good reputation as a live band back in their native Norway. They also released their debut album, ‘Yoga’, there back in February. All of this is yet to come for us in the UK though, where we’ve only just received their debut single ‘Iris’.

An examination of jealousy and paranoia, ‘Iris’ fittingly sounds both intimate and distant. Echoey cries of “you and me, you and me” might seem like a joyous ‘us against the world’ call to arms on their own, but become increasingly desperate within the context of the rest of the lyrics.

Listen to ‘Iris’ here: