Hafdis Huld releases the beautiful autumnal track ‘Synchronised Swimmers' on Nov 1st via Red Grape Records.
Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Calum MacColl and Alisdair Wright, and recorded and mixed by the legendary engineer Phill Brown (Bob Marley, Rolling Stones, Robert Plant, Robert Palmer) the single balances delicacy and warmth to create an intimate feel.
“Love her – she’s an Icelandic Cerys Matthews” Steve Lamacq, Radio 2
“A lovely album.” Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
“Hafdis is brilliant!” Lauren Laverne, BBC 6Music
“I love her!” Jon Holmes, BBC 6Music
“A dream-pop breeze – the hottest download” Sunday Times
“Bittersweet, slightly bonkers and decidedly swoony” Time
The title track from Hafdis Huld’s second solo album of beautiful quirky folk-pop that is raising the singer’s profile worldwide. Since she returned to live in her home country at the end of 2009, the album reached number 2 in the album charts and has now been licensed through 5 different independent labels for release this summer around the world (including the USA and Canada) with further releases due in China and Korea.
The releases will be supported with an autumn tour that kicks off in September, taking in Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Sweden and the UK. Following this, Hafdis will fly to the USA for her first solo promotional visit.
It’s been a very busy year so far, including gigs, festivals, showcases, live radio & TV sessions and signing a worldwide publishing deal with the highly respected independent publisher, Bucks Music.