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Greta Svabo Bech
Gretasvabo
Background information
Born Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008–present

 Greta Svabo Bech (born in Tórshavn) is a Faroese singer-songwriter. She first became known for her work with Canadian producer Deadmau5, "Raise Your Weapon" was nominated for ‘Best Dance Record’ of Grammy Awards in 2011, and hit the 100 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Greta went on to work with Italian artists The Bloody Beetroots on their second album ‘Hide’, and since started releasing solo material in 2013.

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As the Faroe Islands debuted in the tenth edition, Greta applied for being the first ever Faroese artist to be sent to the North Vision Song Contest. After there were rumours about her being the official representant, her participation got confirmed by the Faroese Broadcaster on July 23. Greta's song "Sunshine" was written by Picture Book which she is performing on stage with in Norway.

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On 30 June 2015 it was decided that Greta Svabo Bech was representing the Faroe Islands once again. She performed her song "Shut Up & Sing" which was written by Fred Ruddick.

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Greta Svabo Bech returned to the North Vision Song Contest for the third time in the twenty-forth edition. It was confirmed by the Faroese Broadcaster KVF on December 30 2017 that she would represent the country in Austria in a colaboration with the Italian DJ Duo The Bloody Beetroots. The chosen song for the contest was "The Great Run" which was written by Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo.

Music Videos

As Main Artist

As Featured Artist

  • "Chronicles of a Fallen Love" (with The Bloody Beetroots) (2013)
  • "Rísin og moyggin" (with KATA) (2017)
  • "The Great Run" (with The Bloody Beetroots) (2017)

Awards

Year Recipient Award Category Result
2012 "Raise Your Weapon" Deadmau5 ft. Greta Svabo Bech 54th Annual Grammy Awards Best Dance Recording Nominated
2012 Greta Svabo Bech Planet Awards 2012 in the Faroe Islands Best Female Artist Nominated
2014 Greta Svabo Bech Faroese Music Awards Female Artist of the Year (pop) Won
2014 Greta Svabo Bech Faroese Music Awards Video of the Year (Broken Bones) Won