Sarah Klang
Sarah Klang at Malmöfestivalen in 2018
Sarah Klang at Malmöfestivalen in 2018
Background information
Birth nameSarah Linnea Nova Klang
Born (1992-08-26) 26 August 1992 (age 29)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Years active2016–present

Sarah Linnea Nova Klang (born 26 August 1992) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. As of 2021, she has released three albums and performed on På spåret, and at the music festival South by Southwest. She is also a Grammis-award winner in the category "Alternative Pop of the Year".

Biography

In high school Sarah Klang performed with an electronica band inspired by Coldplay and Sigur Rós.[1] When she graduated from Uddevalla she stopped performing, but started again in 2016.[1] In the summer of 2016, she released the music single "Sleep", then released the album Love In the Milky Way in 2018.[2] She co-wrote the album with Kevin Andersson who was also a producer.[3]

In 2018 she performed on the SVT show På spåret,[4] was nominated in the Newcomer of the Year category at the Grammis-gala,[5] and performed at South by Southwest in the U.S.[6] At the Grammis-gala in 2019 she won in the category "Alternative Pop of the Year".[7]

She describes her own music as pop with influences of Americana music and country.[1]

Besides music she has also worked part-time at her fathers Smørrebrød-restaurant.[1]

Her album "Creamy Blue" has been nominated for IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year Award (2019).[8]

Discography

Albums

TitleYearPeak chart positions
SWE
[9]
Love in the Milky Way20181
Creamy Blue20194
Virgo[10]20213

Singles

  • 2016: "Sleep"[11]
  • From Love in the Milky Way
    • 2017: "Strangers"[12]
    • 2017: "Left Me on Fire"[13]
    • 2017: "Lover"[14]
    • 2018: "Mind"[15]
  • From Creamy Blue
    • 2019: "Call Me"[16]
    • 2019: "Endless Sadness"[17]
    • 2019: "New Day Coming"[18]
    • 2019: "Creamy Blue"[19]
    • 2019: "It's Been Heaving Knowing You"[20]
  • From Virgo
    • 2020: "Canyon"[21]
    • 2020: "Girls"[22]
    • 2021: "Fever Dream"[23]
    • 2021: "Anywhere"[24]
    • 2021: "Love So Cruel"[25]
  • 2021: "Agony"[26]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Sarah Klang: "Jag skulle behöva gå i coolskola"". Dagens Nyheter. 11 January 2018. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  2. ^ TT, Sofia Sundström / (1 October 2019). "Sarah Klang: Rädd att allt är en bluff". Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019 – via Svenska Dagbladet.
  3. ^ "Sarah Klang: Det var som att det började ryka ur mobilen". Aftonbladet. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  4. ^ Lindqvist, Johan. "Sarah Klang gav inte upp sin dröm". gp.se. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Hon chockar alla i "På spåret": "Wow"". Expressen. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Fler svenska akter till amerikanska SXSW". SVT Nyheter. 12 January 2018. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  7. ^ Lindhe/TT, Sofia Sundström/TT,Jon. "Sarah Klang och Slowgold vann varsin Grammis". GöteborgsPosten. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  8. ^ "22 nominees shortlisted for IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year Award | Impala". www.impalamusic.org. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  9. ^ "Discography Sarah Klang". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  10. ^ Dunn, Frankie (28 January 2021). "Sarah Klang's new music video is a sexy, line dancing fever dream". i-D. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Sleep - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  12. ^ "Strangers - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  13. ^ "Left Me On Fire - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Lover - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  15. ^ "Mind - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  16. ^ "Call Me - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  17. ^ "Endless Sadness - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  18. ^ "New Day Coming - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  19. ^ "Creamy Blue - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  20. ^ "It's Been Heaven Knowing You - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  21. ^ "Canyon - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  22. ^ "Girls - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  23. ^ "Fever Dream - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  24. ^ "Anywhere - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  25. ^ "Love So Cruel - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  26. ^ "Agony - Single by Sarah Klang on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 23 April 2021.

External links

Media related to Sarah Klang at Wikimedia Commons