Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Today im enjoying wonderful Asha Ali and her single Hurricane that was released last month. This Swedish singer-song writer with pop influences was born in Ethiopia, but lives in Stockholm. Her first EP was the song Warm Front and she released her debut Asha Ali in 2006 was nominated for several Swedish awards, among other the Swedish Grammy.
According to the information i can find about her, her influences include Jeff Buckley, Nina Simone, Dolly Parton, David Bowie and Kate Bush. According to her Myspace she will be going on a European tour this summer. The Song A Promise Broken is featured on the soundtrack to the movie Underbar och Älskad av Alla. Keep an eye out for Asha Ali from now on!
Asha Ali - Warm Fronts
Asha Ali - Hurricane
Asha Ali - Fire, Fire [Swedish Television]
You can listen to a few of the new songs on last.fm and find out more about Asha on her Myspace!