Lindy Vopnfjord

Lindy Vopnfjord made his stage debut at the age of four,
singing a cautionary song about nuclear war. Born to
folk-singer parents, he toured Canada in a battered yellow
school bus performing Icelandic folk songs with his family.
Since then, he has grown to become a 6'7" gentle blonde
giant, and has left the subject of atomic apocalypses
behind to explore the more treacherous themes of love,
life, and the beauty in loss.

Lindy's music seemingly defies explanation, its simplicity
obfuscated by his ability to articulate such difficult
experiences in song. Lindy's latest album, "The Suspension
of Disbelief" is a complete work - a rare thing in a world
where a "good" album requires only three of four decent
songs. Each track on the album was as carefully worked as a
chapter in a book, and all are as essential in forming the
whole. Yet, perhaps the most defining quality in Lindy's
music is its beauty in simplicity. His genius lies in his
telling the biggest of truths in the simplest of ways.

This talent has served him well, and has caught the ear of
those at The Orange Record Label. Led by Steven Ehrlick,
Aubrey Winfield and Jill Snell, the label was developed by
music lovers for music lovers tired of the formulaic,
artless process driving much of music production today.
Excitement is building at this virgin label, and Lindy, as
their inaugral signing, is at the forefront of it all.

After watching and waiting for so long, the moment has
finally come when Lindy is ready to explode. "Suspension"
is a mesmerizing ride from start to finish, it will leave
its listeners aching, ready to "fall off the floor, and
come beautifully undone."





released Sept.15 1998

Produced by Greg Reely & Lindy


This cd is awesome. If Bob Dylan had a love child mixed with Œclassic¹ Spirit of the West, and The Paperboys were the mid-wife, this is what it would sound like. Even the Precious Paintings of Alan MacKinnon artwork on the cover rocks.

Lindy (Vopnfjord) has tapped into a true folk-rock sound that should appeal to any culture. He grew up touring Canada in a yellow school bus with his Icelandic folk-singing family. He did eventually leave the family (like all child prodigies) with his brother to form Northern Junk.

Now, with his self-titled band, singing about moons, dreams and the weight of the world, Lindy has found success. If you like Neil Young, Lou Reed, or Cat Stevens, this album is for you. Lindy has managed to merge them all into this album.