Song of the Day – Alaska

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“Alaska” comes from American singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, who may well be known to you from the longlist of “BBC’s Sound of 2017”. “Alaska” was penned in fifteen minutes (yup, a quarter of an hour) for a music masterclass in the presence of Pharrell Williams. He was visibly impressed and a viral video of the moment made its way around, increasing her fanbase and paving the way for her imminent takeoff. With a particularly organic sound, the track takes its inspiration from a hiking trip – have a listen below:

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