Mani Orrason is an Icelandic singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist born in Reykjavík on the 24th of December 1997. The 7th child of his parents and later to be one of 10 brothers and sisters. Brought up in a musical home, Mani soon showed interest in his to be passion in life. At the young age of 2 he moved with his family to Spain, where he has lived the greatest part of his life since. Growing up, experimenting and playing instruments it soon came apparent that Mani had a unique musical sensitivity and talent.
The album “Repeating patterns” is to be released in April 2015, and displays Manís diversity as an songwriter and multi instrumentalist, revealing the dedicated matured artist he is in his music that can be described as a folkrock with a current twist. Musical influences and favorites are: Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, Neil Young.
Mani Orrason currently lives in Spain, were he performes with his own band as well as an acoustic artist.
Mani was nominated in the Icelandic Listeners award in 2 categories:
➢ Newcomer of the year 2014 for the single: Fed all my days
➢ Music video of the year 2014