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Rebekka Karijord


Country of origin:

Born in Norway, currently lives in Sweden

Type of music generally:

Pop/rock

Status:

Most recent release, Music for Film and Theatre (2014)

See also:

Rebekka Karijord's site

Wikipedia's entry on Rebekka Karijord

Rebekka Karijord's facebook page

Comparisons:

Ane Brun, Fallulah

Covers/own material:

Ow, occasional co-writing

General comments:

Edgy, powerful pop. Rebekka Karijord has a strong, lovely voice—it's both rich and crisp. She also has strong songwriting chops, and knows how to put together a catchy sound. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Recommended first album:

The Noble Art of Letting Go is the only one we've heard to date

Recordings:

  • Neophyte (as Rebekka, 2004)
  • Good or Goodbye (as Rebekka and the Mystery Box, 2006)
  • The Noble Art of Letting Go (2011)
  • We Become Ourselves (2012)
  • Music for Film and Theatre (2014)

The Noble Art of Letting Go

Release info:

2011—lillfacit Reocrds

Availability:

Europe

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Rebekka Karijord—vocals, piano, harp, harmonium, glockenspiel

Guest artists:

Anders Scherp—guitar, bass; backing vocals (4)
Erik Nilsson—drums, percussion
Stockholm Strings:
     Anna Dager—cello
     Hanna Ekström—violin
Staffan Findin—trombones
Ane Brun, Elin Ruth Sigvardsson—backing vocals (1)
Jennie Abrahamson—backing vocals (6)

Produced by:

Tobias Fröberg & Rebekka Karijord

Comments:

An impressive album, really well-constructed and powerful. Highly recommended for all ectophiles. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)


Thanks to Sophia Gurley for work on this entry.

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