K-Syran is a Norweigen singer/songwriter who’s known for her sensual songs and advocate for women’s rights and equality. Her music has been played around the world. Her new holiday release, “Merry Christmas Where You Are” is sure to be a favorite, capturing the sweetness and charming childlike simplicity of the holidays.

K-Syran

“Merry Christmas Where You Are”

What inspired you to record a holiday song?
I absolutely love Christmas. It’s beautiful spending time with family and friends. I always organise a big pre Christmas lunch with lots of women, so much fun. This year I will defiantly play my Christmas song.
What is your fondest holiday memory as a kid?
My dad playing the piano and us dancing around the Christmas tree singing Christmas carols.
Do you still get excited about seeing gifts under the tree? What was your most favorite surprise?
Yes unwrapping the presents always gives a buzz. Some people are excellent in finding the present imagined for you, always lovely to be thought of.
Receiving  my dog with a red bow around her neck was the best. She gives me so much love I absolutely adore her.
Do you have any special holiday family traditions you would like to share?
Eating grapefruit with a light candle in the middle of it as a starter really gets me into that holliday mood.
What is your favorite Christmas/holiday song (that isn’t yours)?
Frank Sinatra,White Christmas
What inspired you to write a Christmas/holiday song?
It’s such a festive moment so it is wonderful to contribute with a jolly melody and spread that joy.
Do you have any holiday recipes you would like to share?
Yes gløgg, it’s really like moulded wine with raisins and nuts. It will warm you up and make you feel warm and cosy, hygge.
What are your fondest musical memories associated with the holiday season?
The Nutcracker, it’s an amazing show, takes me back to my childhood memories.
In your opinion, what is the all-time best holiday song?
White Christmas
Do you believe in Santa?
Being Norwegian I should shouldn’t I?
What message do you want people to hear when they listen to your song?
Enjoy life! It’s here and now, be in the moment.
What do you enjoy more? Receiving gifts or giving them?
Giving is so exciting, you hope they love it because you have thought of them when you found it.
What charities do you support?
Everything to do with women. There is still so much work to do.
Have you ever gotten a lump of coal in your stocking?
My dad worked with coal so we used to receive coal in liquorice.
Have you been naughty or nice this year?
Very naughty;)
What are your top 5 favorite holiday songs?

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