Sami Joensuu is a Finnish singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and artist from Finland. Sami Joensuu draws on soul with a hint of roots and country. Sami has diverse musical background and he has worked in a wide variety of styles and areas of the music industry.
Sami Joensuu was the singer songwriter, composer and lyricist of the band Joensuu Riihimäki. JR released three albums. Greetings From The Edge Of The World (2015), Where’s The Fire, John? (2016) and Highwater (2017).
When the band came to an end, Sami Joensuu started recording a solo album. The debut album ’Tides’ was released on August 16th 2019 also features Legendary Canadian Jazz-Blues singer Carolyn Fe. Sami Joensuu writes also music to other artists. In Finnish and English.
’Tides’ was the point where the Sami Joensuu’s tremendous potential finally coalesced into a structured album that maintained its focus from top to bottom. The resulting album more than flows from track to track so effortlessly.
”Tides became an eclectic album with a lot of soul and blues influences. For me very successful!”
– Marino Serdons; Keys & Cords Magazine (BEL)