Greta Svabo Bech

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Greta Svabo Bech
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Background information
Born 1987 (age 29–30)
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Genres Electropop, alternative pop, electronic
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2008–present
Website www.gretasvabobech.com

Greta Svabo Bech (born in Tórshavn) is a Faroese singer-songwriter. She first became known for her work with Canadian producer Deadmau5, when "Raise Your Weapon" was nominated for ‘Best Dance Record’ of Grammy Awards in 2011[1] and hit the 100 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] Greta went on to work with Italian artists The Bloody Beetroots on their second album ‘Hide’ [Ultra], and since started releasing solo material in 2013.[3]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Shut Up & Sing (2013)
  • Broken Bones (2013)
  • Brave Moon (2013)

EPs[edit]

  • Shut Up & Sing Reloaded (2013) - features 5 versions of "Shut Up & Sing", with remixes by: Zeds Dead, The Frederik, Designer Drugs, and an "Uncovered" version[4][5]

As Featured Artist[edit]

  • Fire Inside - Gemini ft. Greta Svabo Bech (from "Fire Inside EP") (2012)
  • Chronicles of a Fallen Love - Greta Svabo Bech & The Bloody Beetroots

Other Appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist Album Contribution
2010 Raise Your Weapon Deadmau5 4×4=12 Vocalist
2013 My Love Cher Closer to the Truth Co-writer
2013 Circles Greta Svabo Bech In a Time Lapse (Ludovico Einaudi Remixes, EP) Vocalist/Writer
2013 Runaway The Bloody Beetroots Hide Vocalist/Co-Writer

Music Videos[edit]

As Main Artist[edit]

  • Shut Up & Sing (2013)
  • Broken Bones (2013)

As Featured Artist[edit]

  • Chronicles of a Fallen Love (with The Bloody Beetroots) (2013)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Recipient Award Category Result
2012 "Raise Your Weapon" Deadmau5 ft. Greta Svabo Bech 54th Annual Grammy Awards Best Dance Recording Nominated[1]
2012 Greta Svabo Bech Planet Awards 2012 in the Faroe Islands Best Female Artist Nominated[6]
2014 Greta Svabo Bech Faroese Music Awards Female Artist of the Year (pop) Won[7]
2014 Greta Svabo Bech Faroese Music Awards Video of the Year (Broken Bones) Won[7]

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