Sasha Sloan : Singer-Songwriter
Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko was born on March 11, 1995.She is an American singer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California and is professionally known as Sasha Sloan.Sloan grew up outside of Boston. When she was five , she taught herself to play piano. Her grandparents lived in Siberia, Russia, and she spent summers on their farm there as a child.
When she was nineteen, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a songwriter; she worked at a coffee shop to support her career.She made her US national TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on February 6, 2019.In 2015, Sloan was featured in the song “Phoenix” by Kaskade, as well as being credited for songwriting. Sloan wrote for artists like Idina Menzel, Maggie Lindemannand Camila Cabello. In 2017, Sloan cowrote and was featured in the song “This Town” by Kygo.
She released her debut EP, Sad Girl, by RCA on April 18, 2018. On November 29, 2018 she released her second EP, Loser. And on the same day, she announced her first headlining tour to support the album. Her single “Older” from the album was performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on February 6, 2019.
On October 18, 2019,she released her third EP Self-Portrait. She stated that “this EP is more about being OK with the fact that I have a lot of anxiety, and that I don’t want to go to parties.”
On April 3, 2020, Sloan released the single “I’ll Wait” produced by Kygo for his album Golden Hour. The following day, a music video was released starring American couple Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek containing personal footage of their life together.
On August 3, Sloan announced that her debut album Only Child would be released in the fall,with the lead single “Lie” released on August 7. On August 25 she released the song “House With No Mirrors” as the second single from her debut album. On August 28 she announced that her debut album Only Child would be released on October 16.
On November 17, Sloan announced a collaboration with singer/songwriter Charlie Puth, a song called “Is It Just Me?”, which would be released on November 19, 2020.