After giving us a few samples of what was yet to come, with tracks such as Velodrome that ended up on Scandipops “Best New Synthpop”, Vintage Love which is listed in the top40 chart on Amazing Radio UK, featured in the Irish Daily Star and played on national Irish radio RTÉ 2XM and Nostalgia which aired as signature melody in the Swedish TV serie “Sofias Änglar - Den stora återföreningen”, the full debut EP from HENRIKES is finally released 30th of April.
In NAIVE AGAIN the listener is taken on a journey of an emotional cycle. It begins with an immersion of getting caught up in something that is altering between reality and fiction, then moves into the unnerving awakening of realising it didn’t turn out as expected, which leads to ultimately looking back with a hint of bitterness and idealisation of the past. The sound of the EP is filled with passion for warm analogue synths, retro drum machines and dreamy arpeggios.
HENRIKES is a pop project consisting of vocalist/writer Henrikes and producer/writer Märta Grauers. With takeoff in Henrikes' melodic universe in combination with Märta's creative productions
and experience, they have created a melancholic, dreamy electro pop sound with influences
from both emotive film music and 80's synths.
Inspiration comes from legends such as Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Kate Bush and
contemporary artists like Lykke Li, Anna of the North, BANKS, Susanne Sundfør and Kleerup.
The songs tell stories in a cinematic way oscillating between darkness, hope, love and nostalgia.