EVA HILLERED is a Swedish recording and touring singer-songwriter. Eva’s unique voice boasts a deep soulfulness coming from the need of expressing herself in songwriting from a very early age. She lives in Stockholm, Sweden. Eva has made seven solo albums and she tours in Scandinavia, USA, and Germany.
A collaboration with two prominent Scandinavian singer-songwriters, Eva Dahlgren and Anne-Grete Preus, resulted in Eva’s debut album ”Inte varför – utan hur” (Record Station 1988). It was nominated för a Swedish Grammis Award for its striking melodies and profound depth.
Eva’s second CD ”Stråets längd” was produced by Jonas Isacsson, guitarr player in the world famous band Roxette (Record Station 1990). Like the first one, it received a lot of airplay on Scandinavian radio.
Between 1990 and 1994 Eva was involved in many musictheater plays, some of them:
Cabarén “Min bror var enda barnet”
(My brother was the only child)
Actors: Eva Hillered och Kickan Holmgren
Music: Eva Hillered
En kvinnas bekännelser
(A womans confessions)
Script and music : Eva Hillered
The Show was performed on tour in Sweden and on the venue Mosebacke, Stockholm
with the guitarist Mikael Söderlund
Ballad på en soptipp
A music play with Cornelis Wreeswijks songs
Tour in Sweden, over 150 shows
Eva Hillered and the musicgroup Anamma
In 1994, Eva started the independent record label Diva together with five other female singer-songwriters, one of them Ebba Forsberg, who later got signed by Madonna’s Maverick Records.
Grammis-awarded Swedish producer Lasse Englund became the producer of Eva’s third album, “Jag vet” (Diva 1995).
In 1996, Eva composed the music for a theater play, “Öppningsskedet”.
Eva got a daughter 2007, and spent a couple of years just being a mother.
2001 Eva collaborated with Annika Fehling and they made the live album Fehling & Hillered together
In 2003 Eva made the CD ”Hjärtats röda mening” (Hawk Records 2004).
The following year, 2005 she made “Life Line”, this time on her own label Hill Songs, but with the same producer, Göran Eriksson. This year she toured besides USA also in Ireland.
In 2006 she formed the group Black Sheep Girls together with Christene Le Doux (USA) and Lisen Elwin (SE) They toured the whole summer in Sweden, Denmark, England, and Czech Republic.
In 2007 Eva recorded an album with the famous composer and producer Coste Apetrea, “Hill Songs” (Hill Songs 2008), and toured in USA.
2008 Eva traveled again to USA to co-write and tour with the songs from Hill Songs.
Besides making music and performing, Eva teaches singing and songwriting at Swedish and international workshops.
In 2009 the major publishing company Norstedts released the first Swedish book about songwriting called “Lathund för låtskrivare”. It has been called “the songwriters bible” in Swedish press.
In 2010 Eva made three tours in Germany. She also started and hosted two new scenes in Stockholm, Women’s Wednesdays and Hillered’s Corner, as well as wrote the material for the 2011 album “Heaven & Hill”.
In March Heaven & Hill was released, followed by a tour in Sweden and Denmark where Eva collaborated with many choirs who attended her releasecocerts. In may she toured with the new material in Germany.