Slippin Around by Zhala published on 2014/02/19 15:03:38 +0000 Taken from the debut album 'Zhala' available to pre-order now http://smarturl.it/zhalaitunes?IQid=soundcloud Zhala has been announced the first signing to @robyn’s Konichiwa Records. Slippin Around from her debut EP, out now: iTunes: smarturl.it/prophetitunes?IQid=soundcloud Spotify: spoti.fi/1jQkF5w Find out more about Zhala here: zhalazhala.com facebook.com/zhalaofficial twitter.com/z_h_a_l_a Zhala's haunting and evocative melodies are packed with a serious punch, full of thought-provoking lyrics and undeniable hooks. Using Stockholm as her base, but with the mindset of a modern day transnational, Zhala’s music is futuristic, labeled by the artist herself as “cosmic pop.” Zhala (Rifat) was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. She became very involved in the local art and club scene and further developed her talents as an artist through dance, singing and her live shows. This path eventually led to her being signed to Konichiwa Records in 2012. While recording the music for her first release, Zhala continued to tour - playing several festivals (Bestival, Isle of Wight, Way Out West), a unique performance at the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit at Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, and most recently, opening slots for Robyn in London, Berlin and Stockholm. The darkly epic track Slippin’ Around emerged online at the start of 2012 with a creepily striking video, alerting the likes of My Old Kentucky Blog, Discobelle and The Line of Best Fit that there was a new and unusual popstar about to emerge.