Review of Astrid Williamson's album Here Come The Vikings.
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The amiable Astrid Williamson speaks out.
The Shetland Songstress Astrid Williamson has been around the music scene for a long time and has lived in a variety of places. I was intrigued to find out what motivated her bitter-sweet brand of folk and how she felt about being dubbed folk’s answer to Avril Lavigne. Thankfully, after completing the Arts Council funded Roadworks tour for up and coming artists, she took time out to answer questions on anything and everything. It won’t take you long to find out that she has an opinion (invariably a refreshing one) one most topics.
1. It is possible to describe your style of music in the same way as your place of origin the Shetlands; rugged and raw yet beautiful and captivating, plus it will be around forever. Has where you come from dictated your style of music or would your music be the same no matter where you hailed from?
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