KT Tunstall

Musician

KT Tunstall joined Cape Farewell on the 2008 Disko Bay Expedition, visiting the spectacular Disko Bay area of West Greenland with over 40 international artists, journalists and scientists. During the expedition KT kept an Arctic diary and performed at gigs in Ilulissat and Uummannaq.

Since wowing the nation on Later… With Jools Holland, KT Tunstall has become a festival favourite from Glastonbury to T In The Park. KT secured a Mercury Music Prize nomination for Eye to the Telescope, outsold every other female artist in the UK in 2005, won a Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist, the Ivor Novello Best Song award for writing Suddenly I See and landed a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Iceberg through the porthole of the Grigory Mikheev in Disko Bay
Icebergs photographed from the deck of the Grigory Mikheev as we approach Disko Bay
KT Tunstall on the Grigory Mikheev during the 2008 Disko Bay expedition
 
Geoscientist Carol Cotterill looks at layers of sediments under the sea bed in Disko Bay in the survey profiles completed during the expedition
Walking on Little Eqe, near the mouth of the Disko Bay ice fjord
 
Justifying Bad Behaviour, an artwork by Francesca Galeazzi created during the expedition
Godhavn shore littered with ice
 
Uummannaq, the most northerly settlement we visited during the expedition
Ryuichi Sakamoto records sound at the mouth of Sermeg Avangnardleq Glacier
 
David Buckland, Martha Wainwright, KT Tunstall, Jarvis Cocker, Feist and Vanessa Carlton
 
Oceanographer Emily Venables deploys the Argo float, a remote unit programmed to follow and monitor the West Greenland Current
Artwork by Sunand Prasad visualising the volume of one tonne of CO2, the average emission per person per month in the UK
KT Tunstall and Oceanographer Emily Venables review maps of the Disko Bay area during the expedition
Disko Bay

KT Tunstall on the Grigory Mikheev during the 2008 Disko Bay expedition