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Video: Sarah P. – LoveStory

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Dream pop, slow jam “LoveStory” is the new single by Sarah P, out of her debut album Who Am I (out now via EraseRestart). The video was filmed by the award-winning director Eftychia Iosifidou and features Sarah and Clio Arvaniti. Friendship and sisterhood are two of the key themes of the video. What we witness is an unbreakable bond between two girls who no matter how far they are, they’ll always be close. “I like to think of it as the perfect day – a love story to last,” says Sarah. A heart-warming video, reassuring that when you give, you’re most likely going to get something back.

“LoveStory” is dedicated to those who, after experiencing hard times in their lives, got to find true bliss through someone or something and managed to let go of their infelicitous past. It’s also addressed to that special someone or something that lightens up our days. “You’re the one. I’m the earth and you’re my sun,” Sarah sings, well knowing that love is an essential part of our lives. “It’s a love song that can be sung to a mom, dad, child, sibling, friend, pet, lover; whomever/whatever’s cheering you up needs to receive this love letter,” she shares.

/// Along the video release, Sarah P. shared a letter on her homepage: http://sarahpofficial.com/lovestory-video ///

Sarah P. – Who Am I LP

Sarah P.‘s solo debut album Who Am I is out now! Who Am I is a pop record that is different, an ode to the humanly deep need of security and love and a piece of art that reads pages from Sarah P.’s diaries. It’s an album about fears, hopes, memories, dreams – and love. Inspired by Berlin, her Greek roots & personal struggles, Sarah asks “Who Am I? Who are we?”

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Video: Sarah P. – Who Am I

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“Who Am I” is the second single and the title song of Sarah P.’s upcoming solo debut album. Style wise, the song is a mix of jungle, house and pop. Carried by its whimsical vocals, “Who Am I” is a complex song with a complex meaning. According to Sarah, it’s an ode to “humanity, the world we live in and our importance (or unimportance) as individuals and/or as a whole”.

For the music video, Sarah turned to Italian director Oirot Buntot. The visuals were shot at the Teatro Rossi Aperto in Pisa. The beautiful location, the actors and the dancers, Oirot’s beautiful storytelling and Sarah’s music – all pieces of a puzzle that, when put together, the paint a picture of a philosophical question people have been asking themselves for thousands of years; “Who am I and where I come from?”

Director Oirot Bunto states: I shot the video in the Teatro Rossi Aperto, an abandoned then squatted, 250-years-old Italian late-baroque theatre in Pisa. It’s a stunning place and it’s wonderful how perfectly it fits with the increasing rhythm of “Who am I”. This is my very first professional experience and I’m proud I made it with Sarah P. – and I’m also happy, of course. I would like to thank all the people that struggle every day to keep the Teatro Rossi Aperto open, and all my friends that participated, and Sarah for this opportunity and amazing experience.

Sarah P. states: “I go on saying that we live in a world of broken values and ethics. What we used to know as right seems to fade – sometimes for a good reason, some others to take us back to scary times. Good things happen, bad things happen – but we’re spinning so fast. We struggle to keep up – at least I do. And as you already know, I believe that going back to our roots and revisiting our history might help us to see and act clearer. Already with my previous song, “Berlin During Winter”, I talked to you about how I see things – how I don’t see a point in repeating mistakes and the importance of introspection.

That question – who am I? So simple, yet so emotionally charged. I went on for years asking who am I and where do I belong. I always felt connected to my Greek roots, but disconnected from Greece’s modern society. I always wanted to fly away from my mother land’s nest. When I did, I realised that people, in the exact moment they would learn that I’m Greek, they would reduce me to that, when all I wanted was to take bits and pieces of all cultures and be a real citizen of the world. However, it seems like my heritage can’t let me be what I want to be – and I don’t blame it a single bit.”

Sarah P. – Berlin During Winter (Holly Remix)

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A few weeks after the release of “Berlin During Winter“, the first single of Sarah P.’s upcoming debut album Who Am I, Holly delivers a remix that’s bending between tropical house and chill-out.

Along today’s remix release Sarah shared an article stating:

“Today, I’m writing to share with you a piece of sunshine. Holly, a very talented young man from Portugal, reworked Berlin During Winter and gave it a South European treatment. And it got sunny and summery – definitely nostalgic and eerie. It lost its rocky edge, but for a very reassuring beat and calming piano melody that’s embracing the words and the feelings. Berlin During Winter is not depressive now – it’s just melancholic, like a beautiful girl with dark lips and a nonchalantly empty look. But she’s got more to it, the song’s got more to it.
As I wrote in my previous letter to you, Berlin During Winter is about all those things that I cannot wrap around my head. I ask you to take a moment and think of all the things that you cannot understand. All those things that are happening in the world and upset you, annoy you or leave you in shock. […] My solidarity goes to all of you who feel confused and disoriented. We’ll always have Berlin during winter.”

