Hafdis Huld, acoustic / folk artist and singer-songwriter was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. From the age of 15 she sang and toured the world with iconic Icelandic collective GusGus. When they weren't touring, Hafdis took time out to star in several Icelandic films. On leaving the band she moved to London and teamed up with FC/Kahuna, co-writing and performing on Hayling and Machine Says Yes. She later studied at the London Centre of Contemporary Music, graduating with Distinction in 2006.