Learn extra about sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim who’re nominated for two Grammy Awards on Sunday evening!
With back-to-back albums in 2020, Taylor Swift definitely offered some shiny spots throughout a tough yr. The Grammy-winning singer debuted her indie-inspired album Folklore over the summer time, and including a shock counterpart simply months later. Evermore debuted on Dec. 11, and showcasing extra collaborations for the songwriter — together with one with sister-band Haim (pronounced Hi-em). The trio of sisters — Este, 34, Danielle, 31, and Alana, 29– make up the rock and roll band. Learn extra in regards to the extremely proficient trio who’re additionally shut buddies of Taylor.
Haim is a household operation
The sisters come from a brilliant musical household, and every started enjoying devices after they have been younger. They had an early cowl band referred to as Rockinhaim, which additionally included their mother and father Moti and Donna. Haim was then shaped in 2007, and have become really legit in 2013 with the discharge of their first album — Days Are Gone.
Although Days Are Gone wasn’t launched till 2013, the songs had been written far earlier than they ever made their means into the world. “We’d been sitting on those songs for years,” Danielle stated to Rolling Stone in a June 2020 interview. “We were playing them in clubs in L.A. for the longest time before we got signed — we wrote ‘The Wire’ in 2008,” she revealed. By the time they launched Women In Music Pt. III in 2020, nonetheless, the group started to embrace releasing extra just lately written music — together with the tune “Summer Girl.” Danielle went on to disclose they’d “never written a song and then just decided a couple days later that we were going to release it into the world.”
The sisters have a good bond, and that’s solely been strengthened by means of their music through the years. “We’ve always been a three-woman show,” Alana, the eldest, stated in an interview to Coupe de Main journal. “We’ve always been the CEOs of our company. And honestly, all we need from the people around is just support,” the 34-year-old confidently added.
They’re Grammy nominees
Haim could possibly be going dwelling with a Grammy on Sunday, March 14! The trio have been confirmed to be nominated in two main classes for the upcoming ceremony, incomes nods in Best Rock Performance for his or her observe “The Steps” and earned a coveted nomination for Album of the Year for Women In Music Pt. III. Notably, Haim was first nominated for Best New Artist in 2015, although they misplaced to Sam Smith.
The latest nods imply the group already made historical past as the primary all-female rock band nominated for Album of the Year — which is taken into account the largest award of the evening. “Whether we win or lose, there will be a lot of tequila happening,” Alana stated in an interview with AP forward of the massive evening. “(It’s) surreal and I also feel like it’s a long time coming,” Este Haim added of the history-making second, whereas Alana mirrored on the tour the group had deliberate pre-pandemic.
“I mean, my body is ready to go on tour and to play live and to play these songs,” she youngest sister stated. Danielle revealed it was “bittersweet to bring the record out into the world when we couldn’t actually go out and tour it.” Here’s to a tour post-pandemic!
They’ve collaborated with Taylor earlier than
Before collaborating on Taylor’s observe “No body, No crime,” the sisters opened up for Taylor throughout her 1989 World Tour in 2015. Haim carried out earlier than Taylor throughout her stops in Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, and St. Louis, amongst different cities. The sisters have been virtually members of Taylor’s “squad” by the top of the tour.
“We’ve jumped on a lot of people’s songs during our career, and it was always in person because there wasn’t a pandemic,” stated Alana in an interview on March 10, 2021. “It’s actually kind of exciting because I feel like we all, as musicians, kind of had to figure out all of our home studios pretty quickly,” she added. The homicide thriller themed track (assume Law & Order: SVU — one among Taylor’s favourite reveals — however in a track) peaked at quantity 34 on the Billboard Hot 100 and quantity 2 on the nation charts.
Taylor additionally made an look on Haim’s remixed observe “Gasoline” from their most up-to-date album, which dropped in Feb. 2021. “She just added such an amazing new facet to the song and it really is like a remix,” stated Este stated of her shut pal. “[Taylor] really brought a whole new layer of imagery to the song as well…maybe in the future, this is just what’s going to come out of it — more collaborations because we’ve figured out how to create.” We definitely hope so!
Their newest album was referred to as probably the greatest of 2020
The year-end round-up from our sister website Rolling Stone positioned Haim’s Women In Music Pt. III, the sister’s third studio album, 14th on the checklist of the 50 greatest albums of 2020. “Vivid pop satisfaction and razor-sharp songwriting are packed into every square inch of Women in Music Pt. III, the pointedly titled third album from L.A.’s Haim sister,” author Claire Shaffer penned.
They’ve labored with an Oscar-nominated director
The sisters’ fashionable, vivid visible accompaniments to their tracks are sometimes directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Thus far, the trio has labored with PTA on eight of their music movies between 2017 and 2020, together with “Little Of Your Love” from the band’s second album Something To Tell You, which you’ll watch above.