Adalita Srsen is an Australian rock musician who is a founding member of the rock band Magic Dirt and a solo artist. She released her second solo album, All Day Venus, in September 2013. She is known by the mononym Adalita. Adalita was born in Geelong, Australia on 25 February 1971. She told Rolling Stone magazine in 2003 that her father, a Croatian cabaret performer, named her after a Spanish song.
Adalita Srsen has worked with some of the best: Paul Kelly, Blondie, the Pretenders. Her music is described as moody yet energy fuelled Indie Rock.
Adalita released her first material as a solo performer in 2006. She performed on two cover versions for the Mick Harvey-produced soundtrack of the Australian film Suburban Mayhem: “Double Dare” (originally by Hoyt Axton) and “Sex Beat” (Gun Club). Along with Harvey, Dean Turner and Rowland S. Howard play on the tracks. A promotional video was made for the single “Double Dare”, featuring Adalita and Suburban Mayhem star Emily Barclay. At the time, such solo work were side projects and Srsen soon resumed work with Magic Dirt.