CMU Approved

Approved: Lune

By | Published on Monday 29 April 2013


Lune, aka Linnéa Martinsson, is managed by Refune, the company owned by Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia, and first came to prominence last year with a Tiësto remix of her single ‘Girls With Bangs’. And if that’s not a sentence to give a false first impression, I don’t know what is. Because despite those mainstream dance associations, Lune’s music is actually very considered pop.

“Lune is not a regular house act but when I heard it I immediately knew that it was a project that I wanted to get involved in”, Ingrosso himself said of her music, adding: “It’s a project that one shouldn’t try to influence too much – it really has it’s own unique qualities that shouldn’t be tampered with”.

With her debut album, ‘Music & Sports’, out now through Universal in Sweden, Martinsson herself says Lune is “an art project that evolves depending on who takes part in it”, which I think means that she makes great pop music and then gets other people to collaborate with her to put on cool live shows.

We can all go and find out if that’s right when she plays the UK launch party for this year’s Way Out West festival at Electrowerkz in Islington on Tuesday night. Also performing are Say Lou Lou, while BBC 6music’s Adam Dineen will play a DJ set. Tickets for the show are free from here.

Meanwhile, check out the video for ‘Girls With Bangs’ here: