Eats and Beats: A Swift Pint With Alexandra Savior

Johnny Foreigner nicked this from NME. Portland singer-songwriter Alexandra Savior talks business at The Lord Nelson pub, but doesn’t drink much of her pint.

Alexandra Savior, the 21-year-old musician from Portland, Oregon, worked on her new album with Alex Turner from The Arctic Bloody Monkeys. So she’s clearly pretty damn special, as viewers of the show True Detective discovered when a demo of her song ‘Risk’ appeared on its soundtrack last summer. It’s eerily beautiful. The rising singer recently sold out The Courtyard in London with an amazing show and, listening to tracks such as ‘Shades’ and ‘M.T.M.E’, you can see why. Her brand of psychedelic noir-pop marks her as a talent with a knack for an off-kilter hook.

Here, then, over a swift pint (which she didn’t seem that into, truth be told) down NME‘s local, The Lord Nelson in Southwark, Savior talks about her hometown, working with a bonafide rock star and the prospect of burgeoning fame. (…)

Read the full story at NME

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