Happy Release Day Sumie

For a singer-songwriter, the benefit of starting from a point of quiet is the room it allows for manoeuvre afterwards. Such is the case with the subtly cinematic second album from Sandra Sumie Nagano, Lost in Light, released today on Bella Union. On 2013’s eponymous debut, Sumie tapped into the mid-point between Scandinavian and Japanese folk music to deliver an album of blissful restraint, its quietude shaped by a combination of parenthood and natural inclination. The follow-up is an album of stealthy dynamism, drama and mystery, its impact made all the greater because it skirts obvious routes to dance just out of hand’s reach, always seeming to be on the verge of departure. Watch the video for album track “Fortune” below + order your copy now…

Order “Lost In Light” HERE.




  • 02 Mar 2018 Hamburg at MS Stubnitz
  • 03 Mar 2018 Berlin at Badenhaus
  • 06 Mar 2018 Brussels at Chez PIAS
  • 07 Mar 2018 Oostende at Manuscript
  • 08 Mar 2018 London at Borderline
  • 09 Mar 2018 Bristol at The Station
  • 10 Mar 2018 Manchester at Old Granada Studios
  • 12 Mar 2018 Leeds at Brudenell Social Club
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