Kari Rueslåtten is ready with her 6th studio album, To The North..
In 2014, Kari Rueslåtten celebrated 20 years in music in by releasing a brand new studio album Time to tell – after an 8 years break from music – and she summed up her solo career so far by releasing a Collection of songs from all her solo almums so far. Now, in 2015, she is ready with er 6th studio album To The North.
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 six solo studio albums, and one collection. She took a break from music in 2005. What made her start making music again?
– “What really triggered me to start making music again were all the kind messages I got from fans around the world asking me when new music would surface. I am most humble and grateful to find that there are people out there who have followed my music since my early beginning, back in The 3rd and the Mortal-days, and through all my solo-albums.”
In 2014 and 2015 Kari Rueslåtten has toured Europe and Latin America with The Sirens – a project she has together with Anneke van Giersbergen (ex The Gathering) and Liv Kristine (ex Theatre of Tradgedy).
Kari’s natural talent combined with classical training and roots in the Norwegian folk music tradition has resulted in a voice that is difficult to describe. Her music has been compared with artists like Tori Amos and Kate Bush, maybe not necessarily because the music sounds very similar, but because these are artists who sing with their own distinct voices. Just like Kari Rueslåtten.
Kari Rueslåtten’s music is released released in many countries all over the world. Listen to her music, and let Kari take you on an exiting journey through many different aspects of life, tided together with Kari Rueslåtten’s beautiful music and amazing voice.
To The North (2015), Collection (2014), Time To Tell (2014), Other People´s Stories (2005), Pilot (2002), Mezmerized (1998), Spindelsinn (1997)
The 3rd and the Mortal albums:
Sorrow (1994) Tears Laid in Earth (1994)
Kari Rueslåtten has worked together with many artist in different projects, most recently she contributed on Norwegian Rock legend Åge Aleksandersen album Sukker og Salt.