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Iselin Løken Solheim (born 20 June 1990), known mononymously as Iselin, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She is known for her vocals in Alan Walker's singles "Faded" and "Sing Me to Sleep".

Iselin Solheim
Birth nameIselin Løken Solheim
Born (1990-06-20) 20 June 1990 (age 28)
Naustdal, Norway
OriginOslo, Norway
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2007–present
Associated acts

Contents

CareerEdit

Iselin Løken Solheim was born in Naustdal, located in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway and started singing at a young age. In 2007 she participated in the Norwegian version of Pop Idol named Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne, where she placed in the top 40.[1] In 2009, after high school she attended Skiringssal Folkehøgskule in Sandefjord, where she mainly studied music and then began writing her own songs. In 2010, she attended The Institute for Performing Arts in Liverpool, where she studied Popularize Music & Sound Technology. Here she developed as an artist and performer, starting with new projects and cultivating her own sounds.[2]

After returning to Norway from the United Kingdom, Bisi Music signed her immediately. She then released her well-received debut single "What's Happening", which received wide airplay and was selected Song of the Week for the national radio station Radio Norge. At that time Solheim met Jesper Borgen together with her former manager Hilde Wahl from Bisi Music to test out a new partnership. They later on wrote the text, melody and produced the song "The Wizard of Us" together.[1]

In late 2015 and early 2016, her vocals were uncredited on Alan Walker's EDM songs "Faded" and "Sing Me to Sleep".

In 2018, she released her new single, "Bathtub".

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

As lead artistEdit

Title Year Album
Credited as Iselin Solheim
"What's Happening" 2012 non-album singles
"The Wizard of Us" 2013
"Oracle"
"Giants" 2015
"Listen" 2016
Credited as Iselin
"Bathub"[3] 2018 non-album singles
"Lost"[4]

As featured artistEdit

Title Year Album/EP
Credited as Iselin Solheim
"Usynlig"
(Cir.Cuz featuring Iselin Solheim)
2013 Vi Er Cir.Cuz
"Giants"[5]
(Lotus with Montis featuring Iselin Solheim)
2017 non-album single
Credited as Iselin
"Do You Care"[6]
(Ryan Riback featuring Iselin)
2017 non-album single
"Walking By"[7]
(Felix Cartal featuring Iselin)
2018 Next Season
"Listen"[8]
(Seeb featuring Iselin)
Nice to Meet You - EP
"Just For A Moment"[9]
(Gryffin featuring Iselin)
non-album singles
"On Me"[10]
(Samuraii featuring Iselin)

Other songsEdit

Title Year Platform
"Coloured Sky" 2010 SoundCloud
"Crazy Town"
(featuring Jesper Borgen)
2012 YouTube

Production creditsEdit

Title Year Artist Role
"Faded" 2015 Alan Walker Uncredited vocalist
"Sing Me to Sleep" 2016

Music videosEdit

Title Year Directors
"The Wizard of Us"[11] 2013 N/A
"Faded (Restrung)"[12] 2015
  • Rikkard Häggbom
  • Tobias Häggbom
"Giants"[13] 2015 N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Iselin Solheim: – Trollet i meg vil frem
  2. ^ URØRT: Iselin Solheim biografi (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ "Bathtub - Single by Iselin on Apple Music". iTunes Store (NZ). Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Lost - Single by Iselin on Apple Music". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Giants (feat. Iselin Solheim) - Single by Lotus x Montis on Apple Music". iTunes Store (IT). Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Do You Care (feat. Iselin) - Single by Ryan Riback on Apple Music". iTunes Store (GB). Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Walking By (feat. Iselin) - Single by Felix Cartal on Apple Music". iTunes Store (NO). Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Nice to Meet You - EP by Seeb on Apple Music". iTunes Store (NZ). Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Just For a Moment (feat. Iselin) - Single by Gryffin on Apple Music". iTunes Store (RU). Retrieved 2018-06-23.
  10. ^ "On Me (feat. Iselin) - Single by Samuraii on Apple Music". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 2018-10-30.
  11. ^ Hilde Wahl (14 July 2013), Iselin Solheim - THE WIZARD OF US (official video from Bisi Music), retrieved 25 May 2018
  12. ^ Alan Walker (11 February 2016), Alan Walker - Faded (Restrung), retrieved 4 July 2018
  13. ^ Iselin Solheim (27 November 2016), Iselin Solheim-Giants, retrieved 4 July 2018