Sasha McVeigh is a country singer from England who has taken the US country music scene by storm.
Two and a half years ago, Sasha took a two week trip to Nashville with a plan to perform a handful of shows. What resulted was two weeks of solid bookings at venues such as Tootsies Orchid Lounge, The Rutledge, The Bluebird and various others up and down Broadway. The reception she received found Sasha returning to Nashville numerous times for extended periods in 2012 to 2014. During one of the trips, Sasha recorded her first EP made up solely of original material. Music from the acoustic EP has received airplay in the US and UK and on June 8th, Sasha will be releasing her debut album, I Stand Alone, the money for which was raised using Kickstarter.
“This is an album I’ve been waiting my whole life to make and I can’t believe it’s finally here,” says Sasha. I Stand Alone chronicles the stories of my life so far and compiles them into one, big rhyming diary.”
The album is undoubtedly personal. A collection of songs detailing the life of a young singer/ songwriter who has hit the big time in a country not her own. A fresh voice which encapsulates the meaning of ‘country music’ in every way.
The catchy ‘Someone To Break My Heart’ speaks of needing a muse in the form of a heartbreaker to use as inspiration to write a decent song. The seductively rocky ‘Hot Mess’ describes the dual personalties of each person and having the urge to do something crazy and unexpected. The delightfully trademark-country ‘Time Of My Life’ describes a fond memory of a young love which oozes happiness.
I Stand Alone is home to a selection of endearing and charming tunes that will warm the heart of any country music fan. Sasha McVeigh is on the up and this year she’s out to prove it.
"These past few years have been part of a journey, a journey that's far from over,” says Sasha. “I feel incredibly blessed for all the opportunities that continue to present themselves and for the support of my fans, friends and family. There's a lot to look forward to in 2015 and I just can't wait to get started!"
For tour dates and more information, visit here
Sasha will have a Stage-It Pre Album Release Show live from Nashville on June 7th. Tix & Info here
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