Hafdis Huld was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. She graduated from LCCM in 2006, Her songs now have more than 5 million Spotify streams, are on numerous compilations and advertising campaigns across Europe, she’s had several number 1 singles in her home country, a remix reached #1 on the HypeM remix chart, and she’s a regular guest vocalist for other artists.
From the age of 15 onward she toured and recorded with the iconic eletro-collective Gus Gus. Two world tours later, she left the band to collaborate with chill-out electronic outfit F C Kahuna, co-writing and performing on the classic ‘Hayling’ and ‘Machine Say Yes’. She was a featured vocalist on Tricky´s 2008 album ‘Knowle West Boy’.
Her debut solo album, the lo-fi ‘Dirty Paper Cup’ was released in 2006. The album got great reviews from critics including The Guardian, The Fly and The Independent, received national radio play on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and 6 Music and won the Icelandic Music Award in 2007 for Best Pop Album.Her second solo album ‘Synchronised Swimmers’ was released in 2010. Two of the singles went to number 1 in her home territory and the title track reached no. 2 in the Icelandic album charts – kept off the top slot by Michael Jackson. 2014 saw the release of her third solo album of original songs, ‘Home’. Released in April 2014 on Reveal Records/Red Grape (UK/Europe) and OK!Good Records (USA/Canada). Two songs on the album were included in the popular Asian teen drama ‘My Secret Romance’. Throughout 2016 she wrote and recorded songs for her fourth solo album. ‘Dare to Dream Small’ which was released in 2017. It features the string quartet from the ‘Broadchurch’ soundtrack and was mixed by Addi 800 (Bjork).