Welsh singer-songwriter Sera’s recently released ‘Little Girl’ album has received a huge amount of critical acclaim from radio and reviewers, who have embraced her cross-genre collection of songs that range from Americana to folk to rock. From BBC 6 Music to Amazing Radio and Folk Radio UK, her music has a wide appeal due to the captivating nature of her voice and lyrics. “She also has one of those voices that makes you feel like you’re engaged in a liberating experience” (Fatea Magazine).
Following a summer of gigs which included opening for Elton John at the Henley Festival, as well as performances at some of Wales’ top festivals, including Festival No:6, Gorjys Secrets, Ymuno, Tafwyl and Focus Wales, SERA has been playing and talking about her album with Gaby Roslin on BBC Radio London, chatting with Cerys Matthews on BBC Radio Merseyside, and having tracks released by boutique label Folkstock Records; her songs have been played across the UK and beyond, with audiences far and wide being introduced to Sera’s unique style of heartfelt, yet powerful, songwriting.
“Simply beautiful, I had to play it again and again” (Belles and Gals).
This year Sera has performed alongside other folk and Americana artists such as Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Lewis & Leigh, Duke Specialand more. Known as a bilingual singer-songwriter, Sera has released many albums and EPs in English and Welsh, but ‘Little Girl’ is connecting with people in new and exciting ways.
A deep ability to connect with people through her songs, people have been drawn to her voice and her lyrics in many ways. “A thoroughly absorbing journey from start to finish” Folk Radio UK, Sera’s ‘Carry Me’ me has been taken into the hearts of Land Rover enthusiasts all over the world, including adventurer Ben Fogle, who writes of it in his latest book ‘The story of the car that conquered the world’ while her deeply personal songs such as ‘Little Girl’ and ‘Waterfall’ have moved listeners across the airwaves.
“A beautiful gem of a song” (Chris Hawkins, BBC 6 Music).
Look out for Sera’s darker side in her new single ‘Through the Night’ released for Halloween. Variation, light and shade, the new album is a real journey through Sera’s creative songwriting and performance, and a statement to her writing, co-writing and collaboration with producer Ed Al-Shakarchi. Sera performs solo acoustic sets as well as with a full Folk/Americana band.
“A stunning album on any measure” (From the Margins)
“An authentic album full of emotion and heart” (Buzz Magazine)