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Ruben

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  1. 1.
    Lay By Me
    2:500:30
  2. 2.
    Walls - Naked Edition
    2:590:30
  3. 3.
    So High
    3:390:30
  4. 4.
    Power
    3:090:30
  5. 5.
    As Long As I Break Your Heart
    2:480:30
24-year-old Ruben from the island of Bjarkøy in North Norway has gone from releasing his humble attempts at pop music to quickly reaching a large audience, in Norway and internationally.
With more than 100 million streams and nominations for national music awards, including the Spellemann Prize (Norwegian Grammy) for "Newcomer of the Year" and "Song of the Year", Ruben has gotten a kick-start to his career. Not bad for a guy who initially started making music as a way overcome his inner demons.
His debut EP Melancholic carried on the themes from the songs that had already created waves. They alternate between light and dark, pain and hope - based Ruben’s own experiences. His songs have his own experiences with social anxiety and insecurity as a focal point. In the aftermath of the extremely successful EP Melancholic, Ruben has shifted his focus towards the brighter spectrum of emotions with his newest single “So High”. He’s described the song as an ode to the feeling of losing yourself in a moment, as a musician but also in life in general
His debut single "Walls" reached #6 on Spotify's top 50 in Norway, fourth place on the radio chart, and spent over a year on Spotify's top 200. "Lay By Me" reached the top of the radio chart and the sixth spot on Spotify's top chart in Norway. “Power” paced itself as #24 on the Norwegian Spotify top 50, holding the top 50 position for over 150 days. Ruben has written all music and lyrics, and is co-producer on all of his tracks.

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