Jóan Petur

Jóan Petur

 Tórshavn, Streymoy, FRO

Jóan Petur. Singer/songwriter from the Faroe Islands, plays Singer/songwriter-pop. Have been playing gigs for the last 10 years, mostly in EU and USA.


Jóan Petur started playing the piano at the age of seven. He went to the local music school in Tórhavn on the Faroe Islands which are located between Iceland, Norway and Scotland.
Later the guitar became his first instrument and there he is self taught.
Jóan Petur started writing songs at the age of 15 and had a school-band. After they quit he still wrote songs.
Jóan Petur wrote his first album in 2007 called "Bow & Arrow", when he was working as a chef and living in a hotel in Denmark. The album have been played in radio stations all around the world. Song like Moments, Angel Above Adam (co-wriiten with Angu Motzfeldt) and Bow & Arrow have been on the hitlists in Faroe Islands, Denmark and Germany.
Jóan Petur's latest release was the single called "In A Year" which is co-written with Marissa DiBlasio and produced by Barður Háberg. In a year was a hit in both Denmark and the Faroe Islands. The music video was produced by Eirikur Meitilberg. "In A Year" was in the final at ISC - International Songwriting Competition. The music video is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRVrUVXXOuE


Bow & Arrow - 2007 - 2008
In A Year - 2010