Alyshah is an independent singer-songwriter and recording artist currently based in the UK. She was born and raised in various cities of California. Originally Alyshah was known for her acoustic music (such as 'I'm Yours' on Sofar Sounds) but has since defined her sound as alternative pop/trap. Her first official solo release was 'Higher Than a Pisces' in April 2019 with a music video filmed and edited on her iPhone. Previous to this single, she featured on a few edm/pop collaborations (such as 'Summertime Fling' with SMiTHMUSiX). Alyshah has become widely recognised for having a distinct vocal tone, unapologetically bold lyrics, and rainbow hair.
Put a handful of her past and current musical influences into a blender and you might find a concoction that sums up her style and artistry, (but not quite). Lana Del Rey x Banks x Melanie Martinez x Rihanna x Baby Goth x Matt Corby x Hozier x Anderson Paak x Jessie Reyez x Princess Nokia x James Blake.
Some more background:
At the age of 18 she travelled to the UK to develop her music and follow in the footsteps of some of her favorite acoustic artists. Her first release was a feature on 'Summertime Fling', produced by SMiTHMUSiX and released by AIA (EDM Network/EDM.com). The single amassed over 650k plays on Spotify, and was selected as of one of BBC Introducing West Yorkshire's best songs of 2016. It was also aired on MTV's 'Are You The One?'. Her second feature 'Finer Things' by Salazar Pakyo was signed by Armada Music and released on The Bearded Man imprint. This song went to #1 in the Finland iTunes Charts on the first day of release and then #2 in the Spotify Viral 50 Finland chart. 'Loverboy' with KINGS NOISE was her third collaboration and was released via KnightVision Records (Warner Music Benelux). The song made it into the official Spotify playlist 'Hot New Dance', and various other independent playlists gaining 65k plays on Spotify. Alyshah also produced the official intro music to Shane Dawson's - 'Conspiracy Theories' 2018 series on Youtube, with over 80+ million views.