CS Nielsen is a songwriter, singer and guitar player born on the Danish isle of Samsø in 1977. He has toured extensively in Denmark and abroad, has playing various venues, clubs, festivals, living rooms, churches and prisons.
With three critically acclaimed albums of original material, ‘Jericho Road’ (2016), ‘Man of the Fall’ (2012) and ‘Against the Dying of the Light’ (2007), he has established himself as a strong Danish ambassador of Americana songwriting. CS Nielsen is a true storyteller. Combining pathos and wry humor. His lyrics struggle with timeless, existential themes such as distress, responsibility, doubt, faith, hope, love and death. The music is simple with strong melodies rooted in the ancient traditions of folk, country and blues. The centuries resonate in CS Nielsen’s songs.