Sonny Southon is a singer/songwriter from New Zealand of Samoan/Scottish heritage. Whilst living in the UK she worked as a backing singer for Sir Bob Geldof, Duran Duran and Matt Bianco.
Sonny signed to Warner Chappel Music Publishing UK Ltd and went on to release her first self-penned album ‘Falling Through a Cloud’ selling 100,000 copies worldwide and achieving critical acclaim in the UK. The album was produced by David Kershanbaum (Tracy Chapman/Sheryl Crow) in LA and named Best Top 100 albums in the UK’s ‘Q’ magazine. Her second album ‘All the Colours’ followed and was produced by Jazz musician, Jeff Lorber.
Sonny now lives in Wellington, NZ and is working on long awaited new material for release shortly.
VOCAL COACH AND MENTOR
She also works as a vocal coach and mentor helping New Zealand’s talent with a couple of exciting projects in the pipeline. Email Sonny