March 04 2010
Meet Chris Sorbello. Raised in Brisbane and transplanted to Sydney, this bombshell is set to take over the globe with her entrancing voice, electric sound, and stylish swagger. Oh, and did we mention she can dance?
Her sound is a compelling mash of old and new. Chris manages to sound both retro and right now – think Blondie and Donna Summer meets Ladytron and Lady Gaga.
Obviously, she’s a force to be reckoned with, but we managed to sit her down and ask her a few things.
1) What are you listening to these days?
At the moment at 5.36pm on a sunny February Monday - Jason DeRulo, new Goldfrapp, Vampire Weekend, the new Strokes single and Miami Horror 'Sometimes', all the time!
2) Which are your favourite venues on earth to party at?
The Paradiso in Amsterdam for it's amazing architecture. And I know it's not a venue but indulge me... I'd love to play Coachella Festival in the U.S.
3) When did you get started in this whole entertaiment Who were your influences growing up?
I started in the industry when I was 5. Growing up I was dancing and singing every day. Even singing in Italian with my stepdad and playing festivals all around Australia with him. I love performance so I have always admired great performers like Liza Minnelli, Ginger Rogers and Freddy and Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals! That was really 2 questions...
4) If you could go to dinner with a few artists in the music biz, who would they be?
David Guetta, Madonna, Missy Elliot and Deadmau5, but he'd have to keep his ears on.
5) Tell us something people might not know about you.
I have a fetish for skulls.
Obviously, the girl has got spark. If you want to hear why Chris has been hailed as an artist to watch, visit her on myspaceand check out her debut single ‘So Lonely’, which you can preorder here, as well as download the remix by Hook N Sling for free right here.
As Chris explains, ‘So Lonely’is a song with many musical sub-plots. It’s a thrilling slice of electro pop, with a hypnotic vocal and a hook that will captivate you and leave you begging for more. ‘So Lonely’ was produced by leading Australian Producer/DJ Sam LaMore. Look forward to a music video for 'So Lonely' in the upcoming week!