23-year-old Finland native Erika Sirola has unveiled her stunning debut EP, Who? via Elektra Records.

An elegantly erratic body of work documenting her coming-of-age as an artist, the four-track collection is available now on all streaming platforms and features artwork designed by Sirola herself.

Created in Berlin with Swedish producer/songwriter Gustav Nyström (Tove Styrke, Winona Oak), Who?’s spellbinding lead single “A Little More” is a heart-on-sleeve outpouring of regret for risks not taken; fully affirming Sirola’s gift for articulating the most universal emotions with the startling originality and eloquence of a poet.

In Sirola’s own words, “It’s been a long time coming for my first full body of work to finally come out. I chose these four songs because they each represent a different part of my life in the past – they don’t represent who I am right now. As a result, Who? tells the backstory in the form of lyrical, audio and visual content, to further understand the ‘who’ I am now. Like many books, you get to know the history of the character first before you dive into the now, it lets you understand the process in a different light, and perhaps allows you to dive into the many layers just a little bit better.”

The Who? EP was heralded by singles “All In My Head” and “End Of The Day” – the latter of which arrived alongside an exclusive signing announcement via Consequence, who raved, “‘End Of The Day’ embodies Sirola’s unique voice. Starting as a soft-spoken piano ballad, it soon falls into a world of dramatic synth pads and a drumbeat that sounds like it’s ripped from a club hit — all without losing its emotionality.” This mix of influences and creative voices is clear across every track; a songwriter since the age of eight, the 23-year-old Finland native landed her first record deal at 12 and spent much of her late adolescence and early adulthood living in such far-flung cities as L.A. and Berlin and London, gradually shaping a singular musical identity informed by everything from art-pop to techno to the more esoteric edges of folk, jazz and experimental music.

Offering a dazzling first glimpse at the wild expanse of her creativity, Who? is a gorgeous introduction to Sirola as a singular creative voice.

Stream Who? Here.


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Lucky Lamond is San Francisco-based, San Diego-raised artist, writer, and creative producer Stephanie Lamond. Her debut album Carry Them All's vivid lyrics and musical textures pay homage to the immigrant Irish and Chinese American cultures that created her, while remaining singularly rooted in her California upbringing, and she continues to record original music and contribute to recordings as songwriter, engineer, and session musician. A lifelong member of the music industry, she cut her teeth backstage and on the PR Team at the NAMM Show, and has since carved a niche for herself as creative producer, project manager, and writer, with contributing credits including KMD Productions and its One and Dunn Podcast, Women of NAMM's Revoicing the Future podcast (where you can also catch her guest hosting), The Wild Honeypie, and the DIY publication The Danger!Sound. Through it all, her passion and mission is to elevate authentic human expression, because by telling the stories that make us who we are, we free those who come after us to be all they can be.