Ep. 40 · FINNEAS · I Lost A Friend · Cover by Fridolijn
ABOUT FRIDOLIJN Amsterdam based singer and songwriter Fridolijn is known for her evocative style, which is completely her own. She likes to describe it as dreamy folktronica. Her songs slowly unfold and unravel themselves, her crystal clear voice is wrapped in soft layers of swirling synthesizers, acoustic folk guitars, ambient electronics and distant drums.
“Had Nick Drake been a graceful young woman living this day in age, this is the album she would have made.” With this quote Jazzism magazine gave Fridolijn's solo debut ‘Catching Currents’ a glorious spot in their year’s top 10 list.
With over 2 million streams on Spotify, international shows on stages like Billboard Live Tokyo, The Tabernacle London, and Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and press coverage on blogs like Written in Music and NoDepression, Fridolijn has steadily been making a name for herself. She first appeared on the scene with ‘Crossing the Rubicon', by her band Finn Silver. A jazz, pop and hip hop-influenced debut, which reached top chart positions in Holland and Japan. It brought Fridolijn & her band to international Festivals like North Sea Jazz Festival, Injazz and Über Jazz, and to the stages of Billboard Live Tokyo, het Concertgebouw Amsterdam and The Tabernacle in Londen Itunes hauled her 'New Jazz Artist of the Year'. Her Solo debut Catching Currents came out in 2015 on V2 Records.
Fridolijn was a member of Singer/Songwriter supergroup 'Ladies of the Lowlands', and recorded and performed internationally with British jazz band/MOBO winners Kairos 4tet, pianist Gideon van Gelder (Jose James), Cinematic Orchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum (UK) and was host of the monthly vocal session at Amsterdam’s North Sea Jazzclub. Her 2020 releases Chapter One and Chapter Two mark a new beginning for the artist, showing us the artist took the time needed for refining her sound, making curious for what is yet to come.
Watch more of Fridolijn's videos here: http://bit.ly/38jizbQ