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. She had a hard time in school due to being bullied by her peers. Eventually her parents moved her to a different school. She later went to Sway which allowed her to perform at big musical events around the country and she enjoyed being around other kids who understood her passion for performing. That is when Laila Bagge discovered Anna. Right away, Laila got Anna involved in her musical projects and Anna was always the lead performer.
Child Stars & Social Media with Anna Sundstrand (formerly of girl group Play)
She is an original member of the Swedish pop group, Play. Sundstrand was born on 22 February  in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a relative of the Swedish actress Greta Garbo. Their self-titled album dropped in Play included both singles plus 5 additional songs. In , Don't Stop the Music was released with the single being " everGirl " for Nickelodeon 's new show that was never aired. It has 10 of their favorite Christmas songs. It also was their last recorded album.
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.
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.