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Eivør (pro. 'Iver') Pálsdóttir (pro. 'Paul'sDaughter)
Eivør Pálsdóttir is the Faroe Island's highest acclaimed singer, and indeed by many considered one of the best musical artists in the whole Nordic Region.
On November 23rd Eivør released her new album, 'eivør', produced by Bill Bourne.
On November 25, 2004, 'eivør' was nominated Pop Album of the Year at The Icelandic Music Awards.
On January 19, 2006, 'eivør' was nominated for 6 Danish Music Awards.
On March 11 in Tonder, Denmark, Eivør wins Danish Vocalist of the Year and Danish Album of the Year for her 3rd solo recording, 'eivør'.
November, 2007 - Eiv┐r releases 'Human Child'. Produced by Irishman Donal Lunny (Sinead O'Connor, Planxty), the recording is released in 2 versions - English and Faroese. In December, Human Child goes Gold in Iceland with sales of 7500 units.
Only 24 years of age, Eivør has traveled far around the world with her music, won two Icelandic Music Awards, released six albums, collaborated with artists such as the world famous Danish Radio Big Band, Canadian folk/roots singer Bill Bourne and sung lead vocals in numerous musical projects, including rock group Clickhaze, and Folk/Jazz group, Yggdrasil.
Eivør's trademarks are the intensity and honesty of her performances, as well as the astonishing variety of vocal styles – from resonant operatic to clean folk, from raw, open throat ethnic to husky jazz – all skillfully implemented in a sublimely personal musical expression. With her roots firmly planted in her native Faroese tradition, Eivør Pálsdóttir creates music that reaches out to enthrall listeners all over the world.
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Eivør Pálsdóttir - 'eivør'
Produced by Bill Bourne
12 Tonar (www.12tonar.is)
'eivør' is available at fine record stores across Canada
Distributed by Spirit River Distribution... www.spiritriver.com
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Bill Bourne with Eivør Pálsdóttir Festival Bio
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