ALMA RELEASES SINGLE ‘STAY ALL NIGHT’ & TWO BRAND NEW SONGS AND ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM ‘HAVE U SEEN HER?’

Finnish pop punk supremo ALMA is releasing a trio of tracks today including the lead single ‘Stay All Night’ – listen here. The tracks will be featured on her upcoming debut album ‘Have U Seen Her?’ set for release May 15th via RCA Records/Sony Music. In addition to ‘Stay All Night’, ALMA also releases two new album tracks ‘King Of The Castle’ (produced by Hank Solo), and ‘Find Me’ (produced by Gustav Nystrom) as part of the 3 song bundle, ‘Have U Seen Her? Part II’ – listen here.

About lead single ‘Stay All Night’ – produced by HitImpulse (‘Chasing Highs’), Novaa, Digital Farm Animals & Matt Zara. ALMA says:

“I wrote this song for myself, which confuses a lot of people as it feels like it’s for someone else. At the time I really needed some encouragement to be free and not think about the ‘what if’s’ in life. Now when I’m feeling anxious I just ask myself ‘would it really be that f**king bad?’ – maybe I should just stay all night.”

Punchy, punk-tinged pop flows effortlessly from the 23-year old’s fingertips. In just 3 years the highlighter-haired polymath has topped global charts with her incredible scream along hooks (who could forget earworm “I’m chasing high high high highs”) and irresistible melodies. ‘Chasing Highs’, and ‘Karma’, in particular reached Platinum status, with ‘Dye My Hair’ going Gold.

She has written for the likes of Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Ray, Charli XCX, Tove Lo to name a few. It just goes to show that she’s no stranger to a hit – and certainly triumphs again with this one.

Everything but the stereotypical pop princess during that time, ALMA has garnered fans the world over from Annie Mac and Miley Cyrus to Elton John and Dua Lipa, who she worked with last summer in LA. Live she has toured extensively bringing punk and pop together in a not to be missed show that assaults all the senses. ALMA has just finished her month-long tour with Tove Lo across the US.

A unique and talented writer, ALMA is leading the charge on a new wave of female powerhouses that have something to say through their music. Engaged, forward thinking and opinionated, she addresses issues from women’s rights to body positivity to sexuality to depression, drug use and anxiety head on.

Notably, she recently co-wrote two songs on Miley Cyrus’ EP, ‘She Is Coming’, including the female empowerment anthem, ‘Mother’s Daughter’, and ‘Cattitude’, ft. RuPaul, as well as Charles Angels hit theme tune. ‘Don’t Call Me Angel’ which debuted at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100 chart becoming Ariana Grande’s 20th top 20 song, Miley Cyrus’ 14th and Lana Del Rey’s 3rd.

You can find ALMA online on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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