Tomas Höglund is a singer and songwriter, born 1973 in Pietarsaari, Western Finland. He is also a music teacher and a song coach.
Tomas became known to a greater audience for his soulful voice and great interpretations in 2013, as he reached the semifinals in Voice of Finland.
Tomas has a broad experience as a solo singer from singing everything from gospel, blues, jazz and soul to more contemporary pop and rock music with some of the best musicians, bands and choirs in Finland on various record projects and concerts.
Tomas also has a long career as a background singer in many TV-productions and live performances in Finland and abroad. For instance, in 2005 he was a member of the choir in the team representing Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine. He has also been the director of the Finnish gospel choir, His Master’s Noise, as well as a member of the ensemble of Les Misérables at Helsinki City Theatre.
In february 2015, Tomas Höglund released his first soloalbum, So far so good. In late november he also released a brand new single and musicvideo, Trying not to fake it.
In april 2016 Tomas released a studiolive cover of “Adventure of a lifetime” by Coldplay featuring guitarist Petteri Sariola and drummer Jyri Sariola. In may 2016 the album “So far so good” was released in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
In december 2016 Tomas was doing a Christmas tour “Imagine Christmas” in Finland together with Maria Höglund and Mikael Svarvar and talented musicians as drummers Risto Niinikoski/Tuukka Aitoaho and basplayers Janne Rajala/Stefan “Kilju” Lindblom. The tour was very successful so in 2017 there was a new version of “Imagine Christmas” along with the same bunch of people but with new songs. A new tour is coming up this christmas 2018 as well. Stay tuned for that!
In 2017 and 2018 Tomas has been working on a new studioalbum. Together with the songwriter and producer Niklas Nylund in Porvoo he´s been writing and producing new songs. Tomas hopes to release some of these new songs really soon.
In 2017 and 2018 Tomas has been working with Maria Höglund, Susann Sonntag, Kenneth Sonntag and Teddy Granroth with tributeshows to the music of swedish artist Ted Gärdestad. During spring, summer and fall 2018 the group will do 10-15 tributeshows around the swedishspeaking part of Finland.
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