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Best of the Listening Room: Lizabett Russo

Best of the Listening Room: Lizabett Russo
November 18, 2021

We’re dipping into the cold, dark months, and Lizabett Russo’s songs feel like the perfect balm for the days ahead. The Scotland-based Romanian singer-songwriter delivers a stark, soft performance in her recent Listening Room– give it a look, along with a few short thoughts from the artist herself.

What’s your go-to album at the moment?

I don’t have a favourite album but I like listening to Joe Hisaishi’s 2008 25 Years of Studio Ghibli Concert.

Can you describe your music style in six words?

Experimental, nature-inspired, alternative, world.

Name an accomplishment you are most proud of.

I am happy to have released 4 albums until now.

What are you working on right now?

While I Sit and Watch This Tree volume 2.

Are there any specific albums or artists that have had a big influence on your music career and style? 

I was influenced by Romanian traditional music during my childhood.

Dream collaboration and why?

With Studio Ghibli. I love their animated movies and would like to collaborate with them. 

If you could play a Sofar show anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would you want it to be?

Anywhere in Japan.