Maja Svisdahl (born 1983) is a singer – songwriter from Trondheim, Norway. Maja writes songs in Norwegian in the pop-folk genre. The essential message that underpins Maja`s music is inclusion. From a personal standpoint writing about mental health and identity, her lyrics always strive to reflect hope.
Since Maja`s first musical output – EP Alle Ting Flyt was released in 2015, she spent time finding new musical collaborators. She settled at Broen studio where she recorded her next single Blikk which was released on Maja`s own record label. For the next two years Maja worked on her debut album in close collaboration with producer and musician Jens Kristian Mørkeby.
A new single Hold Ut chronicles life from a queer perspective. Followed by Ferdig, the second single which focuses on letting go these songs set the theme for the new album, Hold Ut.
The album is produced by: Jens Kristian Mørkeby. The musicians contributing on the album include: Jens Kristian Mørkeby on keys , Einar Olsson on drums, Anders Bjelland on bass and electric guitars, Elisabeth Lid Trøen on flute and alto saxophone, Berit Stangeland on cello, Maja Svisdahl on vocals, acoustic guitar and piano.
Hold Ut, the new album is out now.