Guðrið Hansdóttir

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Guðrið Hansdóttir is a Faroese singer, songwriter and musician, she plays, amongs other instruments, on guitar. Her music is a mix of pop, soul and folk.  According to herself, she is inspired by Swedish pop, rock and folk music from the 1970s.

Guðrið's third album, Beyond the Grey, reached number 9 on a top-10 list of the best albums in Iceland in 2011. In October 2011, Guðrið Hansdóttir represented the Faroe Islands in a music festival called Seattle Sister City Showcase - Reykjavik Calling in Seattle with participation from Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland, festival. In October 2012 Guðrið appeared at the Nürnberg Pop Festival in Germany.