Label: Sena - SCD419 • Format: CD Album GatefoldDVD DVD-Video • Country: Iceland • Genre: Classical, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk, Classical
He started singing with the band Bendix and the moment he first appeared on stage singing Penny Lane, he kickstarted one of the Hvít Jól - Björgvin Halldórsson - Jólagestir Björgvins Í Höllinni 2008 brilliant careers in Icelandic pop music history.
The album was released late in and sold well. They released a few albums through the years and were always hugely popular.
Many of his songs have been collected on various compilation albums. His voice can be heard on more than recordings in Icelandic music history and he has taken part in many song contests both in Iceland and abroad.
In Bjorgvin released a triple CD boxcontaining 70 of his most popular songs, along with 4 new recordings. Bjorgvin has recorded around songs in his succesful career. This Compilation Box was a best seller before christmas and sold around To celebrate Bjorgvins 35 years in the recording business he staged a show at the prestigous Hvít Jól - Björgvin Halldórsson - Jólagestir Björgvins Í Höllinni 2008 Club in Reykjavik.
The show premiered in october and is still running to a packed house. These concerts are now released on DVD and CD and are receiving rave reviews and are avalailable in all records stores in Iceland. Also avalable on the internet at www. These concerts were released in November in a 2 CD box. This box was at the top of the charts in Iceland Quem Sabe Um Dia - Xuxa - Xou Da Xuxa Seis Christmas and was the seasons best seller.
The concerts were also screened on New Years day on Channel 2 in Iceland Bjorgvin wil still be recording and producing. His next project are various and exiting projects. He will be in the studio for the vinter of producing albums. Among the projects that Bo will be working on on is a tripute album to the country legend Hank Williams. Bo is hoping to have many of the top Icelandic artists to take part in this project.
Also in the works is the 7th "Songs of Iceland" album that contains many of the best Icelandic songs from way back when. Bo is also writing material for a new solo album. Release date is not confirmed. Awards were handed out to many of Icelands leading artists. Bo was nominated in 2 categories, performer of the year and as a part of the Band Baggalutur Bo sang the lead in one of the Muralhas Da Solidão - Various - Sucessos Nota 10 popular songs of " Allt fyrir mig".
Bo won the perfomer of the year award. He closed the show with the band Baggalutur. A crew of two traveled to Iceland with the help of Icelandair and interviewed Bo and they went over his career and played some 30 songs. It was broadcasted in april to a large audience of listeners.
A podcast is available on the following podcast site. Now the 7th one is in the works and will feature many of the most popular Icelandic Pop songs through the years. Many of the popular singers in Iceland will perform. Release date is scheduled for 17th of July Along with this release a box of 6 albums of Songs of Iceland will be released. So in total 7 albums will be available, containg Iceland favorite songs.
After that Bo will begin work on other projects as well as a solo album with new material. Here is an update august 25tth Icelandic Songs 7 is out now and has had great success. It was number 1 for three weeks on the sales Chart here in Iceland. Also the The Iceland Songs 6 cd box has remaines in top three position.
Plans for a new christmas album is in the works and Bo is busy in the studio recording the new album. There will be many great performers guesting on this album. Along with the release of this album, Sena Music will be releasing box of 3 Christmas albums from the past. These are the popular "Jolagestir" albums that bo did release some years ago and have become a classic seasonal albums in Iceland.
All tickets in total, for 3 shows are now sold out. Mr Thor Baldursson is the arranger, Bjorn Bjornsson will direct and design the stage. Everything Toccata In D - Jaroslav Tůma, Johann Pachelbel - Historic Organs Of Bohemia (IV.) will be done to make this a momorable event. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:.
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