Anna & the Sea (Anna Lindström) debuted in 2018 with the two EP albums Söräng and Out of the Blue.
Söräng and Out of the Blue were recorded in Stockholm at studio Ljudbjörnen and all tracks are produced and written by Anna Lindström and mixed by Måns Lundberg.
She has secretly been working on her own material since 2003, but it never felt like the right place or time to put everything together, until now.
After playing around in a friend’s studio in 2017, things started to fall into place. Anna brought her demos and recorded them together with a number of musicians from the Swedish music scene.
In 2019 she recorded a second version of Will You Let Me Wear Your Shirt Tonight after the first recording met an unfortunate fate:
“Will You Let Me Wear Your Shirt Tonight came to me when I studied music production several years ago. I stayed in the school's studio and lost track of time until a security guard threw me out. The song remained on the school's server and when I returned it was gone, but somehow it got stuck in my head and I have never forgotten it after all these years."
The result is a cinematic and dynamic sound, featuring organic instrumentation with baroque pop and folk-rock influences together with Anna’s unpolished voice that reminds of Kate Bush, Lana del Rey, and Joni Mitchell.
Will You Let Me Wear Your Shirt Tonight is out now.
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