Bárður Johannesen’s new single Sophie shows him grow as a singer-songwriter, expanding his sound into a fresh, pop realm. This will be his first single since Stars and Oceans’ from 2015, and Sophie is the first lead single ahead of a full album that is scheduled to come out late in 2020. Sophie is inspired by the book Sofies Verden, written by the Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder.
Bárður Johannesen is an artist from Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Faroe Islands is a small country far in the middle of nowhere of the Atlantic Ocean. The place consists of 18 small and green islands, and is known for its peaceful and beautiful nature environment and changing weather colors, its great and steep mountains, surrounded by the great and harsh sea. This mystical and enchanted place is inspirational and perfect to write music. The track Verð Fyri Øll (World For All),
His debut album called Ancient Forgotten Stories has received good reviews from many places. Now Bárður Johannesen definitely are ready to take the step up as a highly acclaimed songwriter. Here is a non-music related advice, visit the Faroe Islands, you won’t regret it!