Helena Deland is a Montreal-based musician interested in how songs can hold what eludes everyday language. Her music draws on reading and walking around.
She released her first album, Someone New, in 2020 on Luminelle Recordings. It was followed by the release of Hildegard, a collaborative album with fellow Montreal musician Ouri on section1. On October 13th, 2023, Helena reveals her sophomore full-length record, Goodnight Summerland, an intimate and meditative collection of eleven songs published by label and longtime collaborators Chivi Chivi. Goodnight Summerland features singles “Swimmer”, “Spring Bug”, “Bright Green Vibrant Gray” and “Strawberry Moon”.
In November 2023 and February 2024, Helena will be going on her first world headline tour. She has extensively toured North America and Europe opening for the likes of Weyes Blood, Andy Shauf, Connan Mockasin, Soccer Mommy and Iggy Pop.