Find more info on Sarah P.’s debut album Who Am I (out on May 12 via EraseRestart) here.

It is the second time that Sarah P. & Holly work together. In 2015, the Portuguese producer already remixed “Galaxy” by Sun Glitters & Sarah P. Since then, Holly toured Europe, North America, Australia, China, and India, released with labels like Buygore, Fool’s Gold Records, Dim Mak Records, Elysian Records, Good Enuff, Divison Recordings and Circus Records. Holly also counts with the support from The Chainsmokers, Baauer, Noisia, Bassnectar, UZ, Dyro, DJ Craze, DJ Shadow, Borgore, Steve Aoki, David Guetta, Laidback Luke, Martin Garrix and many more. |

Video: Sarah P. – Berlin During Winter

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“Berlin During Winter” is the first track from Sarah P.’s upcoming debut full-length “Who Am I”. Genre-wise, Sarah’s bending between dream pop and heavy guitar and bass riffs. In her own words, Berlin During Winter is electro ambient-core. As for the meaning of the song, except for the obvious one that the song title suggests, it’s painting the picture of the winter inside one’s self. Depression and devastation are the two leading emotions in this rollercoaster of a song, leaving the listener thinking about their past and future moves.

To make this message even bolder, the Greek artist compiled a video out of archive footage from war. “We can’t undo our history, but we can learn from it and shape our future,” Sarah states and invites everyone to roll up their sleeves and act before it’s too late.

Sarah’s article on the song & video: http://sarahpofficial.com/new-song-berlin-during-winter/

Info / Who Am I:
“During our particularly troubled times, some introspection is more than needed.”

On May 12, 2017, Sarah P.’s solo debut full-length “Who Am I” will be released. A pop record that is different, an ode to the humanly deep need of security and love and a piece of art that reads pages from Sarah P.’s diaries. It’s an album about fears, hopes, memories, dreams – and love. Inspired by Berlin, her Greek roots & personal struggles, Sarah asks “Who Am I? Who are we?”

“Our ethics, our cultures are shaping us, but what we become is completely our choice. I’ve been constantly asking myself “who am I”. Have you?”, asks Sarah in her latest article. Although the album is inspired by her struggles and personal fights, the humor and positivity are not missing – Sarah’s sarcasm is omnipresent, so is her passion for a better change that we all can bring once we decide to do so. It’s the realization that we have to start by asking ourselves who we are, who we want to be, and what we stand for.

On “Who Am I”, Sarah P. gets political, comments on our societies, serenades about true love, criticizes herself, and shares her fears and dreams. “There’s no right and there’s no wrong, but there’s hope,” says Sarah. “And while we’re feeling defeated, even during those dark hours, there’s hope we can do better. And we will.”

Following up her solo debut EP “Free” (2015), the full-length album “Who Am I” will be released on May 12, 2017, via Sarah P.’s own label EraseRestart. The album consists of ten songs that Sarah wrote in Berlin while thinking of her hometown Athens. “Who Am I” was produced together with George Prinotakis at Artracks Studios Athens, the surrounding she already knew before from her years as frontwoman of Keep Shelly in Athens. The album’s first single “Berlin During Winter” is out now.

Sarah P. – Who Am I LP

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During our particularly troubled times, some introspection is more than needed.

On May 12, 2017, Sarah P.’s solo debut full-length “Who Am I” will be released. A pop record that is different, an ode to the humanly deep need of security and love and a piece of art that reads pages from Sarah P.’s diaries. It’s an album about fears, hopes, memories, dreams – and love. Inspired by Berlin, her Greek roots & personal struggles, Sarah asks “Who Am I? Who are we?

“Our ethics, our cultures are shaping us, but what we become is completely our choice. I’ve been constantly asking myself “who am I”. Have you?”, asks Sarah in her latest article. Although the album is inspired by her struggles and personal fights, the humor and positivity are not missing – Sarah’s sarcasm is omnipresent, so is her passion for a better change that we all can bring once we decide to do so. It’s the realization that we have to start by asking ourselves who we are, who we want to be, and what we stand for.

On “Who Am I”, Sarah P. gets political, comments on our societies, serenades about true love, criticizes herself, and shares her fears and dreams. “There’s no right and there’s no wrong, but there’s hope,” says Sarah. “And while we’re feeling defeated, even during those dark hours, there’s hope we can do better. And we will.”

