Frida Hyvönen

Frida Hyvönen

Infobox musical artist |
Name = Frida Hyvönen

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Background = solo_singer
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Born = 1977
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Origin = Robertsfors, Sweden
Instrument = piano
Genre = Blues, Pop, Folk
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Years_active = 2004 – present
Label = Licking Fingers Secretly Canadian
Associated_acts = The Concretes
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Frida Hyvönen (born 1977) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She grew up in Robertsfors, a small place just outside Umeå in the north of Sweden (which is also the hometown of the band "Sahara Hotnights"), and currently lives in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm.

Her first record, "Until Death Comes", was recorded at Stockholm's Atlantis Studios and co-produced with Jari Haapalainen of The Bear Quartet. The record was released in the EU in 2005 on The Concretes record label Licking Fingers, in the United States in 2006 on Secretly Canadian and in Australia in 2007 on Chapter Music. Hyvönen received the 2005 "Stockhomlspriset" ("Stockholm Prize") by the Swedish publication "Nöjesguiden" for her debut album. [] Her first single, "I Drive My Friend", climbed the hit-list in Sweden for a few weeks.Fact|date=February 2007

Frida has been touring Scandinavia, Europe and the US with her piano since 2004. She also played in Shanghai.In the spring of 2006 she toured the United Kingdom with José González, and in the summer of 2006, she toured the US with fellow Swedish artist Jens Lekman. In the fall of 2005 Frida wrote music for dance performance PUDEL, by choreographer Dorte Olesen. She also performed the music live on stage. The music was recorded in 2006 and released in january 2007.

In the fall of 2007 Frida recorded a cover of the R.E.M. song "Everybody Hurts", released in digital form by StereogumShe also covered the song "Sista dan tillsammans" together with Mattias Alkberg on "Dubbel Trubbel", a tribute to Olle Adolphson.

Hyvönen's next album, "Silence is Wild", will be released October 29, 2008 in Scandanavia and November 4th, 2008 in North America.

She is also working on a collaboration with photographer Elin Berge, in a project that will be out in 2009.


*2005 "Until Death Comes"
*2005 "I Drive My Friend" (single)
*2007 ""
*2008 "Silence is Wild"


*Hopper, Jessica. "Frida Hyvonen unafraid of mixing music, feminism". "Chicago Tribune" March 9, 2007. Accessed August 12, 2007.
*Loebenstein, Ghita. "Until Death Comes - Music - CD Reviews". "The Age" (Melbourne, Australia) March 30, 2007. Accessed August 12, 2007.
*Reed, James. "An introduction to Nordic tracks – MFA to present a triple bill of Scandinavian rockers". "Boston Globe" February 25, 2007. Accessed August 12, 2007.

External links

* [ Homepage]
* [ Facebook Fan Page]
* [ Frida Hyvönen @ myspace]
* [ Frida Hyvönen on Secretly Canadian]

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  • Licking Fingers — is a Swedish independent record label run by and affiliated with The Concretes, a Swedish indie pop band. It was formed in Stockholm sometime between 1997 and 1999. The Concretes and Frida Hyvönen have released music through this imprint. Bands… …   Wikipedia

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  • Secretly Canadian — Fondé en 1996 Fondateur Chris et Ben Swanson, Eric Weddle, et Jonathan Cargill Genre(s) Rock indépendant Pays d origine États Unis Siège Bloomington …   Wikipédia en Français

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