About Karin Park
She started her career in Norway where her 2004 debut single and album "Superworldunknown" won the award for "best newcomer" at "Spellemannpriset" (The Norwegian equalent to the Grammies). Superworldunknown also got nominated as the all time best Norwegian Song by Spirit magazine and Radio P3 - Norway’s biggest radio station.
After the release of Karin Parks second album "Change Your Mind" (2006) Karin's music developed in a new and darker direction with more beats and electronic influences. Her third album "Ashes To Gold" (2009) was produced by Fredrik Saroea, front man in Norwegian electro band Datarock.
Following that release Karin and her brother David continued to develop electronic/industrial music with a more and more experimental sound.
2010 Karin Park signed a record deal with the Portsmouth based label "State Of The Eye Recordings".
She started working on here fourth album "Highwire Poetry" with her brother David and Portsmouth based producer Barry Barnett in early 2011. It was brought to Swedish producer Christoffer Berg (known for his work with The Knife, Fever Ray, Little Dragon's Yukimi Nagano) who finished the production and did final mixing.
”Highwire Poetry” was released 2012 with great reviews in the UK, Germany, Norway and France where it initially was released. The sound was often described contradictory as "electro-analogue", "new-retro" or "industrial-pop". With her musical direction Karin was compared with Fad Gadget, Gary Numan (Who Karin joined on tour the same year), Depeche Mode and The Knife. Karin Parks’s characteristic voice has also been compared with Karin Dreijer-Anderssons (of Fever Ray and The Knife) and Björks. In interviews Karin her self has compared it to Grace Jones.
Karin Park also works as a model. And did the soundtrack for Norwegian movie “Skjult” (2009) in which she also had an acting part.
Aug 27 ThursdayGothenburg, Sweden Brewhouse