Her father, a Swedish jazz musician, took his daughter’s musical education in his own hands and introduced her to the world of jazz. In the middle of the 1990’s, while singing in a club in Stockholm, Viktoria received her first record deal offer. Her debut album Smile, Love and Spice, for which her father composed a few songs, quickly drew the attention of the leading Swedish jazz musicians such as Arne Domnerus, Putte Wickman and Svante Thuresson. Less than two years after, her pop-oriented album For Alskad – Too Loved hurled her to the top of the chart, making her a star at home almost overnight.
Beyond global hits like these or Alanis Morissette’s biggest success Hand In My Pocket, the album also includes new discoveries like Satisfied from the almost-forgotten funk virtuoso Lewis Taylor and Deep River from Norwegian jazz saxophonist Benedik Hofseth.
The songs in A moment of now come from various places but are unified by their similar sound – clean but also very powerful. The heavy and complicated are turned into light and simple and the duo’s performance shows each composition in a different light