28 Nov Luísa Sobral debuts in Australia at WOMADelaide in March.
Singer-songwriter Luisa Sobral, on an international tour of her latest album ‘Rosa’, debuts in Australia at the prestigious WOMADelaide festival in March.
It will be the first time in Australia. Luisa Sobral will take the stage of the famous World Music Festival WOMAD, in Adelaide for 2 shows on 7 and 9 March 2020.
Luisa will perform her fifth and latest album: ‘Rosa’. Released in England, France, Germany, Spain and Japan through Wrasse Records, ‘Rosa’ has been warmly received by national and international audiences and critics. Songlines magazine, a reference in what World Music is concerned, rated it 4 stars. Produced by the prestigious Catalan musician and producer Raul Refree – who also produced albuns for Sílvia Pèrez Cruz, Rosalía and Rócio Márquez, among others – ‘Rosa’ is a special and intimist album where Luísa risks new territories in her composition and arrangements. This new approach takes form in the new and original line up that has delighted audiences: voice and guitar are joined by a horn trio with tuba, french horn and flugelhorn. Please check the live videos below!
The tour began in February in Portugal and will go on through 2020 with shows in Spain, Italy, France and Germany to be announced soon.
Luísa Sobral is one of the most important singer-composers of the new generation of Portuguese musicians. She debuted with ‘The Cherry on My Cake’ in 2011 which got her to perform at the mythical ‘Later… with Jools Holland’ (BBC). It was followed by ‘There’s a Flower in My Bedroom’ (2013) – where featured special guests such as Jamie Cullum, António Zambujo and Mário Laginha – ‘Lu-Pu-I-Pi-Sa-Pa’ (2014) – a children’s album – and ‘Luísa’ (2016) that was recorded in Los Angeles by the prestigious American producer Joe Henry and featured Marc Ribot on guitars.
Luisa’s composer side has been standing out over the last few years. In addition to ‘Amar pelos Dois’, the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017, she regularly composes for artists such as Ana Moura, António Zambujo, Mayra Andrade, Salvador Sobral, Tiziana Tosca Donatti, among others.
‘this is a quite beautiful and strangely compelling set of songs and stories by a genuine talent’. Songlines****