Luísa Sobral is one of the most important singer composers of the new generation of Portuguese musicians. She debuted in 2011 with 'The Cherry on My Cake', an acclaimed album by both public and media. It was followed by 'There's a Flower in My Bedroom' (2013), where featured
special guests such as Jamie Cullum, António Zambujo and Mário Laginha, 'Lu-Pu-I-Pi-Sa-Pa' (2014) and 'Luísa' (2016) that was recorded in
Los Angeles by the prestigious American producer Joe Henry and features Marc Ribot on guitars.
Luísa performed in important events such as WOMAD in Adelaide, the Barcelona Jazz Festival, the Cartagena Jazz Festival, the London Jazz
Festival, Cully Jazz, SXSW in Texas, among others, and toured in countries such as Spain, Australia, Japan, Italy, Poland, Turkey, Israel, Germany,
Switzerland, Luxembourg, USA, Morocco, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Brazil, Uruguay, among others.
Over these years her composer facet as also been highlighted. She wrote for prestigious artists such as Ana Moura, António Zambujo, Mayra Andrade, Sara Correia, Salvador Sobral, Tosca, among others.
In 2017 Luísa composed 'Amar Pelos Dois' the winning theme of the Eurovision Song Contest, interpreted by her brother Salvador Sobral. She
reached a new level of creative maturity: more secure, authentic and spontaneous.
By the end of 2018, Luísa released 'Rosa’. For the production she invited the Catalan Raül Refree, one of the most prestigious producers and multinstrumentalists in Spain. In addition to voice and guitar, Luísa Sobral and her producer favored classical instruments: a trio of woodwinds and classic percussion. 'Rosa' is the most personal, mature and intimate album by Luísa Sobral. The beauty of the compositions is enhanced by the stripping of the arrangements and the creative bound between Luisa and Refree. The tour went across Europe and debuted in Austraila and Japan.
In 2021, Luísa Sobral returns to international stages with a new album and a new line up.
‘(...) this is a quite beautiful and strangely compelling set of songs and stories by a genuine talent’ SONGLINES****