Teitur:
Home is a song I've always remembered

TED2015 · 10:49 · Filmed Mar 2015
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For musician Teitur, singing is about giving away a piece of yourself to others. "If your intentions are to impress people or to get the big applause at the end," he says, "then you are taking, not giving." Listen as he plays on stage at TED2015, offering two songs about love, distance and home.

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Whether they’re sung in in English or his native Faroese, Teitur laces his deceptively innocent songs with often stinging hooks. Full bio
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