Nils Bech has long been a prominent fixture in underground music and performance art in Norway having released three LPs with the Norwegian independent label Fysisk Format. Known for captivating performances and a distinct falsetto lying bear his soul in a thick Norwegian accent Nils accumulated a cult following. After signing to legendary NYC electronic label DFA Recordings for his 4th LP “Echo” Nils gained international acclaim and became a household name in Norway after several of his songs were featured in the hit Norwegian TV show SKAM. Nils’ performance of “O Helga Natt” (a Swedish translation of “O Holy Night”) on the show also landed him a top 40 single in Norway and a place in the top 10 of Spotify’s Global Viral Chart.
“Nils bech is the queer musical genius you might not know yet… [His] songs plant minefields in your heart. Slowly, they start to implode, taking your emotionally-fraught soul with them.” - i-D
"Complex, theatrical synth-pop fused with contemporary classical”- the FADER
“[Nils] has this unnerving, wide-eyed gaze that, along with elegant, slightly gaunt features that recall an Egon Schiele portrait, make it difficult to look away.” - The Independent