The Austin 100: Savannah Sgro Born in Las Vegas, educated at Berklee and based in Nashville, Savannah Sgro is a hugely promising pro with a flair for drama and an eye toward several genres at once.
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The Austin 100: Savannah Sgro

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Savannah Sgro.

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Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee

Genre: Pop

Why We're Excited: Born in Las Vegas, educated at Berklee and based in Nashville, Savannah Sgro is a hugely promising pro with a flair for drama and an eye toward several genres at once. In the synth-pop gem "Phobia," she exudes wounded vulnerability, aided by a bit of vocal processing that recalls Imogen Heap or Gordi — and only magnifies the depth of her torment.

Listen to Savannah Sgro's "Phobia"

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