Following up her solo debut EP “Free” (2015), the full-length album “Who Am I” will be released on May 12, 2017, via Sarah P.’s own label EraseRestart. The album consists of ten songs that Sarah wrote in Berlin while thinking of her hometown Athens. “Who Am I” was produced together with George Prinotakis at Artracks Studios Athens, the surrounding she already knew before from her years as frontwoman of Keep Shelly in Athens. The album’s first single “Berlin During Winter” will be out on January 6th, 2017.

“Who Am I” is out on May 12, 2017, via EraseRestart. The first single “Berlin During Winter” will be released on January 6th, 2017. “Who Am I” was written in Berlin and produced at Artracks Studios, Athens.

Tracklist:
1. A Letter From Urban Street
2. ForgetRegret
3. Away From Me
4. Instead Of You
5. LoveStory
6. Summer Prince
7. Who Am I
8. Millennial Girl
9. To You
10. Berlin During Winter

Bio:
Sarah P.’s career in music started in 2010, during her final year at the drama school, as the lead singer of the successful indie group Keep Shelly in Athens. In 2014, Sarah left the band and moved to Berlin to focus on her solo career. After collaborations with artists like Mmoths, Sun Glitters, The New Division, The Bilinda Butchers, her solo debut record “Free” was released in December 2015 via her own label EraseRestart. Her full-length album “Who Am I” is out on May 12, 2017.

Sarah P. – Teach Me How To Love

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“Teach Me How To Love” is Sarah P.’s first new single after the release of her solo debut EP “Free” in December 2015. The song is a collaboration with South-African producer Wisani. With its poppy lightness and good mood atmosphere, “Teach Me How To Love” invites to both dance and dream. At the same time, the song carries and important message: we have to learn again what it means to love and to stand side by side. Time to put a smile on the face and dance towards the future.

Videos: Sarah P. – Golden Deer feat. Hiras

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Sarah P’s new single “Golden Deer”, taken from her recent solo debut EP “Free”, is out now. It comes with not one but three music videos which were directed by the Berlin based visual geniuses Schall & Schnabel. The music videos give the viewer the chance to choose how deep to dive into the dream.

About the song:
Golden Deer was inspired by a dream I had about this deer leading me to a magical forest where everything was possible. I guess, following the deer symbolized tearing down the fences I’ve built around me because of my fears. Throughout “Free” there has been this steady but slow walk towards the light. If “Dirty Sunday” that serves as the opener of the EP is dark and heavy, “Golden Deer”, the final song, is like an excited heart that’s pumping for the new beginnings.” – Sarah P.

About the video:
With our video, we visualize a dream. The colors, the pictures, the visual elements layer and in their multiplication a crazy interaction, and new associations. Some sequences remind of coral reefs, others of a kaleidoscope. A very own, powerful, poppy, and experimental image language and dynamic was created, bringing an atmosphere that is charming and playful at the same time.” – Pierre Horn & Eileen Huhn (Schall & Schnabel)

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Sarah P. – Little Soul

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photo by Sebastian Stohr

Within a short time Sarah P.’s song “Little Soul” (of her recent solo EP “Free”) gained more than 155.000 plays in the past couple of months on Spotify. With today’s video release Sarah shares an article on the true meaning behind the song, sending a powerful message to other people who, after experiencing abuse, felt lost but rose at last, like a phoenix. Check it out here: http://sarahpofficial.com/news/little-soul-true-meaning/

In case you missed it, read our recent Q&A session with Sarah here. “Free EP” is OUT NOW via Sarah P.’s own record label EraseRestart.

Video: Sarah P. – I’d Go

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Below, you can watch Sarah P.‘s new video “I’d Go“, taken from “Free“, her newly released EP & solo debut after leaving her previous band Keep Shelly in Athens.

This is obviously a homemade video (the song is also homemade, btw – I recorded its vocals at home with my phone). The past two years I’ve been constantly searching for the home I’ve come to find in Berlin. Now, all happy and settled, I’m celebrating by sharing my music and a video that’s showing the real me. I’m not the “mystery girl”, I’m not the “mysterious Sarah P.” – I never was. I’m a childish woman and nobody can stop me from being one. If there’s anything I stand for with all my heart is the “Go be you” motto!” – Sarah P.

Video directed by Kemara Pol. In case you missed it, check out Sarah’s Q&A session with our blog here.

“Free” is the EP newly released by Sarah P., its cover art depicting a full-grown yet embryonic yin yang, promising messages of peace & rebirth, renewal, and, essentially: freedom. The artist Sarah P., having recently separated from the popular indie group Keep Shelly In Athens (in which she was lead singer), clearly enjoys the freedom of music making as a solo artist. This latest endeavor is a love letter to her inner psyche, to the rich and untamed expression within — “I wanted it to escalate” says Sarah, “I wanted it to have many colors.” The album is a personal journey, following the rich palette of emotion and feeling associated with life’s darkest lows, along with the brilliance of finding light once again.