Candid Badge could be described as a symbiosis between American folk-rock and native Norwegian folk-music tradition, along with some weird and ambient gravy.  Lyrically it deals with everyday challenges, darkness and the beauty of life.

Candid Badge was, (until it's demise in 2016) a solo-project by Chris Bøvra, although Linn Øfstaas played an important part over the years. Additional musicians used and misused by Candid Badge are Mads Vintervold, Ken Patrick Sande, Sarah A.V. Johston, Kristian Leonardsen, Cassandra Bækkel, Miriam Drag Eiring, Ronja Reithaug, Kenneth Mehlum to name a few...