A Chat with Heiðar Sigurðsson (21.07.2020)

Heiðar Sigurðsson is an Icelandic singer-songwriter and producer who has worked on all kinds of music over the years. Now, he is releasing his debut solo EP In A Spin. We sat down with Heiðar Sigurðsson (HS) to talk about the new EP, his career, music and much more!

OSR: Why did you choose to become a musician?

HS: I think I didn’t choose it. I can’t remember life without music.

OSR: What is the biggest problem you’ve had to face as a solo artist?

HS: Maybe it is not a problem, rather a challenge, to promote the music. That is something I have never done before and I think it is a fun and interesting task.



OSR: Do you play any instruments? If so, what?

HS: I play piano/keyboards, also an accordian and ukulele.

OSR: What do you enjoy most about being a musician and what do you hate most?

HS: I can’t think of anything I hate about being a musician but one of the things I like most is to be able to create something out of nothing.

OSR: Do you intend touring or doing live gigs as a solo artist? If so, where?

HS: No, this is just a home/studio project.

OSR: Is there a theme or message in the EP In A Spin?

HS: Not really, these are just random songs from my catalog.


Heidar Sigurdsson In A Spin cover

OSR: What is the best and worst advice you’ve been given?

HS: I try to forget all the bad advice ASAP. On of the best advice I’ve been given, it is to plan my writing and producing in detail, schedule it and put a deadline on it.

OSR: Do you miss the camaraderie of a band since starting your solo career?

HS: No not really, I am actually still playing with a band sometimes.

OSR: Do you have a message for your fans?

HS: Please share my music if you like it!

OSR: Do you have any more releases planned?

HS: I will release another EP 1st of December 2020


Thanks to Heiðar Sigurðsson for chatting with us! You can find more about him on his website, Facebook, Instagram and Spotify.

Get your free email updates
We respect your privacy.