Sasha Sloan

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Sasha Sloan
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Background information
Birth nameAlexandra Artourovna Yatchenko[1]
Born (1995-03-11) March 11, 1995 (age 24)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States[2]
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2015–present
LabelsGood Times Recording • RCA
Websitesadgirlsloan.com

Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko[1] (born March 11, 1995),[4] known professionally as Sasha Sloan, is an American[5] singer, songwriter based in Los Angeles, California.[6]

Background[edit]

Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko[1] grew up outside of Boston and is of Ukrainian descent.[5] She taught herself to play on a piano her mother purchased when she was five.[7] Her grandparents lived in Siberia, and she spent summers on their farm there as a child.[5] When Sloan was nineteen, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a songwriter; she worked at a coffee shop to support herself.[7] She made her US national TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on February 6, 2019.[8]

Career[edit]

Beginnings (2015-2017)[edit]

In 2015, Sloan was featured in the song "Phoenix" by Kaskade, as well as being credited for songwriting. Sloan continued her career by writing for artists including Idina Menzel, Maggie Lindemann and Camila Cabello. In 2017, Sloan was featured in the song "This Town" by Kygo, which she also cowrote.

Sad Girl and Loser (2018)[edit]

Her debut EP Sad Girl, was released by RCA on April 18, 2018.[9]

Her second EP Loser, was released by RCA on November 29, 2018.[10] On the same day, she announced her first headlining tour to support the album. Her single "Older" from the album was performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on February 6, 2019.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NZ
Hot

[12]
"Runaway"[13] 2017 sad girl
"Normal"[14] 2018
"Fall"[15]
"Ready Yet" (San Holo Remix)[16] non-album single
"Hurt"[17] sad girl
"Here"[18]
"The Only" Loser
"Faking It"
"Chasing Parties"
"Older"
"Thoughts"[19] 2019 Non-album singles
"Dancing with Your Ghost"
"At Least I Look Cool"[20] 31

Songwriting credits[edit]

Title Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with
"Phoenix"
(featuring Sasha Sloan)[21]
2015 Kaskade Automatic Featured artist/Co-writer Ryan Raddon, Finn Bjarnson, Cody Tarpely, Jarrod Gorbel
"Last Time" 2016 Idina Menzel Idina[22] Co-writer Idina Menzel, Eric Rosse
"I Do" Idina Menzel, Eric Rosse
"Pretty Girl"[23] Maggie Lindemann Non-album single Maggie Lindemann, Sean Myer
"Just Hold On"
(with Louis Tomlinson)[24]
Steve Aoki Neon Future III Steven Aoki, Louis Tomlinson, Nolan Lambroza, Eric Rosse
"I Miss You"
(featuring Bahari)[25]
2017 Grey Non-album single Michael Trewartha, Thomas Meredith, Kyle Trewartha
"Guide Me"
(featuring Sasha Sloan)
Deorro Good Evening Featured artist/Co-writer Eric Orrosquieta
"Nobody" Niia I[26] Co-writer Niia Bertino, Simon Wilcox, Robin Hannibal
"Girl Like Me" Niia Bertino, Robin Hannibal
"I'll Find You"
(featuring Tori Kelly)[27]
Lecrae All Things Work Together Lecrae Moore, Justin Franks, Jonathan Mitchell, Daniel Majic, Natalie Sims, Victoria Kelly
"OMG"
(featuring Quavo)[1]
Camila Cabello Non-album single Camila Cabello, Charlotte Aitchison, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Jonnali Parmenius, Quavious Marshall
"Falls"
(featuring Sasha Sloan)[28]
Odesza A Moment Apart Featured artist/Co-writer Clayton Knight, Harrison Mills, Jonnali Parmenius, Alexandra Cheatle
"Phases"
(with French Montana)[29]
Alma Non-album single Co-writer Alma-Sofia Miettinen, Charlotte Aitchison, Jonnali Parmenius, Charlie Handsome
"This Town"
(featuring Sasha Sloan)[30]
Kygo Stargazing Featured artist/Co-writer Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, Jonnali Parmenius
"I'll Be There"
(featuring Sasha Sloan)
King Henry For You EP Henry Allen
"Never Be the Same"[31] Camila Cabello Camila Co-writer Camila Cabello, Adam Feeney, Leo Rami Dawood, Jacob Ludwig Olofsson, Jonnali Parmenius
"Track 10"[32] Charli XCX Pop 2 Charlotte Aitchson, Mikkel Eriksen, Jonnali Parmenius, Alexander Guy Cook, Tor Hermansen
"Perfect"
(with Ally Brooke)[33]
2018 Topic Non-album single Matthew Radosevich, Jonnali Parmenius
"Faded Love"
(featuring Future)[34]
Tinashe Joyride Tinashe Kachingwe, Jonnali Parmenius, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Nayvadius Wilburn
"A Good Night"
(featuring BloodPop)[35]
John Legend Non-album single John Stephens, Michael Tucker, Rachel Keen
"Bad Girlfriend"[36] Anne-Marie Speak Your Mind Anne-Marie Nicholson, Paul Blair, Nicholas Monson, Mark Nilan Jr.
"Messy" Kiiara Lil Young Powerful Kiara Saulters, Noah Conrad, Rowland Speckley, Jake Torrey
"Low Key in Love" Jaira Burns Burn Slow EP Jaira Burns, Aaron Kleinstub, Ryan Tedder
"Be Right Here"
(with Stargate featuring GOLDN)
Kungs TBA Valentin Brunel, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Robert "Throttle" Bergin, Charlotte Aitchison, Camila Cabello, Jonnali Parmenius
"Thru These Tears" LANY Malibu Nights Paul Jason Klein, Jacob Goss, Henry Allen
"This Time Around"[37] Jaira Burns Burn Slow EP Mikkel Eriksen, Nolan Lambroza
"I Don't Wanna Love You Anymore" LANY Malibu Nights Paul Jason Klein, Jacob Goss, Henry Allen
"Thick and Thin"[38] Paul Jason Klein, Jacob Goss, Nolan Lambroza
"Curiosity"[39] Nao Saturn Neo Jessica Joshua, Daniel Traynor, Henry Allen, Yvette "Naala" Riby—Williams

