Kristin Asbjørnsen NORWAY
Singer and songwriter Kristin Asbjørnsen is one of the most distinguished artists on the vibrating extended music scene in Europe. Over the last decade, she has received overwhelming international response from critics and the public alike for her personal and unique musical expression.
In 2005 Kristin made her international debut as a Film Score Composer for the American movie “Factotum”, based on a novel by Charles Bukowski (Bent Hamer /Jim Stark Prod). The film and the soundtrack received a lot of international acclaim and "Factotum" was selected for the Cannes Film Festival. Kristin’s soundtrack album is released on the French/Am label Milan Records. Kristin won the Norwegian “Kanon” Film Music Award (Best Soundtrack).
Kristin has a unique voice and her trademark sound is rich with contrasts and dynamics, with strong melancholy and a feisty devilish energy. Her music is a mesmerizing beautiful exploration; quiet and intense, with an incredibly strong awareness in the way she's approaching the songs.