Peter von Poehl, born March 31, 1972 in Malm, Sweden is a Swedish singer-songwriter, composer, musician and director.
V Poehl's first solo album (Going To Where The Tea Trees Are) was released in 2006 by French label Tt ou tard, followed by different indie labels around the world, such as Bella Union (UK), World's Fair (US) and Speak n' Spell (AUS). The album was greeted by critical acclaim and the featuring of several songs notably "The Story Of The Impossible" in cinema and advertising helped introduce v Poehl's music to a large audience. The album was followed by extensive touring, including supporting artists, such as AIR, St Vincent, Phoenix and Brian Wilson.
Follow up May Day was released in 2009. Just as v Poehl's debut, it was co-produced with Christoffer Lundquist and recorded at AGM in the south of Sweden. Again extensive touring followed the release, headlining and sharing the bill with artists such as Ben Harper, Wild beasts and Peter Doherty. He also represented Sweden at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
A third album (Bis Issues Printed Small) is announced for 2013. V Poehl has in interviews explained that it will be an album recorded live in the studio with an 18 piece formation, featuring orchestral arrangements by Swedish musician Martin Hederos. V Poehl has lately been seen performing with a similar outfit, including a large wind section and orchestral percussion at high-profile venues, such as Salle Pleyel in Paris.