I caught up with Sofia B at SHE Bar in Soho to find out more about London-based artist. Sofia B talked openly about her time in New York, her time in London and her interest in supporting and highlight Crohn’s disease. Sofia clearly loves her music.
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London based singer-songwriter Sofia B released her debut EP "Once Upon A Time" in March 2014 followed by her second EP 'In The City' which was released in October 2015, featuring the debut single and music video for her song 'Ice Cold Love'.
Sofia B graduated from Berklee College of Music, Sofia is a singer-songwriter who was born in the UK. Sofia B grew up in an artistic and international home. With the support of her mother a Jeweler from Venezuela and her father, who dreamed of becoming the next Lebanese Eric Clapton, Sofia began writing songs at age 13.
Sofia B’s music style is described as Indie/Acoustic/Retro-Pop. As well as a talented singer, she is also a song-writer. At only 24 years old, Sofia spent a few years living in New York before returning home to London. She has not hidden the fact that she suffers from crohns and instead champions the disease and uses her music to support further understanding of this disease. Sofia is signed to Montiel Records.
Montiel Records was initially created in Earls Court, London. With a strong focus on nurturing up and coming talent, Montiel Records aims to create new and innovative concepts to help support artist development. With a boutique-sized roster of European artists, ranging from Greece to Birmingham, the label is also focused on their rapport with US based artists, producers, DJs and engineers.
Inspirations include John Mayer, Laura Marling, Adele, Lily & Madeleine, Eric Clapton, Elvis and Tegan & Sara.
Sofia B is another example of the sheer talent, hard work and determination within our community. She is definitely one to watch.
We’re delighted that Sofia B is going to be performing at The Ultimate Planet Awards ceremony on Sunday 20 March. Have a listen to one of our favourite tracks from Sofia to hear why we’re excited about Sofia B.