”With sparing arrangements she delivers beautiful, melancholy tones – just close your eyes and allow yourself to be seduced”.
”Kari Rueslåtten has a voice of rare magnificence”
“She sings beautifully, communicates her lyrics and enthrals her audience”.
These are some of the words reviewers have used to describe Kari Rueslåtten performing here music live.
After a 8 year break Kari Rueslåtten is now back, more vibrant than ever, celebrating 20 years in music with her fifth studio album Time to Tell.
Kari Rueslåtten has an extraordinary voice. Her natural talent combined with classical training and roots and inspiration from both the Norwegian and Celtic folk music tradition, has resulted in a voice that is difficult to describe. Her music has been compared with artist like Tori Amos, Kate Bush and Björk – maybe not necessarily because the music sounds very similar, but because these are artists with their own distinct sound – just like Kari Rueslåtten.
Kari was one of the founder members of the progressive doom metal band The 3rd and the Mortal. The band was a source of inspiration for many other bands worldwide, among them Nightwish and The Gathering. After leaving The 3rd and the Mortal in 1995 she has released the solo albums Spindelsinn (1997), Mesmerized (1998), Pilot (2001), Other People’s Stories (2004) and Time to Tell (2013). Toumas Holopainen (Nightwish) features on Kari Rueslåtten´s latest album.
On her live show Kari Rueslåtten presents her new album Time to Tell, but also other songs from her 20 year long carrier are rearranged and performed. Welcome to be carried away into Kari Rueslåtten’s amazing musical landscape inspired by the Norwegian fjords and mountains.