In spite of her young age, Marion Raven has been a recording-artist for over 20 years. It all started at the age of 10 when she released an album with children songs on EMI Norway with her friend Marit Larsen. The album even ended up being nominated for a Norwegian Grammy. At the age of 14 Marion and Marit, now under the name “M2M”, signed with Atlantic Records and had big success in the US, Asia, South America and Scandinavia. They released 2 albums that sold over 2 million copies.
In 2005 Marion Raven released her first solo album on Atlantic Records in the US with success in countries like Japan where her song “Break You” was #1 for weeks.The album was co-written and produced by Max Martin and Nikki Sixx among others.
In the summer of 2006 Meat Loaf released the song “It´s All Coming Back To Me Now” from his album "Bat out of Hell 3", where Marion was his duet partner. She toured with both Meat Loaf and Pink around the world in 2007.
In the fall of 2010 Marion was a judge on the Norwegian “X Factor” and 2011 she appeared as Norwegian “Idol” judge. Winter 2013 she took part in the TV success “Hver gang vi møtes”. April the same year Marion released her 2nd solo album, “Songs from A Blackbird”.
This album went to #3 on the Norwegian sales chart, the 2 singles “The Minute” and “Driving” raved the radio stations for months and Marion toured Norway for her first live solo tour. June 10th 2014 Marion released a new single “In Dreams” in Norway and announced a double album with release of "Scandal Vol. I" September 22nd 2014 and "Scandal Vol. II" January 2015. A Norwegian live tour is being planned for winter 2015.
The "Scandal" project is the result of collaboration with Sony Music Norway (Scandinavian rights). Marion is also signed directly to Epic/Sony Music Germany on a worldwide (ex Scandinavia) record deal. An International version of "Songs from A Blackbird" was released in Germany/Switzerland and Austria August 8th 2014. These albums was followed by "Scandal Tour" in Norway and supporting Lionel Richie on his European Tour.