Linnea Olsson

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Linnea Olsson
GenresIndie folk, art rock, world, pop, neo-classical, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Instrument(s)Vocals, cello, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, percussion
LabelsSony Music

Linnea Olsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known and acclaimed as a cellist. A former member of the band Isildurs Bane, she released her first album, Ah!, in 2012,[1] followed by a second album Breaking and Shaking in 2014. She was, with Jennie Abrahamson, the opening act and touring cellist for Peter Gabriel's Back to Front Tour running from 2012 through to the end of 2014.

She was the singer for the 2019 rhythm-action video game Sayonara Wild Hearts,[2][non-primary source needed] with music composed by Daniel Olsén and Jonathan Eng.



  • 2012: Ah! (Götterfunk Produktion)
  • 2014: Breaking and Shaking (Götterfunk Produktions, Sony)
  • 2017: For Show (Götterfunk Produktions)
  • 2019: Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo AB)


  1. ^ A Gifted Cellist Sails Beyond Sweden, Across 'Fields Of Love' NPR 'All Things Considered', 22 January 2014
  2. ^ @cellolinnea (12 December 2018). "Hi! I'm singing in a video game made by Simogo out 2019! ✨Sayonara Wild Hearts is a pop album video game about be…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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