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Sofia Talvik is a Swedish musician and singer/songwriter who was born on an island just off the west coast of Sweden. Her music often blends elements of folk and pop; she also uses a lot of acoustic instruments in her songs, including violins, cellos, trombones, and acoustic guitar.Read More...
Sofia Talvik has emerged like a lady of the forest, bringing a new interesting side to folk music. Soft, airy, and graceful, Sofia Talvik sings both songs that touch on themes of love and heartbreak, as well as a healthy dose of anecdotal stories from her own life.
At the age of eighteen she left behind the comfort of home for the bright lights and lonely nights of Stockholm. There every experience, good and bad, would soon take the form of a beautiful, funny or heartbreaking song.
She's playing a unique blend of folk-pop (someone said Neo-Folk). This American genre filtered through her Swedish heritage, becomes something totally unique, a blend that has attracted attention from a broad audience all over the world.
Her soft and airy music at her combination of modal chord changes and beautiful 60's euro-pop melodies combined with the gentle singing of a 70's folk songstress will make you think of Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake, Jewel and Aimee Mann.
Her soft and airy music has been recognized by music lovers and critics all over the world letting her tour the US several times and making her the first ever Swedish female singer to play at the Lollapalooza festival.