Coming straight off her smash summertime single, “Put It In Your Pocket,” critically acclaimed songwriter Sonia Leigh is making her reputation as a game changer. She has brought yet another hit to the table with her latest independent release, “When We Are Alone,” which debuted on Sirius XM The Highway’s On The Horizon. Co-written and produced by Danny Myrick (“She’s Country,” Jason Aldean), Leigh says “When We Are Alone” “pushes creative boundaries.”
Leigh brings a fresh, progressive sound to the table. Her relentless spirit is felt in every inflection of her unmistakable drawl. This musical pioneer has blended her many influences into a refreshing, compelling sound all her own. “Her talent is undeniable,” says Chuck Dauphin of MusicNewsNashville. “Sonia Leigh is an artist that sets herself apart from the pack.”
Once you’ve heard Sonia Leigh, she’s impossible to forget. Sonia Leigh’s music is a melting pot of indie, pop, and country rock. Though her universally appealing style defies simple genre categorization, it is familiar enough to pull you in and make you want to hear more. Leigh’s live performance is incomparable. Jen Swirsky of CMChatLive.com observed of a recent performance, “As always, Sonia proceeded to open her mouth and cause everybody around her to abruptly close their’s and pay explicit attention to her.”
Leigh has performed at many of America’s legendary venues and amphitheaters including Red Rocks, The Gorge, and The Ryman Auditorium to name a few. She has shared the stage and garnered praise from some of the biggest names in music including Eric Church, Kid Rock, Jake Owen, Loretta Lynn, Amos Lee, Uncle Kracker, Blackberry Smoke, Billy Currington, Willie Nelson, Brantley Gilbert, Eli Young Band, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, and more.
Recently she released her single, “Put It In Your Pocket,” which received accolades in the industry and rose to number 17 on SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 Chart. She co-wrote the number 1 singles, “Sweet Annie” and “Goodbye in Her Eyes,” on The Zac Brown Band’s Grammy Award-winning record “Uncaged.” In 2011, Leigh released “1978 December” on Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Records which debuted at number 15 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums Chart and peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. Her 2011 single, “My Name Is Money” peaked at number 45 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart.