The Scandinavian soul music scene has always been synonymous with innovation, pushing boundaries, and transcending genres. Ingrid Jasmin, a talented Norwegian artist, is no exception to this rule.
With her latest single and video, “M.U.E.R.T.O,” she seamlessly combines R&B, hip-hop, and Spanish influences, resulting in a captivating and refreshing musical experience. Since we first heard it, the appeal of “M.U.E.R.T.O” has only increased.
M.U.E.R.T.O” immediately grabs your attention with its infectious beats, melodic hooks, and Ingrid Jasmin’s mesmerising vocals. The track’s rhythm and production are rooted in R&B and hip hop, infusing it with an undeniable groove that will make you want to move. But what truly sets “M.U.E.R.T.O” apart is its incorporation of Spanish lyrics, showcasing Ingrid Jasmin’s multicultural background and her ability to blend different musical influences seamlessly.
The fusion of styles adds intrigue and allure to the song.
The fusion of styles adds intrigue and allure to the song. Her sultry and powerful voice carries the emotions conveyed in the lyrics, whether you understand every word or not. It’s a testament to music’s universality, transcending language barriers to evoke feelings that resonate with listeners.
Accompanying “M.U.E.R.T.O” is a visually stunning music video with Spanish aesthetics that complements the song’s energy and style. Skilfully directed, shot and edited by Elisa Bates the vibrant colours, evocative imagery, and skilled dancers all contribute to the overall atmosphere, enhancing the song’s message and impact.
Ingrid Jasmin’s “M.U.E.R.T.O” represents a refreshing departure from the conventional Scandinavian soul music landscape. However, this bold approach resonated with this writer, and listeners seeking out original and boundary-pushing artists should be equally hooked.
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Ingrid Jasmin and her debut album “Luna”
Ingrid Jasmin emerged in the Norwegian music scene with her debut album “Luna.” The release of her first single, ‘Pilgrim,’ showcased her extraordinary talent, combining electro-acoustic elements with traditional influences in a modern production. Ingrid’s distinct vocal style immediately captured attention, leading to her recognition with a Norwegian Grammy award. Revered by the Norwegian daily Aftenposten for her “fantastic voice,”
Ingrid Jasmin’s emotional and confident performances have solidified her status as a rising star. Her exceptional ability to infuse flamenco-inspired sounds with her own unique touch has enthralled audiences globally. With roots in Telemark, Ingrid Jasmin’s exploration of Spanish-speaking cultures, especially Costa Rica, Cuba, and Spain, has heavily influenced her music. Collaborating with esteemed musicians and producers like Mathias Eick, Jonas Kroon, Mogiall, and Tuva Færden on her debut album ‘Luna’ has elevated her artistry to new heights.
Despite being a newcomer, Ingrid Jasmin has already made waves in festivals such as Førde Traditional and World Music Festival, Telemarkfestivalen, and Oslo World. Her upcoming performances include prestigious events like Vossa Jazz, Havana World Music, and national TV appearances. Ingrid received crucial support from the Norwegian Arts Council in 2021 for the creation of her album and was selected by Music Norway for the esteemed export program EX.TRA in 2022.
With her unparalleled fusion of diverse musical influences and captivating talent, Ingrid Jasmin is poised to leave an indelible mark on the international music stage.