Erja Lyytinen (born July 7, 1976) is a Finnish blues guitarist and singer-songwriter.
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Lyytinen started playing guitar at the age of fifteen and used to sing in a soul music group. She was influenced by singers like Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor and Bonnie Raitt. Lyytinen is a 1995 graduate of Kuopio Senior High of Music and Dance. She studied from 1995 to 2003 at the Kuopio Conservatoire and Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and has a Master of Music degree.
Lyytinen's debut album was 2002 release Attention!. In 2005 she was signed by the German label Ruf Records and recorded her third solo album in Oxford, Mississippi. Lyytinen has been touring across Europe, in 2010 she was supporting act for Walter Trout on his British tour.
Erja Lyytinen lives in Helsinki with her spouse Davide Floreno who is the rhythm guitarist of her band. In September 2013 it was announced that Lyytinen is pregnant with twins.