Birds of Clay is from Copenhagen, Denmark. The group consists of Liv Lumia Hurtigkarl (singer, violinist, and songwriter), Ina Maria Mortensen (singer, guitarist and songwriter), and Ruth Anna Britz (singer, multi instrumentalist, and songwriter).
The band was formed in 2010 by Liv Lumia and Ina Maria, and Ruth Anna joined the band in the beginning of 2011. All three band members met on the Christiania Peace, love and understanding tour in 2009. The Birds of Clay released their first EP with 5 recorded tracks on 13 December 2011.