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Despite being new to the music industry, Nøgen has made its way to the top of the basque charts this past year. It all started with their first EP. The long nights of Erasmus 2016 in Denmark were the spark that ignited the first steps of the group. Music became the scape through which Markel Idigoras (ukulele) expressed his feelings and emotions to all that he was going through being far away from home. Nøgen means “naked” in danish, and it mirrors what the group aims with their songs: let all their inner thoughts, questions and worries flourish into lyrics and melodies. Once he came back to his hometown (Donostia), he shared his ideas with Alex Irazusta (guitar) and Ane Negueruela (lead voice).

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Once he came back to his hometown (Donostia), he shared his ideas with Alex Irazusta (guitar) and Ane Negueruela (lead voice). They became a group of three and began to share their work with the world playing live during summer 2016. Their songs were like fresh air: catchy and happy melodies of pop-folk (inspired by Mumford and Sons, Of Monsters and Men, La M.O.D.A. etc.) captivated their growing audience wherever they went. However, they were looking for a bigger and stronger sound and that’s when Olatz Cuevas (bass) and Jokin Gilisagasti (drums) became members of the group.

The five of them continued to play live shows, but still did not have any recorded material out. They decided it was time to go into the studio, and released their first EP “Lys” in summer of 2017. The song Nora was the one that broke all the expectations and made the group stand out in the basque music scene.

In early 2018 Ane Negueruela left the group, but Nøgen decided to keep going and recorded their first LP in the studio of Haritz Harreguy. “Liv til døden” (live until you die) is made of nine songs and it portrays the particular and characteristic sound that has became the signature mark of the band.

In the record they mix three languages: basque, spanish and english. Their foundation lies on pop-folk melodies, but they explore the full spectrum of this genre. The fresh melodies of “Lys” are maintained in songs like Enarak, Hil Arte Bizi or D&D. But there are other songs like Loreak Eman Arte that bring us to another atmosphere of broken melodies and deeper sounds. Anai and Keari explore nostalgic vibes in the beginning and then break out into a powerful chorus. Nøgen reflects the hopelessness of having hope and the yearning of joy in “Liv til døden”. These mixed feelings sit back with the song Oxigenoa, giving the audience an opportunity to get lost and travel to new places with the growing intensity of this pop song.

They became a group of three and began to share their work with the world playing live during summer 2016. Their songs were like fresh air: catchy and happy melodies of pop-folk (inspired by Mumford and Sons, Of Monsters and Men, La M.O.D.A. etc.) captivated their growing audience wherever they went. However, they were looking for a bigger and stronger sound and that’s when Olatz Cuevas (bass) and Jokin Gilisagasti (drums) became members of the group.

Nowadays Nøgen are Eider Saez, Markel Idigoras, Alex Irazusta, Olatz Cuevas and Jokin Gilisagasti and they are here to stay. They don’t know what the future holds for them, but they have a clear vision: passion and hard work will take you places.

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  • Eider Saez / 
    Vocals
  • Markel Idigoras / 
    Ukulele and vocals
  • Alex Irazusta / 
    Guitars and vocals
  • Olatz Cuevas / 
    Bass and back vocals
  • Jokin Guilisagasti / 
    Drums and back vocals

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