Finnish songstress Sansa will be touring the UK from April 2012.
Born in 1980 in Seinäjoki, she played soccer in the local team and was determined to have a professional career abroad but in her late teens she got involved with music. She got her first guitar and started to jam with it every day after school. Sansa listened to music from all genres ‐ Madonna, Nirvana, David Bowie, Dolly Parton, The Beatles, Air, Radiohead, Eurythmics, Maria Callas to Ravel and Debussy, and further developed her singing and guitar playing by attending the Pop & Jazz Conservatory in Helsinki. Whilst studying there, she was exposed to an eclectic range of folk and jazz, blues and pop artists including John Lee Hooker, Feist and Thom Yorke, among others. She made a couple of demos and got one of her songs picked up by an A&R person from Warner Music Finland and was immediately signed.
Her first album Vagabond Girl was released in 2005 with positive reviews. Her second album, Sansa came out in 2009, and her third album Savior is released on May 14th, 2012. Savior draws from a surprisingly wide variety of disparate influences ‐ mixing up folk, pop, trip hop and even disco.
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Sansa will be touring from April, with more dates due to be announced.
No shows booked at the moment.