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General News / March 24, 2020

Quick-fire questions: orion sun

General News / March 24, 2020

Quick-fire questions: orion sun

We caught up with Philly multi-instrumentalist orion sun ahead of her debut album.

Some skills can be taught, others are so inherently intertwined with a person that they are part of their very being. In the case of east coast singer, songwriter and producer Tiffany Majette aka orion sun, her ability to paint calm, astral landscapes is truly natural and unique to her.

Blending dusty percussion, comforting strings and distant vocals she creates genuinely immersive sounds that are the perfect  accompaniment to a night escapism and staring at the stars.

Following the success of her recent singles ‘Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don’t Leave Me’ and ‘Coffee For Dinner’ she will be releasing her debut album ‘Hold Space For Me’. Ahead of that release we caught up to have a quick chat with the quickly-rising singer.

You are fighting in the octagon, what song do you walk out to?
Devil In D New Dress – Kanye West Feat. Rick Ross.

What fact about you would surprise people?
I love basketball and i’m known to break ankles on the court lol.

What does retirement look like for you in the future?
I cant see myself retiring from music tbh.

What is your morning ritual?
Wake up, take my vitamins, check my email, go to the gym, make some breakfast.

What movie / video game has the best soundtrack?
I enjoy the film score from the movie ‘Howls Moving Castle’.

Finish this sentence: You should never __________
Not consider the source.

What is essential to have with you in the studio?
A window and a candle or an essential oil diffuser.

What is the last thing you watched on netflix/youtube/tv?
Netflix = bojack horseman

Youtube = everyday struggle

 TV = I honestly don’t watch tv anymore

What are you addicted to ?
Have been working really hard to not be addicted to anything tbh but if I have to pick one I guess it would be sugar.

You have your own talk show, who is your first guest?
Nancy Wilson.

You are headlining Glastonbury, what are your most outrageous rider requests?
Really would like a trampoline to get out the nerves before the show

 The first album you bought?
808s and Heartbreak – Kanye West.

You can choose one artist to head up the government and subsequently save the country, who is  it?
Lauryn Hill.

You can rock the stage with any act past or present, who are you choosing?
Billie Holiday hands down!!!!

What is your pet hate?
I’d have to say long lines or people who are fake or people who don’t listen. Close-mindedness and people who aren’t comfortable with silence as well.

‘Hold Space For Me’, drops Friday 27 March.

Photo: Sophie Hur