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"Zombie Lover represents a diverse array of songs with different genre-defying tunes that incorporate a number of instruments, arrangements, and sounds for an interesting listen. All of the songs are worthy of airplay, despite a somewhat incongruent mix of genres and sounds. Solveig & Stevie find a way to make it all work without sacrificing melody, rhythm, and quality. This is a top recording for fans of Americana folk/rock or bands such as Evanescence, Cranberries, Nina Gordon, and Jace Everett."

Matthew Forss, Inside World Music

"Zombie Lover from Solveig and Stevie is a strong release. That strength comes from the different backgrounds from Solveig Whittle and Stevie Adamek and it is those backgrounds that help add plenty of variety to the duo’s music. The variety in Zombie Lover makes the release strong and entertaining from the first track, making it one of the best albums of 2013 so far."

Matheson Kamin, Matheson’s Entertainment Blog

"Solveig & Stevie’s Zombie Lover is quite an enjoyable record. With 7 wonderful tracks, this will make you crave more of what they have to offer in the years to come. Their debut proves to be successful and captivating as well. Here’s to a job well done!"

Melissa Nastasi, ModernMysteryBlog.com

About Solveig & Stevie

Solveig and Stevie bring an easy pop/folk feel to an eclectic sound that conjures the power pop of the 80s with its female lead vocals, pleasing harmonies and melodic bass lines.

Solveig Whittle is the lead vocalist, lyricist, and business side of the duo Solveig & Stevie, whose other member is studio musician and producer, Stevie Adamek. Stevie was originally signed by Scepter Records (with the See Band) and then Columbia Records (Bighorn). He also composed for and performed with the iconic Seattle band, The Allies, one of the first to have a music video on MTV (Emma Peel). Solveig and Stevie teamed up and started writing together in 2010.

Solveig and Stevie recently completed their first CD together, and are also writing and recording music for events, for other musicians, and for television and film licensing. Solveig also regularly contributes articles on the music industry and music marketing to Hypebot.

As both a technologist and life-long learner, Solveig holds an engineering degree, an MBA and a K-8 Teaching Certificate. In addition to writing, performing and licensing her music, she also works as an independent marketing consultant for tech companies and musicians, teaches seminars on music marketing, and is a Teaching Assistant at the University of Washington in their Professional and Continuing Education certificate program for their Social Media certificate.

Solveig began performing in college singing covers by James Taylor, the Eagles, Joni Mitchell, John Prine, Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt with Velvy Appleton of indie folk band Spark and Whisper and Dave Eresian of the Brazlian samba-funk band Nobody from Ipanema. As a tech marketer with various large tech companies in the 1990s, she sidelined in several corporate bands, including one of the first techie “Battles of the Band” ever held. While at Microsoft, Solveig played in a band with guitartist and software guru Jim Allchin. She has also collaborated on several songs with former Heart guitarist, now solo artist, Roger Fisher, who has a cameo appearance on Shades of Red’s Absolution album. Solveig and Stevie also collaborate regularly with other Seattle musicians Don Wilhelm (The Daily Flash), Gary Shelton, and Jerry Battista (Dusty 45s/ Davanos). Solveig and Stevie have also collaborated with singer-songwriters Kevin Jones (East River Studio) and Elizabeth Butler (Running Home Records), and producer Danny McCarthy (Silver Scrapes/League of Legends and Fracture/Discovery Channel) and hip hop artist UltraLOVE.

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