Song Title: Snowman
Date of release: 9th of November 2017
Description: ” Snowman ” is by Sia ( Sia Kate Isobelle Furler ), the Australian singer and songwriter. Born on the 18th of December 1975 in Adelaide, the capital city of the state of South Australia, she began her career in the mid-90s as a singer in Crisp, a local Adelaide acid jazz band.
After Crisp split in 1997, Sia released her debut studio Album, OnlySee, on the 23rd of December 1997 in Australia. The Album was marketed using her full name, not just Sia that she is known by today.
Sia’s breakthrough came in 2014 with 1000 Forms of Fear, her sixth studio Album. The Album, released on the 4th July 2014 debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 Chart. The lead single, ” Chandelier “, co-written with Jesse Shatkin and released on the 17th of March 2014, reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The music video made a star of child dancer Maddie Ziegler.
Since her debut Album, OnlySee, Sia has released thirty-five singles, which include eleven as a featured artist. As of November 2017, she has released eight studio Albums, six live Albums and forty-two music videos.
” Snowman ” was written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, the American record producer, musician and songwriter. Born in Los Angeles, California, Greg started his career as a jazz pianist. He has worked with a variety of recording artist’s whose music has collectively sold over sixty million albums worldwide.
He co-wrote, produced and played many of the instruments on ” Hello ” by Adele. The piano ballad, released on the 23rd of October 2015, topped the charts in just every country it was released. It was the first song to make over one million digital sales in a single week. The accomplished musician and producer have worked with artists like Beck, Kelly Clarkson, Ellie Goulding, Pink, The Shins, Tegan and Sara, Lily Allen, and the Foo Fighters.
” Snowman ” was released on the 9th of November 2017 as a promotional single by record label Monkey Puzzle ( Independent label owned by Sia ) and features on Sia’s eighth studio Album and first Christmas Album, Everyday Is Christmas.
The Album, co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin, features ten original Christmas songs. The lead single, ” Santa’s Coming for Us “, released on the 30th of October 2017, reached number nine on the Billboards Holiday Digital Song Sales Chart.
Fans of the singer are describing Everyday Is Christmas as sentimental, melancholic and uplifting. Others are calling the Album ” probably the best Christmas CD since Mariah Carey released hers back in the 90s. ”
In an interview with Zane Lowe, the host of Apple’s international radio station, Beats 1, Sia explained why she wanted to produce a festive Album saying ” There’s obviously the classics and stuff, but anything new, I wasn’t vibing that much on it. ”
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Official Website: Siamusic.net
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/SiaMusic
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/SiaFurler