A soulful soundtrack of heartbreak and love, Davis step into her own as an artist and performer, featuring her signature powerhouse vocals accompanied by airtight grooves. The collection of analog recorded songs bring ‘60s and ‘70s soul influences like Aretha Franklin and Al Green into the present; following in the musical footsteps of retro revivalists like Amy Winehouse.
Davis developed her love for soul and R&B early, learning to sing lead and background vocals in her high school’s 12-piece Motown R&B band in her hometown, Victoria, British Columbia. Moving to Toronto in 2008, Davis joined the renowned African roots choir “The Nathaniel Dett Chorale” and went on to pursue a Bachelor of Music Degree from Humber College. Carving out her reputation as a powerhouse frontwoman and background vocalist in the Toronto music scene, Davis joined seven-piece retro funk ensemble YUKA as their lead singer on full-length album releases From the Ancients (2015) and Dreamscape (2019) to critical acclaim. Davis also established herself as a go-to background vocalist for all things soul, performing with legends Martha Reeves (of Martha & the Vandellas), Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and Jully Black, top Toronto breakout artists Charlotte Day Wilson, Jessie Reyez, and Daniel Caesar. Stepping out on her own as a solo artist, Davis teamed up with producer and YUKA bandmate Scott McCannelll to write and record her debut EP Thrive.
Pre-order here (under 90 copies left now so be quick!): https://lrkrecords.bandcamp.com/album/thrive-playgroud
Official release date: 31st Jan 2022
PRE-ORDER HERE: https://lrkrecords.bandcamp.com/album/thrive-playgroud
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