Sylvie Lewis is a folk musician from London, England. She moved to the United States in 1995 and studied at the Berklee College of Music. After graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles in 1998, where she quit music to become a teacher. Two years later. upon reading an article in a Los Angeles newspaper which stated that in a survey of the worst paid jobs in the US, teacher was number 2 and musician was number 1 - she decided to go straight for the top and return to being a singer/songwriter. Her self-released EP was heard by Cheap Lullaby Records (Joan As Policewoman, Teitur, Tobias Froberg etc.), who signed her to a deal. She released her debut album Tangos and Tantrums produced by Richard Swift in 2004 and has toured the United States, Canada and Europe since then. In 2005, she relocated to Barcelona and her second album Translations (also produced by Richard Swift, Elijah Thomson and Sylvie herself) was born. In 2008, she toured extensively with Sondre Lerche and the pair wrote a song together for his new album Heartbeat Radio, for which Sylvie also sings back-up vocals. Sylvie now lives in Rome where she was invited to join L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio to interpret Pamina in their adaptation of The Magic Flute which is touring Europe 2009/2010. Sylvie has shared the stage with Ed Harcourt, Eleni Mandell, Jesse Winchester, Jimmy Webb, Anais Mitchell, The Weepies. Teitur, Tobias Froberg, Sondre Lerche, Jennifer Kimball and Heather Combs among others. She also played at SXSW in Austin, Texas in March 2009.
Her father is BBC journalist and broadcaster Martyn Lewis. Her mother is ex-model and presenter Liz Carse
Her grandfather was the polar explorer and actor Duncan Carse.
- Beautiful Mess (EP) - self-released - 2001
- Tangos and Tantrums (CD) - Cheap Lullaby Records - 2005
- Translations (CD) - Cheap Lullaby Records - 2007
- It's All True (CD) - self-released - 2012
- Official website
- Sylvie Lewis on Myspace
- Album Review for Translations @ BreakThruRadio.com
- The Deli Magazine: Sylvie Lewis.
- BreakThru Radio- Artist of The Week
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