July 6, 2020

Singing schlager music in Germany, and misogyny in the music industry (Sarah Jane Scott from the USA)

Singing schlager music in Germany, and misogyny in the music industry (Sarah Jane Scott from the USA)

Sarah Jane Scott talks about her schlager success, what it’s like to be a schlager singer, and systemic misogyny and exploitation in the music industry.

Sarah Jane Scott is an American who has had success as a Schlager singer in Germany. But how does an English-speaking "Ausländer" become a Schlager star?

Sarah Jane explains her path to Germany and her Schlager success, talks about what it’s like to be a Schlager singer, and about how she is currently evaluating her next steps. We go into the unhealthy record label/artist relationship, and talk about systemic misogyny and exploitation in the music industry.

Sarah Jane Scott's Instagram: Sarah Jane Scott

Sarah Jane Scott's Wikipedia page (German): https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Jane_Scott

Some Sarah Jane Scott songs we mentioned in the interview:
Sarah Jane Scott - I Love You (I'll Tell You In a Song)
Sarah Jane Scott - Was War Los Gestern Nacht?
Heino, Sarah Jane Scott - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Sarah Jane Scott's YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsgDkhwCUwy2Qiz2Dwbj4Qg

Heino: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heino

Some big Schlager artists:
Helene Fischer - Atemlos Durch Die Nacht
Andrea Berg - Mosaik
Howard Carpendale - Hello Again
Roland Kaiser - Kein Problem
Udo Jürgens - Griechischen Wein

Peggy March: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_March
Connie Francis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connie_Francis

Upskirting is only now illegal in Germany:
https://www.dw.com/en/germany-makes-upskirting-a-punishable-crime/a-54037371

The war on upskirting started last year:
https://www.dw.com/en/the-war-on-upskirting-in-germany/a-50173870

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