Debrah Scarlett – Cynical Youth
Hot debut here! 23-year-old Norwegian artist Debrah Scarlett has just unveiled her debut single Cynical Youth, off an upcoming EP, DYS(U)TOPIA, which will be released on March 17th. the first track taken from her upcoming debut EP. Her voice is amazing and it stands out almost immediately, hinting comparisons to acts like London Grammar (especially their most recent songs) and Chløë Black.
Born in Switzerland in 1993, she’s the daughter to a Norwegian mom and a Swiss-Italian father. She moved to Norway when she was 7, only to head back to Switzerland again for her teenage years before returning to Norway once again in 2014. Speaking several language from a young age, Debrah never really mastered any of them. “Music became my language,” she said “It enabled me to truly express myself.”
Speaking on her experience of a childhood spent traveling, she added: “I think a lot of people get very confused when they ask where and when I’ve lived here and there. I’ve kind of been like a yo-yo, moving back and forth,” ending up feeling “like an alien, different from those around me.”