A much-needed breath of fresh air for American roots music
Bjorklund is a pedal steel guitarist/singer/composer from Copenhagen, Denmark. She has made a name for herself as an exceptional and stylistically unique musician, combining the tastes and techniques a wide variety of music – country, indie rock, film scores, psychedelia, pop – into a seamless blend of roots music. Over the years she has landed coveted touring gigs with Jack White (and performed on his latest Lazaretto), X’s John Doe and Exene Cervenka, and Howe Gelb, and recruited big names for her debut release Coming Home in 2011: Mark Lanegan, Calexico’s Joey Burns and John Convertino, John Auer (the Posies), to name a few.
Premier Guitar (one of the 3 leading guitarist magazines in the US) wrote a nice article about Maggie in 2014: http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/21714-maggie-bjrklund-visions-of-longing-and-light
The printed version dedicated 5 pages to her.