Yet another new song by Sia. She launched ‘Never Give Up’, the soundtrack for upcoming movie LION. Continue reading
2016 has been a productive year for Sia. She released yet another new single ‘The Greatest’. Continue reading
After ‘Diamonds’, Rihanna releases another track penned by Sia, called ‘Sledgehammer’. Continue reading
Sia premiered soundtrack song for Finding Dory Sia is everywhere these days! The Australian pop star released her most recent record This Is Acting in January and is currently enjoying international success with her single ‘Cheap Thrills’. Earlier this week, … Continue reading
Sia is back with an album full of tracks she wrote for other artists. Here is a track by track review! Continue reading
Sia unleashes powerful love song of upcoming album
As we all know, Sia is in full promotion of her upcoming record called This Is Acting. The album will feature songs she has written for other artists (that’s why it feels like acting to her to perform them herselves) and the release is planned for the end of January. While the first single, powerhouse confidence anthem ‘Alive’, is still gaining impact with radio plays, the release of the music video and several big tv show performances, Sia is already a step ahead of us with the release of ‘One Million Bullets’, the official second single!
Sia releases second Adele collaboration as promo single
Sia sure knows how to strike the iron while it is hot. In september she made a glorious return with the single ‘Alive’, co-written by and for Adele. As we all know, Adele made her big comeback in the meantime as well and she is basically everything everyone is talking about in the music industry at the moment. Sia wrote another song for Adele’s record (together with miss Adkins herself) that got rejected in the end and she now decided to launch it as a promo single for the album This Acting, released in January.
Sia unleashes single co-written by and for Adele
Before the huge success of Sia’s hit ‘Chandelier’ and the accompanying album 1000 Forms of Fear Sia focused more on songwriting for other artists for a while. She co-wrote wordwide hits like Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ and Ne-Yo’s ‘Let Me Love You (Until You Love Yourself)’ just to name a few. This inspired her to record an album full of songs co-written by herself, but which were intended for other artists. As the tracks are written from the perspective of someone else, Sia sees it as a form of acting to perform these tracks and that’s why the album is called This Is Acting. The first single, called ‘Alive’, was co-written with Adele and it was initially intended for her upcoming third album, but in the end Sia recorded this huge pop anthem herself.
The true art of doing a cover of a classic is re-imagining the essence of the song without taking away from the brilliance of the original. This is exactly what Australian singer-songwriter Sia managed to do on her version ‘California Dreamin”. Sia recorded her take on the track for the upcoming movie San Andreas about a natural disaster that is about to destroy the earth. The doom and overall ominous vibe in the movie is something that you hear in the soundtrack as well.
Sia is disco queen on new track with Giorgio Moroder
Giorgio Moroder may not ring a bell if you ask the youth of today, but this man has definitely earned his stripes in music and especially his genre: disco. The Italian producer who worked with Donna Summer on hits like the ground breaking ‘I Feel Love’, ‘Hot Stuff’ and ‘On The Radio’ had huge successes in the seventies, when disco’s popularity was huge. In 2013, he returned to the public eye with a collaboration on the Daft Punk album Random Access Memories. Now he is totally hot again, or as he himself puts it, ’74 is the new 24′. He just launched his new single ‘Deja Vu’ with vocals by one of the most exciting stars of the moment, Sia!