Hi! I am Sonia Linares and I am an Independent Artist-Singer/Song-Writer from Catalonia, Spain.
I lived, performed and studied Pop Music in Liverpool in the UK, where I also co-founded BARRIOVIEJO, performing original Music on the World Music scene at Manchester International Festival, Southport Jazz Festival, Cambridge Summer in the Park Festival, Cambridge, Prestigne Jazz Festival, South Wales, Live Acoustic BBC Radio Manchester 2006, (UK).
I also write, record, perform and publish music with my two other Music projects: Et-Co* (Explorative Electrionic POP) and Jazzul (Author, Nu Jazz).
However, my debut EP a solo artist comes with » Spirit Fruit», released independently at Marlee Records and produced by David Chueca in 2021.
¨Written in a rich, poetic ground, the story-telling grows almost innerly, blossoming in metaphoric music filled with turning contrasts¨. Radio Gladys Palmera.
¨Spirit Fruit¨ has been broadcasted on Radio Nacional de España, RNE Radio 3 Disco Grande, Independents ICat FM, Geografia Humana, Catalunya Radio, local media: RTV Vilafranca, Calafell Ràdio, Tarragona Ràdio, RTV Vendrell and also as a part of the international independent music scene: Ridge Radio, UK, Lonely Oak Radio, USA, Krac Radio Montreal, Canada, 382 Radio UK, Smile Radio UK, FromeFM UK, Somervalley FM UK, etc.
At present, I am also in the process of recording my next album ¨Riddle Tales for Moon Nights¨ with David Chueca at Marlee Records. www.marleerecords.com
Nominations & Awards
World Song-Writing Awards-¨Ended¨ Finalist Best Alternative Song Winter 2022
Local Artist Award at PortAutors 2021, Teatret del Serrallo, Tarragona.
3rd award La Fada Ignorant Singer-Song Writer contest in Andorra, Ordino Auditorium, Andorra, 2021.
Nominated Finalist International Categories: Emerging Singer/Song-Writer and Best Female Vocalist ISSA International Singer Songwriters Association Awards 2021
¨Ended´ Finalist Best Single of the Year at ISSA International Singer Songwriters Association Awards 2021
Ted Atkinsons Best Student Award. Liverpool Community College, 1999
Thanks for reading!