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Eydis Evensen

The Light

Sony - XXIM Records
Release Date: May 26, 2023

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Anna's Theme
Dreaming of Light
Eydis Evensen - KEXP LIVE
1 Anna’s Theme  
2 The Light II  
3 17.3.22  
4 Tranquillant  
5 Disturbance  
6 Transcending  
7 Tephra Horizon  
8 Fragility  
9 Near Ending  
10 Full Circle  
11 Dreaming of Light  
12 Resolution  
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Icelandic pianist and composer, Eydís Evensen will release her much anticipated second album ‘The Light’ on 26th May via XXIM Records.  Following on from her successful 2021 debut ‘Bylur’, which put her firmly on the map as one of neo-classical’s leading artists and which has amassed over 40 million audio streams to date and her subsequent 2022 EP ‘Frost’, ‘The Light’ further expands on this young artist’s scope for talent and expression, presenting her not only as a pianist, arranger and lyricist but also for the first time as a vocalist.  

Evensen cites two underlying themes to the ‘The Light’: it is both a deep reflection on the rough and rugged landscapes of Iceland and how they have shaped her personality, as it is a personal expression of a sense of hope and brighter times following hardship.  Both are represented by the theme of light – the inner light that guides us and the natural light, so rare in the dark Icelandic winters.  Written from personal experience at a time of relief and closure in her own life, Evensen is passing on here a message of both personal and collective hope and resilience to her listeners that better must come.  Having dealt with personal challenges in the very best way she knows how – at the piano, making music, this cathartic experience of intense composition and performance has culminated in ‘The Light’.

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