Sally Shapiro Gets Oodles of Critical Praise

Swedish Disco Princess Sally Shapiro and Disco Romance Nominated For Two Plug Awards!
Electronic/Dance Album of the Year and Female Artist of the Year

Italo disco Swedish pop princess Sally Shapiro has been nominated for two PLUG Awards – one for Electronic/Dance Album of the Year and one for Female Artist of the Year! The PLUG Awards look back on 2007 to find the best artists in independent music. From now to February 8, 2008, you can cast your vote on the PLUG website. The PLUG Cartel, a group of artists, journalists, label employees, and other music industry insiders, pick the nominees. The winners are completely decided by the voters and will be announced at the PLUG Awards Ceremony and Concert on March 6, 2008 at Terminal 5 in New York City.

Don’t forget about Sally’s US debut Disco Romance, out now on Paper Bag Records, when compiling your Year-End lists! If you would like to schedule an interview with Sally and Johan, request a review copy of the album, or need any other materials please let me know.

Sally Shapiro is blowing up in the press!
NYLON interviews Sally Shapiro for their November issue, on stands now!

Pitchfork interviews Sally Shapiro!

Under the Radar interviews Sally Shapiro and reviews Disco Romance in their Fall issue!

XLR8R Magazine interviews Sally Shapiro for their November issue, on stands now!

URB Magazine Names Sally Shapiro one of the Next 1000 Artists!

The Los Angeles Times said “Lovelorn Europeans flipped for ‘Disco Romance’ and it finally gets a US release …anyone wondering what happened to fellow Scandinavian electro-pop siren Annie can nuzzle up to [Johan] Agebjorn’s sparkling synthesizers and Shapiro’s tales of lonely nights ice skating.”

Venus Magazine interviews Sally Shapiro for their Winter issue!

Paste Magazine Features Sally Shapiro in The Reckoning in their November issue, on stands now!

Resonance Magazine interviews Sally Shapiro for their Holiday issue!

SPIN Magazine reviews Sally Shapiro’s Disco Romance in their December Issue!

Stereogum premieres Sally Shapiro’s ‘He Keeps Me Alive’ and features ‘Jackie Jackie’!

PopMatters.com gives Sally Shapiro 7/10!

AOL Spinner features Sally Shapiro video ‘Jackie Jackie’ as Video of the Day!

DIW interviews Sally Shapiro for their Winter issue!

Pitchfork votes the new Sally Shapiro video for ‘Jackie Jackie as one of the best in October!

Sally Shapiro is Artist of the Day on Spin.com!

Bust Magazine reviews Sally Shapiro’s Disco Romance in their December issue, on stands now!

Author: James McQuiston

Ph.D. in Political Science, Kent State University.

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