Lead single “Take Me Home” recently debuted in the top ten on the U.S. Folk Radio Charts, offering a hint of what’s to come for this artist on the rise. Talvik has performed at festivals ranging from Lollapalooza to SXSW, she’s opened for Maria McKee & David Duchovny, and has collaborated with former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler, as well as Tobias Fröberg (Peter Bjorn and John).
Her latest single was just featured on Billboard: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8529460/sofia-talvik-blood-moon-video
Haunting pedal steel intertwines with warm upright bass, guitars and piano, creating an ideal foundation for the stark beauty of Sofia’s vocal work. (Fun Fact! Time Fleming who plays the pedal steel, was also Laura Branigans bass player back in the days).
Delving into folk melancholy akin to fellow Swedes First Aid Kit, Paws of a Bear delivers Talvik’s own neatly packaged stories across its 10 stunning tracks. Haunting pedal steel intertwines with warm upright bass, acoustic guitars and piano, creating an ideal foundation for the stark beauty of Talvik’s singular vocal work. Her carefully thought-out steps serve her airy productions well, offering up reflections of her childhood on the island of Orust, on Sweden’s west coast. The latest single, “Siren Song,” unpacks Talvik’s conflicting views of an unending voyage throughout the states—an ode to the road, the endless highway and her longing to return home.