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At least 10 artists share this name (see below):

1) Astrid, the Scottish band:

Astrid were a guitar-pop foursome from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

In 2004, Astrid released their third album - One In Four (named for the statistic that “one in four of us will suffer mental health problems at some time in our lives”). The band broke up shortly thereafter.

Neil Payne now drums for fellow Scottish band Texas, Gareth Russell plays bass for Idlewild, Charles Clark joined The Zephyrs for their fourth studio album and went on to form Cold Night Song and Our Lunar Activities, and William Campbell formed Our Small Capital and The Open Day Rotation. Both Campbell and Clark continue to work on their solo careers.


2) Astrid, the singer/songwriter from Scotland:

Astrid Williamson was the frontperson for Scottish trio Goya Dress in the mid-’90s. After the dissolution of the band in late 1996, Williamson opted to go solo under the alias of her first name. Astrid is a classically trained pianist and a confessional-style singer/songwriter with a uniquely haunting and beautiful voice. She is often compared to the likes of Tori Amos, Kristin Hersh And Polly Harvey though she definitely remains distinctive in her own right.

3) Astrid, the singer/songwriter from the Netherlands:

Dutch vocalist who became known by singing on Arjen Anthony Lucassen’s Ambeon (side project of Ayreon) at 14 years old. She has also released two solo albums and currently sings in her band theEndorphins.

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