Fróði, Yggdrasil and Arnold Ludvig Sextet

Fróði «Ultramarine» (2016)

Fróði «Creeping Storm» (2009)
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Guðrið Hansdóttir’s brother, Fróði Hansen, doesn’t appear on the Faroese musical stage as often as his sister does, but each his performance is like a bright flash. After the release of a powerful album in collaboration with The Pink Slips, he remained silent for three years. Having created a new band, Fróði recorded a soft and gentle album featuring Guðrið – she charms the ear in penetrating «I Remember You Well» and ethereal «Sunset Surf». Among the well-known to us musicians, in Fróði’s project we can find Bartal Augustinussen, Mikael Blak and Per Petersen. There’re only 6 songs in the «Ultramarine», but all of them are right on the mark. Their precision can’t be grasped from first seconds, but after several run-throughs one just can’t stop listening to the records. You want to put on replay the bold «Mickey Mouse», which is very similar to the previous releases of the Faroese musician: «Creeping Storm» (2009) and «The Mouse» (2012), want to meditate with «Ghost Of A Smile», and tune in to the touchy and vibrant voice of Fróði in the «Ultramarine».

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