If you have not heard of the rising phenomena of Sasha Sloan, get used to the name because we’re making a bet you’ll hear her on repeat for years to come. Sloan’s new single “Older” which arrived on Friday is heartfelt note for the many that dealt with a difficult home as a child. Her new body of works appears to be inspired by a journey of self-discovery and her infectiously catchy lyrics are relatable anthems for the heartbroken and broken across the globe.
Sasha only truly shaped into an Artist in her own-right just last year with the release of her stellar debut “Ready Yet” which was followed by her EP “Sad Girls” which led to her signing to Sony’s RCA imprint, her songwriting to date has awarded her with more than 1 billion plays and nearly 250 million streams that feature herself on the mic.
First appearing on Kaskade’s album “Automatic” in 2015, the industry seemingly quickly took notice of her raw and undeniable talent. She went on to land a feature on ODESZA’s iconic album “A Moment A Part” with ‘Falls’, and she worked with Kygo on his “Stargazing” EP with ‘This Town’ and a remix of ‘Kids In Love’. She was meanwhile recruited to help co-write with Camila Cabello (‘Never Be the Same’), Kungs/Stargate (‘Be Right Here’), Tinashe/Future (‘Faded Love’), Louis Tomlinson (‘Just Hold On’), Maggie Lindemann (‘Pretty Girl’) and album releases from NAO and LANY.
A post from her announcing her new release states “ [I] wrote Older in a hotel room in Germany after crushing some KFC and I def cried once it was finished lol”, we can all relate to the emotions that get brought up when you finish off a good box of chicken in a place where fried chicken isn’t really on the standard menu.
So go ahead and stream “Older” below. Keep an ear out for her second EP which is due out November 16 through RCA, and will include recent singles ‘Chasing Parties’, ‘Faking It’ and more new music. If you’re based in Los Angeles or New York tickets are available to catch her live later this year, though her first night in Los Angeles has already sold out so be quick!