Beautiful Mess

Norwegian pop artist Christine Ekeberg returns with “Beautiful Mess”, an acoustic song of self-acceptance. With a minimalistic piano accompaniment and Ekeberg’s expressive vocal performance, the track reminds of Adele’s new tendency towards subtle nuances in a song like “Easy On Me”.  “This is a very personal topic for me.”, Ekeberg…
November 11, 2021


Shalisa Taylor now presents "One", the most pop-influenced song in a new series of singles she started releasing in September. An instrumentally rich song portraying romantic uncertainty and lost chances, with a lyricism that reminds of straightforward classics like Norah Jones' "Don't Know Why". While Taylor's vocals are still characterized…
October 29, 2020


Swedish singer-songwriter Shalisa Taylor releases “Right”, her second in a series of singles throughout this year. With an intimate acoustic arrangement and her characteristic soothing vocals, Taylor shares her impressions of that moment in a relationship when the end feels inevitable. Her previous releases have been featured on Portuguese blog…
October 1, 2020
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Swedish singer-songwriter Shalisa Taylor returns with "You", an acoustic commentary on the hurtful secrets of a relationship. Her mellow vocals and impressionist songwriting reminiscent of Norah Jones have previously earned her a feature on Spotify’s Evening Commute playlist and blogs like Scandinavian Soul and Lefuturewave. She was also a renowned…
July 31, 2020


The powerfully relatable acoustic single “Flaws” marks Swedish band Travel With The Sun’s second release this year. Following the warm reception of “Dry Ink” in Latin America and Europe, the quartet now presents us with the naked vulnerability of an acoustic love confession that might draw associations to Muse. Evoking…
July 25, 2019


The sober but emotionally compelling single “Silence” is Swedish singer-songwriter Day Felice’s continuation after his summer debut. His instrumental approach elicits associations to Coldplay’s acoustic beginnings, however with a powerful straightforward poetry reminiscent of Patrick Wolf or Rufus Wainwright. “Silence” constitutes the most poetic track of Felice’s upcoming album, depicting…
July 18, 2019

Shalisa Taylor EP

With the release of her self-titled EP, Stockholm-based singer/songwriter Shalisa Taylor establishes her potential to become a household name in the Scandinavian acoustic pop scene. Her performance evokes associations to memorable vocal icons like Adele combined with the soulful pop-infused production of Swedish artists like Miriam Bryant. The EP is…
December 13, 2018

Solo (Acoustic)

After the warm international reception of “Solo”, his ode to bachelor life, Swedish pop artist Ernest Noah presents us with an acoustic version that reveals a grand display of vocal talent. Nothing beyond a guitar is needed to support such a brilliant performance. "Solo was written at a time when…
November 5, 2018

Yours to Keep

The vocal colors of autumn flow through the acoustic mellowness of “Yours to Keep”, Shalisa Taylor’s new single exploring the consequences of falling in love with the idea of love. This is her third release after her debut in 2017, taking a new, pop-oriented musical direction by the hand of…
September 11, 2018

Shalisa Taylor

With her mellow, silky voice and a songwriting style based on introspective impressions rather than linear stories, Swedish singer/songwriter Shalisa Taylor brings a fresh approach to the vocal-based musical lineage known from artists like Norah Jones and Adele. Born to a musical family, Taylor’s characteristic voice and stage presence were…
September 11, 2018