Þórunn Antonía [IS]

Thorunn Antonia is an Icelandic singer and a songwriter, Actress and a TVpresenter. She has worked as on various music projects all over the world. She started doing music at a very young with help from her father who is a known Icelandic musician, but her career started with a solo record in 2001 called Those little things. The same year she moved to London and signed a record deal with BMG.

There she was a part of the indie pop duo The Honeymoon who released the record Dialogue but parted ways shortly after that. She moved to Los Angeles and sang and traveled the world with the Danish band Junior Senior when they were at their most popular, played with them at Roskilde that year. In 2006 she moved back to London and joined the Band Fields as a singer and keyboard/synth player/accordian player. They signed to Atlantic records worldwide and recorded 2 albums Hollow mountains and Everything last winter, and toured the world with Block Party, Blonde Redhead, Wolfmother and many more.

She has worked with various artist all over the world,sang with Beck, Yoav, Spiritulized,The newno2 and was a member in the bands The honeymoonn, junior senior, Fields, Chart topping Star-crossed was released after she moved back home and claimed the thrown of the Icelandic queen of pop for some time but now with a few music projects going on is set to release a new record early 2015 Festivals – Glastonbury, Fuji Rock festival, Reading Festival, Leeds Festival, Coachella, Bestival and Latitude.

In 2009 she was based in Los Angeles working with Dhani Harrison´s band Thenewno2, a project she is still a part of and recorded a cover record of Velvet Underground and Nico with Beck for his record club. Festivals played that year Coachella,Lollapalooza. Music time line – 2001 – Solo record Those little things comes out in Iceland. 2002. Signed a record deal with the recording empire BMG Released one record as a half of the indie pop duo The honeymoon called Dialouge. Toured with Nelly Furtado and other big acts. 2004. Joined the danish band Junior Senior as a backing vocal singer and toured the world, Japan, America, Europe. 2006. Signed a record deal with Atlantic records worldwide. Released 2 records with the Band Fields. 2009. In 2009 she was based in Los Angeles working with Dhani Harrison´s band Thenewno2, a project she is still a part of and recorded a cover record of Velvet Underground and Nico with Beck for his record club. 2012 Starcrossed solo record comes out. Wins singer of the year at the radio awards, and charts at nr 1 with Single for your Love. 2012 Singing with Dhani Harrisons band Thenewno2 on the album The fear of missing out and duets with Ben Harper on Staring Out to sea. 2013 Beautiful creatures soundtrack – Vocals. 2015 About to release the album For never. Also backing vocals for James Dean Bradfield, Manic street Preachers, Spirutalized, Yoav, and many more.

Acting work Thorunn has always dreamt of acting more but as the music took over she had little time too until now she has stopped touring so much. Steindinn Okkar comedy series season 1. Actress and assistant producer. Steindinn Okkar series 2. Actress, make up/wardrobe and assistant producer. Steindinn Okkar series 3. Actress. Short Films – lead actress in B.S.I, short film by Þorgeir Guðmundsson Efnisleg ást – Lead actress by Grímur Hákonarsson Musical – Með fuller reisn – actress Týnda Kynslóðin ( TV show ) Host Íslenski listinn ( Icelandic charts ) Host /Radio Iceland got Talent – Judge

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