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Sally Shapiro Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Forget About You”

Sad Cities Due Out February 18, 2022 via Italians Do It Better

Oct 08, 2021

Swedish duo Sally Shapiro (the project of producer Johan Agebjörn and an anonymous singer who goes under the name Sally Shapiro) have announced a new album, Sad Cities, and shared a new song from it, “Forget About You.” More

Aug 16, 2021

It’s Madonna’s birthday and in honor of that she has announced a new partnership with Warner Music Group that will see new reissues of her catalogue, starting in 2022, which will mark the 40th anniversary of the release of her first single. Also, the record label Italians Do It Better have put out a Madonna tribute album today being that the label is named after a T-shirt she wore in the “Papa Don’t Preach” video. The album, also entitled Italians Do It Better, features Sally Shapiro, Desire, Club Intl and Madeline Follin of Cults, and others and was produced by Johnny Jewel. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Tachys, Ora the Molecule, Wet Leg, Indigo De Souza, and More

Plus Mega Bog, Water From Your Eyes, koleżanka, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 18, 2021

Welcome to the 23rd Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a strong week for new songs, so we ended up with a Top 12 and some excellent honorable mentions as well. This is a very Scandinavian Songs of the Week, with artists from Denmark (two of them), Sweden, and Norway. More

Sally Shapiro Come Back From Retirement with New Song “Fading Away”

New Album From Italians Do It Better in the Works

Jun 18, 2021

Swedish duo Sally Shapiro (the project of producer Johan Agebjörn and an anonymous singer who goes under the name Sally Shapiro) have returned with a brand new song, “Fading Away,” despite announcing in 2016 that they were putting an end to the project. More

May 11, 2016

Just a couple weeks back, Swedish duo Sally Shapiro called it quits by bowing out with the farewell song “If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind.” Today, we’re premiering an exclusive remix of the track from U.K. producer Ben Macklin. More

May 10, 2016

Swedish duo Sally Shapiro (the project of producer Johan Agebjörn and an anonymous singer who goes under the name Sally Shapiro) recently announced that they were calling it a day and releasing one last single, “If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind.” Now the song has a video. Jarett Sitter directed the animated clip, which is about a little girl’s adventure on a straight planet. More

Apr 28, 2016

Swedish duo Sally Shapiro (the project of producer Johan Agebjörn and an anonymous singer who goes under the name Sally Shapiro) have decided to call it a day. But before they do so, they are releasing one last single, “If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind,” which you can stream below. It will be released as a white 7-inch single on May 12 via Fika, with the B-side being an acoustic cover of David Guetta’s “Dangerous.” More

Premiere: Sally Shapiro – “If It Doesn’t Rain Tonight (Digits Remix)”

Single Out December 4, 2013 Via Flashback Records.

Nov 27, 2013

Earlier this year Sally Shapiro (vocalist Sally Shaprio and producer Johan Agebjorn) bestowed upon disco loving fans everywhere their third album, Somewhere Else. The disc birthed a string of remixes. More

Jul 18, 2013

Sally Shapiro’s Johan Agebjörn recently got his hands on “In Fire,” a track from likeminded label mates Young Galaxy. More

Sally Shapiro To Release Remix LP, “Elsewhere”

Featuring Nite Jewel, The Field, and Young Galaxy

May 24, 2013

Earlier this year Italo disco/synth pop duo Sally Shapiro released their third full-length album Somewhere Else. More

Watch: Sally Shapiro – “Starman” Video

Somewhere Else Due Out February 26 Via Paper Bag Records

Feb 13, 2013

In Sally Shapiro’s new video for “Starman,” a gay man gets his glam on, going from a relaxing beard shampoo, to a full out Ziggy Stardust night at the bar. More

Listen: Sally Shapiro – “Starman”

Somewhere Else Due Out February 26 Via Paper Bag Records

Jan 11, 2013

On February 26, Swedish Italo disco chanteuse Sally Shapiro will release Somewhere Else, a dizzyingly sweet ode to longing, nostalgia, and love. More

Dec 04, 2012

On February 26, Italo Disco ingénue Sally Shapiro will release her third album What Can I Do. Ahead of that, check out the video for the wistfully sweet track, “What Can I Do,” More

Listen: Sally Shapiro – “What Can I Do (Com Truise remix)”

Somewhere Else Out Feb. 26 Via Paper Bag

Nov 16, 2012

On February 26, Sally Shapiro will release her third album via Paper Bag. Ahead of that, the Italo Disco chanteuse is participating in the time honored tradition of letting producers other than her partner-in-crime Johan Agebjörn take a stab at a remix. More

Nov 05, 2012

Swedish disco pop artist Sally Shapiro has announced the follow-up to her 2009 album My Guilty Pleasure. More

Sally Shaprio “My Guilty Pleasure” Remix EP Out April 20th

Because Every Good Italo Disco Track is in Want of a Remix

Apr 01, 2010

On April 20th, Swedish Italo Disco ingénue Sally Shapiro is set to release a remix version of sophomore album, My Guilty Pleasure. We have the track list. More



Interviews

Sally Shapiro

My Pop Pleasure

Sep 01, 2009

“Sorry for interrupting the chat, I’m just like that, it was late and didn’t feel prepared. Love Sally,” read an email message from elusive Italo-disco ingénue Sally Shapiro after breaking off a phone interview mid-sentence due to exhaustion. After a pregnant pause, songwriter/ producer Johan Agebjörn, picks up the phone to explain the break in conversation: “She doesn’t think her English is good enough.” More


Reviews

Mar 01, 2013

Back in 2007, an indie hit came out of nowhere and from an unlikely source. Disco Romance, released that year in North America, was the debut album from the Swedish duo of producer Johan Agebjörn and a reclusive singer going by the pseudonym Sally Shapiro. More