The solo project of the Knife's Karin Dreijer, Fever Ray broadens and deepens the shape-shifting electronic pop of their former group, allowing them to explore different identities -- and their meanings -- even more fully with their music and imagery. On 2009's Fever Ray, Dreijer's moody character sketches used the icy atmospheres and pitch-shifted vocals they perfected with the Knife in more personal and intimate ways. On 2017's fiery Plunge, they delivered frequently thrilling manifestos on queerness, politics, and desire. With each Fever Ray release, Dreijer pushes artistic boundaries, questions society's limitations, and challenges listeners.
Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dreijer began playing guitar at age ten. After working as a web designer, in the early '90s they founded the band Honey Is Cool, who released several EPs and a pair ... Read Full Biography