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Teitur Lassen is really a singer/songwriter in the Faroe Islands who resides within the U.K. Teitur (pronounced “TYE-toor”) originally still left the Faroe Islands for Copenhagen when he was 17 after fronting a pop/rock and roll band. He established upon composing music full-time and finally caught the eye of previous BMI professional Christian Ulf-Hansen, who became his supervisor. General released his initial record, Poetry & Aeroplanes, in 2003, while Teitur discovered himself starting for Suzanne Vega, Glen Phillips, Aimee Mann, and John Mayer in addition to playing over 300 displays through the next year. In Apr 2006, Teitur parted methods with Universal because of a few months of legal complications and creative distinctions. His second record, Stay Beneath the Stars, premiered in-may 2006 in Scandinavia on Playground Music and made by Martin Terefe (a-ha, Ron Sexsmith). An archive within the Faroese vocabulary entitled Káta Hornid implemented a year afterwards. In 2008, The Vocalist appeared via Playground, German label Edel Information, and California label SideCho Information, growing his market, and in ’09 2009, All My Errors was released internationally by A&G. He adopted it using the live recording Night in the Opera (for Hearing Music) as well as the studio room LP Allow Dog Drive House, both this year 2010. The second option was originally released by Playground, after that reissued several months later on by Arlo & Betty Recordings, which also released his 2013 recording Tale Music. In 2016, the vocalist/songwriter partnered with traditional composer and regular indie-music collaborator Nico Muhly (Björk, the Country wide) for Confessions, a assortment of tracks recorded using the ensemble Holland Baroque Culture, and his debut on non-esuch.

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Full Name Teitur Lassen
Profession Composer, Singer-songwriter
Nationality Faroese, Danish
Awards Danish Music Award for Danish Male Artist of the Year, Danish Music Award for Danish Singer/Songwriter Album of the Year
Music Songs I Was Just Thinking, Poetry & Aeroplanes, Louis, Louis, You're the Ocean, One and Only, Catherine the Waitress, All My Mistakes, Shade of a Shadow, Amanda's Dream, You Never Leave LA, Sleeping With the Lights On, Don't Want You to Wake Up, Káta Horni?, Betty Hedges, Great Balls of Fire, It's Not Funny Anymore, The Girl I Don't Know, Let the Dog Drive Home, You Get Me, Rock And Roll Band, Jailhouse Gumbo Jones, Don't Let Me Fall in Love with You, Andvekur, Your Great Book, I Run the Carousel, Ongir pengar, Rough Around the Edges, Letter From Alex, Antonio And His Mobile Phones, If You Wait, Legendary Afterparty, Waiting for Mars
Albums Stay Under the Stars, Story Music, The Singer, Poetry & Aeroplanes, Let the Dog Drive Home, A Night At the Opera, Don't Want You to Wake Up, Káti Hornið, Káta Horni?, Four Songs, All My Mistakes, Y Arpeggios for Piano, Teitur, Modern Troubadours - In the Round: Teitur Live, The Girl I Don't Know
Movies Who We Were


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Benja 2010 Short writer: "Catherine the Waitress"
Mr. Right 2009 writer: "The Same Side"
Suspectes 2007 TV Mini-Series performer: "I was just thinking" - as Teitur / writer: "I was just thinking"
Venus 2006/I writer: "Choux Pastry Heart"
My Super Ex-Girlfriend 2006 performer: "One & Only" - as Teitur / writer: "One & Only"
Aquamarine 2006 performer: "One and Only" - as Teitur / writer: "One and Only"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teitur: Live at the Harbour 2016 Short
Dem vi var 2016 Documentary
If You Wait 2015 Video short
Two One Side 2008 Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gintberg på kanten 2011 TV Series documentary music - 1 episode
Two One Side 2008 Short composer: theme music

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teitur: Live at the Harbour 2016 Short Teitur

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taratata 2009 TV Series Himself
Frederik & Mary i Århus 2004/II TV Special documentary Himself - Performer (segment "Frederik & Mary til folkefest i parken ved Musikhuset") (as Teitur)
Frederik & Mary i Århus 2004/I TV Special documentary Himself - Performer (segment "Frederik & Mary til folkefest i parken ved Musikhuset") (as Teitur)

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