Selma is already known in the folk scene in Norway as a member of bands such as Norwegian Grammy nominated Masåva and Norwegian Grammy winner Morgonrode. She has toured and worked with artists like Frøkedal & Familien, Kristian Kristensen, Siv Jakobsen and the Switch. Her musical work has been acknowledged by many, lastly featured as the theme song in the Viaplay series Furia.
Growing up in the suburban university town of Ås, Selma French was exposed to folk music from an early age, playing violin and Hardanger fiddle all her life, as well as making songs on guitar. The list of musical inspirations is long, from Linda Perhacs, Nick Drake, Fairport Convention and Judee Sill, to Frøkedal, Susanne Sundfør, Sandy Denn and The Roches.