February 25th 2022 _ New song: The Pain of Happiness (feat. Irya Gmeyner & Martin Hederos) Proud to announce that the single "The Pain of Happiness" featured in the critically acclaimed and crystal bear awarded movie "Comedy Queen" is out today. Irya Gmeyner and Martin Hederos wrote the song, I provided lyrics, vocals and acoustic guitar. Find it at all streaming services now! February 9th 2022 _ Song featured in motion picture Comedy Queen Astronomically proud to sing on a song featured in the new Swedish movie Comedy Queen, directed by Sanna Lenken. Based on Jenny Jägerfelds novel. Irya Gmeyner and Martin Hederos wrote the music, I provided lyrics, vocals and guitar. More about this soon! September 9th 2021 _ NEW SONG: SUNDAYS AND DAILIES The single "Sundays and Dailies" is out to day on all digital services. It was recorded with Tommy Tift in The End Studios, Lund. Then arranged, mixed and produced by Carl Edlom who also added electric guitar and piano. Wilma Nea sung harmony vocals. https://open.spotify.com/album/1Hhm5ruQ14tUVEKTbepYh2?si=1fa043afc41a4c16 Cover photo: Johan Bergmark Released by: Fading Trails Recordings August 13th 2021 _ FIRST 8 SHOWS OF 2021 Today we announce a string of shows for the following months. This'll be my first shows since the release show of "The Past Has Begun" in Malmo last October. Hope to see you! A big day at Kingfisher HQ. This is also the first shows in co-op with Hansi Friberg @ 28 Booking and I couldn't be happier. More to be announced! March 8th 2021 _ 28 BOOKING Thank you for all overwhelming response after I received the Manifest Award. Also very happy to announce that I will have booking representation again and will now join the roster of Hansi Friberg @ 28 booking. Big hopes for a brighter future. https://28booking.com/ February 27th 2021 _ MANIFEST AWARD! Happy and proud and all fuzzy inside. Yesterday I got the Manifest Award for best singer/songwriter album 2020, Sweden's award for indie labels and artists. Didn't see that coming, thank you Manifest, thanks to all of you who have listened and to all lovely people performing on the album. Carl Edlom, my producer since I started, and Johan Alm who runs the label. December 17th 2020 _ Thanks! It sure has been a special year; thanks for taking part of the album which has been out in two months now and sure personally was one of the good distractions 2020. November 30th 2020 _ New single: What Stays Up The Road (cover of "Byns Enda Blondin" (Sven Ingvars / Niklas Strömstedt) Earlier this autumn, I was part of Swedish Radio P4 Värmland's cover series, where local artists covered local hits. I made a rendition of Sven-Ingvar's "Byns Enda Blondin" a got a friendly shout-out from the song's author Niklas Strömstedt! Today we release it on all digital platforms, have a go! Cover photo: Johan Bergmark October 11th 2020 _ New album "The Past Has Begun" out now! Completely overwhelmed and exhausted. Thank for all messages, e-mails and whispers, making the release of my seventh album by best yet. First of all thanks to Carl Edlom for production and magic trics since 2002. Also huge gratitude to the group of magnificent people playing on singing on this. Josh Gordon, Amanda Werne (Slowgold), Vilma Flood, Ella Blixt, Tove Edlom, Helena Arlock, Maria Larsson and Ola Eliasson. Magnus Lindberg for Mastering. Erich Reichel for the cover photo. Anders Cold for sleeve design and overall graphic layout. Johan Bergmark for the press photos. The past days I've been having a couple of release show. In Babel, Malmö with L.T. Fisk and Great Western Road. And a couple of days before at Ugglan in Vadstena with excellent La Mer. See you soon in Kristianstad and Karlstad and more is on the way. September 29th 2020 _ Tour! It's strange times, but happy to announce a string of safety measured shows coming up in October. For now it's 50 people top, but keep an eye out for sudden changes in the restrictions, for an example the Karlstad show is likely to open up with 10-30 seats if it's allowed. September 17th 2020 _ 3rd single "Is Nature Really That Cruel?" out now! Less than a month to go, and today we release of the third, and last, single "Is Nature Really That Cruel?". Have a spin! If you like it, don't miss out to ensure your copy of the limited colored or black vinyl edition of the album "The Past Has Begun", out October 9th on Fading Trails Recordings https://imkingfisher.bandcamp.com/album/the-past-has-begun-lp September 14th 2020 _ Release shows! The world is not wired right this year, but happy to announce a little string of show dates following the album release on October 9th. 50 seats are the limit right now on each show. 03 OCT - Vadstena Warm-up at Ugglan Info: boka@thomasdenver.com 09 OCT - Malmo RELEASE SHOW @ BABEL Tickets: boka@babelmalmo.se 24 OCT - Karlstad RELEASE SHOW#2 Info/tickets: boka@thomasdenver.com August 25th 2020 _ "Children's Atom Bomb" write-ups Best right now "too good for Sweden" - GAFFA (S) Stoked to have Sweden's biggest music magazine GAFFA having the new single in their "best-right-now" section! + thanks to more friendly shout-outs! + last friday, I made my first public show in more than six months, and the first in Sweden this year. Thanks to Babel in Malmö för having me. August 20th 2020 _ PREMIERE: "Children's Atom Bomb" (feat. Slowgold) "tracing that golden thread of great americana" - Beats Per Minute (UK/US) Today, we release the second single from the upcoming album. "Children's Atom Bomb" is guested by one of my super favorites, Amanda Werne from Slowgold, on vocals and harmonica. Pinch my arm! The song is premiered to day by the lovely people at Beats Per Minute saying "tracing that golden thread of great americana". It's also out on all streaming devices.... NOW! -> Children's Atom Bomb @ Spotify August 7th 2020 _ Pocket Soul shout-outs! Thanks for all friendly shout-outs, write ups, DMs and playlist adds following the release of the "Pocket Soul" single. HÃ¥kan Steen, Aftonbladet (S) The Revue (CA) "En av landets renaste, mest drabbande röster. En av landets bästa röster. Ren som snö, svidande som bottenlös sorg." - 482mhz.com (S) 5 out 5! - Exile SH Magazine (ES July 16th 2020 _ Single "Pocket Soul" officially released! Today, the lead single and opening track from next album, "Pocket Soul" is offically released on all digital platforms. It features Carl Edlom on production and Maria Larsson on wonderful strings. This is the first song being released in over two years. Have a listen! July 15th 2020 _ PREMIERE: Single "Pocket Soul" on Clash "a beatific effort from the Scandinavian talent" Clash Magazine (UK) is now premiering the lead single from The Past Has Begun! 'Pocket Soul' is also the opening track of the album, featuring Maria Larsson on strings and Carl Edlom on production, bass, and second acoustic guitar. Have a listen: https://www.clashmusic.com/news/im-kingfisher-strikes-some-autumnal-tones-with-pocket-soul July 13th 2020 _ New album 'The Past Has Begun' out October 9th Guess what? I've recorded a country album, featuring Amanda Werne from Slowgold, Vilma Flood, Josh Gordon and Ella Blixt. It's called The Past Has Begun and I can't wait to hear what you all think about it. It'll be out on vinyl (black and ltd. transparent blue) and digital on October 9th via Fading Trails Recordings. The cover was shot by Slovakian photographer Erich Reichel. 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