Alana Haim is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known as part of the band Haim, which she formed with her sisters Este and Danielle. Alana was born in Los Angeles, California in 1991 to a Jewish family. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley and started playing music with her sisters at a young age.
Alana was the first of the sisters to take up an instrument, starting with drums at the age of five. She then switched to guitar and bass, and eventually started writing songs as well. She has cited classic rock bands like Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd as some of her early influences.
The three sisters eventually formed the band Haim in 2007. They released their debut EP Forever in 2012, followed by their first full-length album, Days Are Gone, in 2013. The album was a critical and commercial success, earning the band a nomination for Best New Artist at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
In addition to performing with her sisters, Alana has also collaborated with other artists, including HAIM guitarist, Ariel Rechtshaid, and pop superstar Taylor Swift. In 2014, she appeared as a guest vocalist on Swift’s album 1989, which earned her further recognition.
In 2017, Alana and her sisters released their second album, Something to Tell You. The album was a commercial and critical success, earning them two Grammy nominations for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song.
Alana has also become known for her fashion sense, appearing on the covers of magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and Nylon. She has also been featured in campaigns for brands like Coach and Reebok.
In 2020, Alana and her sisters released their third album, Women in Music Pt. III. The album was nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year.
Alana Haim is a talented singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who has achieved great success in music with her sisters. She has also become known for her fashion sense and for her collaborations with other artists. As her career continues to grow, Alana is sure to inspire more people with her music.