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Sofia Talvik is the next rising star from Sweden. She has emerged like a lady of the forest, bringing a new interesting side to folk music. Where other artists surrender to the mainstream, Sofia makes her own paths through the musical underbrush of today.
Her soft and airy music has been recognized by music lovers and critics all over the world, allowing her tour the US several times. In 2008, she became the first Swedish female singer to play the Lollapalooza festival.
She's now back in Europe after having done and extensive tour throughout the whole of the USA. She played her way through 37 states and did over 250 shows on the 16 month long tour in an old RV. She officially showcased at the International Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis, TN, and SxSW in Austin, TX 2012. She is now touring in Germany during 2014.
Her 5th full length album "The Owls Are Not What They Seem" was released in January 2012 to much critical acclaim and in October 2013 her live album "Drivin' & Dreaming LIVE" was released. She also released the book "Drivin' & Dreaming" with stories and pictures from life on the road. It was released as a Kickstarter project and met the goal within 24 hours. The book was featured on KickassTrips.com
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In 2014 Talvik released the EP "FOLK" A six track special. A hauntingly beautiful EP of old Swedish folk songs in a new modern presentation. She is now working on a full length album with new original material.
The Owls Are Not What They Seem - CD 2012
"Listening to her music, an otherworldly edge, surprising twists and powerful, haunting vocals make her much more than just another pretty folk-pop-acoustic performer." - Atlanta retro
“This album is exceptional” - Alright I’m Wrong
“Talvik’s gentle acoustic songs make up for any loss of sonic power and rhythmic force with a focus on the sweetly nuanced basics: endearing melodies and tasteful arrangements” - Direct Current Music blog