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“‘Astray’ is about the sense of sweet and sadic surrender to a relentless and deteriorating love” – Sara
Sara started playing the piano at five years old and became passionate about songwriting and composition during her teenage years. “After graduating in classical piano, I realised performing my own music and singing was more exciting for me than playing other composers’ works.” Her interest in composition led her to the UK and the USA, where she also studied film scoring and conducting after influences such as Hans Zimmer and Ennio Morricone. In 2021, she decided to pursue a career in songwriting and released her debut single ‘Serendipity’, featured on BBC and prized in Italy, and ‘15 Again’, also featured as one of the weekly Earworms on BBC and winner of the Press Prize at the Italian national music competition ‘Il Cantagiro’. Her third release ‘Fading’ was remixed by UK House music hero Richard Earnshaw and featured on important radio stations worldwide, such as Metropolis. “Even though I chose another path, classical music helped me develop musical thinking and composition methods that I can now use in my own works. in ‘Astray’, the sense of sweet and sadic surrender to a relentless and deteriorating love is conveyed through the use of ‘laid back’ vocals, says Sara.Inspired by artists such as Björk, Thom Yorke, Billie Holiday and Agnes Obel, she is acti ve as a pianist and singer/songwriter, conductor and teacher in London.
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