Marion Raven

Norwegian Singer
Born May 25, 1984

Marion Elise Ravn, born 25 May 1984 in Lørenskog, Norway, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter, and former child actress. Her surname is of Norse origin, with Ravn meaning Raven, which she adopted as her stage name Marion Raven as well as her trademark raven logo. She was one-half of the now defunct pop duo M2M, along with Marit Larsen. Raven was later marketed as a pop rock artist with the release of her solo debut album, Here I Am.… Read More

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1984 Birth Marion Raven was born Marion Elise Ravn on 25 May 1984 in Lørenskog, Norway, to her father, H. Ravn, and mother, R. Medhus. … Read More
1993 9 Years Old In 1993, she acted in the musical "Sound Of Music", produced by Norwegian Broadway. … Read More


1995 11 Years Old In 1995, Raven's father arranged for her to make a demo in a studio in Oslo, together with her childhood friend, Marit Larsen. … Read More
1998 14 Years Old In 1998, M2M started recording pop demos in English and struck a record deal with Atlantic Records after auditioning with Raven on the keyboard and Larsen, the guitar. The two collaborated with many songwriters from around the world and produced their multi-platinum debut album, Shades of Purple, that was released in 2000, with the lead single, "Don't Say You Love Me" featuring on the soundtrack of the first Pokémon movie. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old Upon signing her deal with Atlantic Records, Marion Raven set about recording her debut album, and worked with Swedish songwriters/producers Max Martin and Rami, as well as Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk and her husband Raine Maida from 2003 to 2005. … Read More


2005 21 Years Old The album was finally released in Raven's home country, Norway, on 10 August 2005 debuting at #6, alongside Sweden. … Read More
…  In 2006, Raven was signed to the indie record label, Eleven Seven, and released the Heads Will Roll EP, as well as her European/U.S debut and second album overall, Set Me Free, in 2007.
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Prior to the release of Raven's second studio album Set Me Free in March 2007, she toured around The Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom to help promote it. … Read More
2008 24 Years Old In 2008, Raven made a cameo appearance in the music video for the song "Saints of Los Angeles" by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, and later began writing material for her third studio album, later titled Nevermore, before recording in 2009.
2010 26 Years Old Raven stated that the album would lean more towards the genre of piano rock, before releasing the lead single "Flesh & Bone" in September 2010, which was received poorly by Norwegian music critics, while the second single "Found Someone" received more positive reviews and peaked at #4 on the Norwegian iTunes chart.
In August 2011, Raven announced she had began writing new material for her next album.
2012 28 Years Old In March 2012, Raven released the first single from the re-recorded album "Colors Turn to Grey" and stated that she is "hoping" to publish the new album sometime in 2012. … Read More
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