© 2019 by Merethe Soltvedt

Merethe Soltvedt is an award winning vocalist, singer songwriter, recording artist and performing artist, and composer born and raised in Norway.

She moved to Los Angeles 5 years ago, and is an established session vocalist for composers in the TV, Film, Video Game, and Movie Trailer business, as well as a skilled songwriter and performer.

As a session vocalist she´s working with composers such as Jeff Broadbent, Henry Lai, Tom Salta, Ivan Torrent and companies like Brand X Music, Two Steps From Hell, Thomas J. Bergersen, Audio Imperia and Ghostwriter to mention a few.

 

Her voice is featured on the Official Soundtrack for the Steven Spielberg movie "Ready Player One" in the track "Pure Imagination", and she does backup vocals for Ringo Starr on the Roger Miller Tribute Album "King of the Road".

As a Singer Songwriter Merethe is working with Grammy-Winners such as Mikal Blue, Jeff Silbar and Bruce Sugar, she´s performed countless shows in Los Angeles with the extraordinary guitarist and musician Mike Datz, who spent time touring with the Blue Man Group, and she released a new album named "Merethe Soltvedt & the Rogues - First Hand" on her own label in February 2019. The Rogues are Mike, Michael and Micah, and the album is recorded the "old fashioned way" with over 20 microphones in the room, going for the acoustic, live sound.

"First Hand" and the single "Give Me Something" have been submitted for GRAMMY nomination in categories Best Pop Vocal Album and Best American Roots Song.

´Norwegian Merethe Soltvedt has the most angelic voice I have ever heard.

Her voice is like sunshine, it inspires you, makes you feel wonderful.´

- T.J.B - Composer Two Steps From Hell

‘My working experience with Merethe has been wonderful and most enjoyable. Her talent and her magical voice brings life and adds another dimension to my cues, it was truly a pleasure working with her.’

- Henry Lai (renowned Chinese composer)

Merethe Soltvedt and Mike Datz. Photo by Spencer Skelly Photography