Amanda Örtenhag - Lisa Peterson's voice

Q&A with Amanda Örtenhag – The voice behind Lisa Peterson!

Who is the voice behind Lisa Peterson? Meet the talented Amanda Örtenhag! Amanda is a Swedish singer and songwriter and has her own band, Mendy.

Q: What kind of music do you like?

A: I like all kinds of music, but closest to my heart is Americana and Pop!

Q: When did you start to sing?

A: I started singing when I was around 8-9 years old, in a gospel choir! I slowly got to do some solos, and loved it, so I’ve been singing since then.

Q: How do you feel about Lisa?

A: To sing as Lisa is so fun and inspiring! Lisa and I are so alike – introverted musicians with a cool look but at the same time, a warm and emotional core.

Q: What do you like the most about being a musician?

A: The most fun with being a musician and singer, is that I have the opportunity to work with so many different people, and with different genres mostly daily. And now to be apart of the Star Stable community is so amazing!

Amanda Örtenhag - Voice of Lisa Peterson

Q: What’s your favorite band/musicians?

A: I like all kinds of genre and music, but at the time I’m listening a lot to Bonnie Raitt, The Highwomen and Bonny Light Horseman. And I also get influenced by a lot of different music, but First Aid Kit, Sarah Klang and Daniel Norgren are the musicians that influenced me the most I think, and they’re all from Sweden!

Q: Which of Lisa’s songs is your favorite?

A: My favorite Lisa song so far is Say Goodbye I think. It’s so emotional and beautiful produced by Sara Menke.

Amanda sings Lisa’s song Simple Things

Don’t miss this video where Amanda sings Lisa’s song Simple Things! It’s from a livestream concert we did with Amanda a while ago. Check it out!