Country-scented singer / songwriter
“(..) it gets mighty emotional when Ölunds slow swaying melodies and calm cocktail of Nashville influenced country sound and modern pop is being played. Her shivering and beautiful voice echoes over her twanged chords. Really skilfully performed ” - Dagbladet
Ulrika Ölund's memorable melodies and narrative lyrics can best be described as Countrypop.
Med spelningar runt om i Europa och USA, TV och radio, kritikerhyllade skivsläpp samt en rad finalplatser i större musiktävlingar är Ulrika Ölund ett etablerat namn inom pop/country/americana scenen. Född och uppvuxen i Västernorrland och numera bosatt i Göteborg. Ulrika kallar Nashville, TN, hennes musikaliska hem och har samarbetat med Nashville-baserade låtskrivare genom åren. Hennes debut EP kom 2008 och sedan dess har en rad singlar och ett album släppts, däribland P4favoriterna “Home” och ”Trains”.
The repertoire consists of self-written material and, if desired, also borrowed tones, both in Swedish and English.
For more info visit: www.ulrikaolund.com
”(..) she writes countrypop like she's never done anything else. Ulrika Ölund who's already an established name in the songwriter industry will continue to take the stage with the world as an audience. ” - Groove
“Her vocal performance is flawless. When she fires her charming smile, behind the microphone during a perfect chorus, she feels like a star ” - Sundsvalls Tidning
”(..) music fans are going to love this young woman's music and they will soon be tapping their toes, nodding their heads and when they learn the words they will be singing along to her songs, as they play on the radio.” - Riveting Riffs Magazine, Canada
“In her songs Ulrika tells real-life stories, about her home and about love. 'Paper Planes and Skylines' contains 10 tracks and has a mixture of traditional Nashvillesound and modern pop. A modern, happy country album that gets stuck in your head. ” - Country Mag, DE
”Ulrika's melodies shine in a manner that is understated but also very instant, highlighting her impressively watertight songcraft and very capable, insightful lyricism. Her voice, in its quivering, charming soprano, is versatile but very distinctive and pretty, and I'm sure she will go down a storm ” - For The Country Record, US