Thea Hjelmeland

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Thea Hjelmeland
Thea Hjelmeland at Piknik i Parken in 2016
Thea Hjelmeland at Piknik i Parken in 2016
Background information
Born1987 (age 33–34)
Førde, Sunnfjord, Sogn og Fjordane
OriginNorway
GenresIndie Pop, folk music
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
LabelsØra Fonogram
TheaH Music
Websitetheahjelmeland.com

Thea Hjelmeland (born 1987 in Førde, Sogn og Fjordane) is a Norwegian musician, singer and songwriter, raised by an artist mother and a musician father.[1]

Career[edit]

Her first album Oh, the third.. was released in 2012 [1]

Her second album Solar Plexus was released in 2014. The music is a mixture of pop, electronica and world music. The album received good to excellent reviews.[2][3][4][5] The song "Feathery" was released as a single.[6]

Hjelmeland has featured at several of Lars Vaular's songs. In 2014, she made the music for Frode Grytten's play Sånne som oss at Den Nationale Scene. The play was based on the songs of John Olav Nilsen & Gjengen.[5]

She lives in Bergen and has also lived in Førde, Cuba and Paris.[1]

Honors[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • 2012: Oh, The Third.. (Øra Fonogram)
  • 2014: Solar Plexus (TheaH Music)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Thea Hjelmeland NRK. Retrieved 3 October 2014
  2. ^ Når sorg blir omsatt i vakker musikk (in Norwegian)Dagbladet.
  3. ^ Tor Martin Bøe (12 September 2014 Plateanmeldelse: Thea Hjelmeland - «Solar Plexus» (in Norwegian) VG.
  4. ^ Eivind August Westad Stuen (16 September 2014) Tidløs albummagi (in Norwegian)
  5. ^ a b Geir Rakvaag (5 September 2014) Sanger fra mellomgulvet (in Norwegian) Dagsavisen
  6. ^ Eldgrim Fossheim et al (13 August 2014) Thea gjorde plate av sorga si: – Det er veldig sterkt og eg er veldig stolt (in Norwegian) NRK

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Young Dreams
Recipient of the Indie Spellemannprisen
2014
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Sigbjørn Apeland
Recipient of the Vossajazzprisen
2015
Succeeded by
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