Mårten Lärka is a pop oriented singer, songwriter and troubadour, from the northern part of Sweden. He has mostly used Swedish lyrics, but now also sings in French.
The music of Mårten Lärka is minimalistic with the songs clearly defined in the centre. Rock’n’roll or lullabies. The lyrics are given with a mix of humor and seriousness, with the modern society in focus.
Mårten Lärka has attracted creative youngsters, curios children and cultured adults for more than a decade. He has been touring with his personal style all through Sweden, and parts of Germany.
2005 saw the release of the debut album, "Innan Natten Har Gjort Kväll". 2006 it was time for the xmas single, "Trasiga Pepparkakshjärtan". The 2nd full length album, "Livstidsvicket", followed in 2008. The EP series, "Trubadelica", started off 2011. The 4 track "Doneras Till Staten" was released in 2013 and a 3rd full length album, "Jadåså", in 2014. The 10” vinyl album "Alouette" will be released in April this year.
Mårten Lärka started his musical track in the 80´s. In the 90´s he belonged to the swedish indie scene with Opossum, who later on became The Trimatics. He has also been involved in a Swedish Grammy, for performing 2 classic children songs on "Älskade Ramsor, Sagor Och Sånger Från Barnkammarboken, Vol 4" in 2007. But that's another story...