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Frida Hyvönen

Frida Hyvnen

Years Active: 2004 to present

Genre: Singer-songwriter, indie rock

Country: Robertsfors, Sweden


Frida Hyvnen (piano)

Artist Bio:

From their Wikipedia entry, Frida Hyvnen (born 1977) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She grew up in Robertsfors, a small place just outside Ume in the north of Sweden (which is also the hometown of the band Sahara Hotnights), and currently lives in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. Her first record, Until Death Comes, was recorded at Stockholm's Atlantis Studios and co-produced with Jari Haapalainen of The Bear Quartet. The record was released in the EU in 2005 on The Concretes record label Licking Fingers, in the United States in 2006 on Secretly Canadian and in Australia in 2007 on Chapter Music. Hyvnen received the 2005 Stockholmspriset ("The Stockholm Prize") by the Swedish publication Njesguiden for her debut album. Her first single, "I Drive My Friend", climbed the hit-list in Sweden for a few weeks. Frida has been touring Scandinavia, Europe and the US with her piano since 2004. She also played in Shanghai. In the spring of 2006 she toured the United Kingdom with Jos Gonzlez, and in the summer of 2006, she toured the US with fellow Swedish artist Jens Lekman. In the fall of 2005 Frida wrote music for dance performance PUDEL, by choreographer Dorte Olesen. She also performed the music live on stage. The music was......[Read More]