British-Norwegian composer and singer-songwriter Sasha Siem boasts an impressive CV, having composed for the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, amongst others. March 2nd will see the release of her debut album, Most Of The Boys, via Blue Plum Records. The album was written in Berlin and recorded at Reykjavik’s Greenhouse Studios, with Valgeir Sigurðsson (Sigur Ros, Bjork, Bonnie Prince Billy, Feist) on production duties. The album’s blurb describes it as a song cycle. “Its twelve songs are as linked by their themes as by the sonic world they inhabit – born of an unlikely collusion of influences that Siem has woven together: her years spent composing and performing award-winning contemporary classical music; her fascination with likeminded lovers of innovative songwriting and unusual arrangements and her youthful love of the canon of great songwriters that emerged in the 1960s.”
Sasha has recently unveiled ‘So Polite’, the first marvellous single off Most Of The Boys. Here it is.
In support of the album, Sasha Siem is set to play in London at The Lexington on March 25th.