Anna Maria Carolina Sundstrand is a Swedish singer, model, actress and writer. She was one of the four original members of the girl group Play. With the group she would travel around the country and even performed on television.
In this episode, Sandy talks to longtime friend, Anna Sundstrand. Anna grew up in the spotlight when she joined Swedish girl group Play at years-old. Anna will be releasing a book based on her experiences in Play, who was signed to Columbia Records and managed by Matthew Knowles. In the interview, Sandy and Anna discuss being a child star and the repercussions of the spotlight and social media. Check out our playlists on Spotify! Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans. Home Explore Podcasts Search Download the app.
In Season 2's episode "Inner Beauty," the one where Miranda struggles with an eating disorder, she and Lizzie film a music video for Play's breakout single, "Us Against the World. Now that "Us Against the World" is sufficiently stuck in your head, let's revisit what the group's been up to in the over 15 years!! In that time, they released five more albums and added and lost a few members along the way. They first split up in , then briefly reunited in , and were done for real by Here's what the original squad has done since then. Hamlin was only 13 years young when Play formed.
Play was a Swedish pop girl group. After founding member Faye left the group, fifth member Janet Leon joined Play to fill Hamlin's position as lead singer. In February , an official statement was made that Faye had once again left the group in and would be replaced by Emelie Norenberg. Play was formed as a result of a nationwide talent search led by Laila Bagge , a recording artist and dance studio owner. Her original lineup for Play consisted of four girls. The other two girls were found in the audition process: thirteen-year-olds Faye Hamlin and Rosie Munter , the latter of which had also starred in a popular Swedish film called Eva och Adam.