Tour[edit]

Date Place Country Venue Ref
February 10, 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada  United States The Bunkhouse [40]
February 11, 2018 Phoenix, Arizona Crescent Ballroom [40]
February 13, 2018 West Hollywood, California The Roxy Theatre [40]
February 15, 2018 Santa Ana, California Constellation Room [40]
February 16, 2018 San Francisco, California Swedish American Hall [40]
February 18, 2018 Seattle, Washington The Crocodile [40]
February 20, 2018 Salt Lake City, Utah Urban Lounge [40]
February 21, 2018 Denver, Colorado Globe Hall [40]
February 22, 2018 [40]
February 24, 2018 Austin, Texas The Parish [40]
February 25, 2018 New Orleans, Louisiana Gasa Gasa [40]
February 27, 2018 Atlanta, Georgia Terminal West [40]
February 28, 2018 Nashville, Tennessee The Basement East [40]
March 2, 2018 Carrboro, North Carolina Cat's Cradle [40]
March 3, 2018 Washington U Street Music Hall [40]
March 6, 2018 Toronto, Ontario  Canada Adelaide Hall [40]
March 7, 2018 Buffalo, New York  United States Town Ballroom [40]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d ACE. "ACE Repertory". ascap.com. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "New Favourite: Get to Know Low-key Pop Queen Sasha Sloan". Beat Magazine. March 6, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  3. ^ Cirisano, Tatiana (February 2, 2018). "Camila Cabello, Charli XCX Collaborator Sasha Sloan Has Introverts Covered With 'Normal' and 'Fall'". Billboard.
  4. ^ "sasha sloan on Instagram: "i turned 24 today which means ive basically hit menopause in the music biz lol also i got a new phone thank u so much @kinghenry rip my…"". Instagram. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Sasha Sloan - Quick 6 Interview / Ones To Watch". Ones To Watch.
  6. ^ Thomas, Fred. "Sasha Sloan – Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Cirisano, Tatiana (November 29, 2018). "Sasha Sloan's Guide to Becoming a Sasha Sloan Fan". Billboard.
  8. ^ Acevedo, Angelica (February 7, 2019). "Sasha Sloan Makes TV Debut With Captivating Performance of 'Older' on 'Late Show': Watch". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Sad Girl - Sasha Sloan - Release Info". AllMusic.
  10. ^ "Sasha Sloan Releases New EP "Loser"; 2019 North American Headlining Tour Announced". RCA Records.
  11. ^ Mitchell, Gail (April 18, 2018). "Sasha Sloan Signs to RCA Records, Releases Debut EP 'Sad girl': Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  12. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. July 29, 2019. Retrieved July 27, 2019.
  13. ^ "Runaway – Single". iTunes Store.
  14. ^ "Normal -Single". iTunes Store.
  15. ^ "Fall – Single". iTunes Store.
  16. ^ "Ready Yet Han Solo Remix". iTunes Store.
  17. ^ "Hurt – Single". iTunes Store.
  18. ^ "Here – Single". iTunes Store.
  19. ^ "Thoughts - Single". iTunes Store.
  20. ^ "At Least I Look Cool – Single by Sasha Sloan". Apple Music. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  21. ^ "Automatic – Kaskade". Qobuz.
  22. ^ "idina. – Idina Menzel". Qobuz.
  23. ^ "Maggie Lindemann – Pretty Girl Lyrics – Musixmatch". musiXmatch.
  24. ^ "Just Hold On – Louis Tomlinson". Qobuz.
  25. ^ "I Miss You – Grey". Qobuz.
  26. ^ "I – Niia". Qobuz.
  27. ^ "All Things Work Together – Lecrae". Qobuz.
  28. ^ "ODESZA feat. Sasha Sloan – Falls Lyrics – Musixmatch". musiXmatch.
  29. ^ "Phases – Alma". Qobuz.
  30. ^ "Stargazing – EP – Kygo". Qobuz.
  31. ^ "Camila – Camila Cabello". Qobuz.
  32. ^ "Pop 2 – Charli Xcx". Qobuz.
  33. ^ "Perfect – Topic". Qobuz.
  34. ^ "Faded Love – Tinashé". Qobuz.
  35. ^ "A Good Night – John Legend". Qobuz.
  36. ^ "Speak Your Mind (Deluxe) – Anne-Marie". Qobuz.
  37. ^ Jaira Burns – Topic (July 20, 2018). "This Time Around". Retrieved October 29, 2018 – via YouTube.
  38. ^ "Thick And Thin". Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  39. ^ "Saturn – Nao". Qobuz. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  40. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Draughorne, Kenan (February 5, 2018). "Sasha Sloan Wrestles with Her Emotions in New Double Release, "Normal" & "Fall" / Ones To Watch". Ones To Watch. Retrieved April 21, 2018.

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