Anna Leone’s new track is one of the strongest debuts we’ve heard

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Want to fall in love with some new music this evening? Then listen to Anna Leone’s beautiful and affecting debut single, ‘My Soul I’.

It could be one of the strongest debuts we’ve heard in recent months, accomplished to the point that you forget this is just the start of Anna Leone’s career.

The 19 year-old singer-songwriter hails from Sweden and she worked with producer Bryan Wilson on this track…

Upcoming singer-songwriter sensation Anna Leone today unveils her debut single ‘My Soul I’, released via indie-label Half Awakein collaboration with AllPoints/Believe.

An incredible taste of the singer-songwriter’s bracing vulnerability and catchy, entrancing melodies, ‘My Soul I’ is a real, raw tale of love, loss and the unabashed yearning that comes with it.

Anna worked with Bryan Wilson on the track (GRAMMY-nominated producer, engineer and mixer, who’s worked with the likes of Florence + The Machine, Wolf Alice, Arctic Monkeys, Stormzy, Lianne La Havas), and says “I wrote ‘My Soul I’ while I was going through a tough time and it helped me deal with some of it. It’s melancholic but I also think the song is kind of hopeful as well – that’s always been important for me to reflect.”

Anna was born and raised in a hushed suburb of Stockholm, Sweden, where she spent most of her time immersed in video games and comic books. It wasn’t until her early teens that she discovered music as a way of dealing with emotions, and as a result, idled away hours playing cover songs on her mother’s acoustic guitar. Eventually she moved on to writing her own lyrics and compositions, finding her voice and recording burgeoning songs on her phone.

Fast forward a few years and Anna Leone’s sound has grown into a force to be reckoned with. With references such as Bob Dylan, Lana Del Rey, Bon Iver and Laura Marling, she has successfully developed her own magnetizing take on the singer-songwriter genre, demonstrating the strength in emotion

Colin Polonowski

Updated: Sep 08, 2017

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