Neela unveils her newest single, “Uncovered”
Neela is a multi-talented R&B singer-songwriter primarily based between Toronto and Vancouver. A lover of the humanities, the songstress has discovered inventive shops within the native theatre and music scenes of her respective cities.
Her newest launch, “Uncovered,” is the title monitor from her upcoming third EP, produced by Grammy-nominated producer Akeel Henry and Kofo (Giveon, Loony, Shawn Mendes).
This light and sweetly sung launch is a stripped-back declaration of affection for her accomplice and a renewed sense of self-love, which Neela developed by way of her expertise of weight reduction, grappling with the insecurities that years of scrutiny and bullying left her with.
“Uncovered” charts the journey that Neela has been on to just accept her story, physique, and id – free pores and skin, stretchmarks, and all.
Hearken to “Uncovered” under, and study extra about Neela through our 5 Questions With phase.
Care to introduce your self to our readers?
My identify is Neela, I’m an R&B singer-songwriter, with influences of Jazz and generally Indian Classical infused into my music. I dwell in Toronto, born in Vancouver, and my roots are from Northern India.
Inform us a bit about your most up-to-date launch.
The music is known as “Uncovered,” it’s produced by grammy-nominated Akeel Henry, Kofo, and myself. I used to weigh 240 lbs. For many of my life, I’ve been scrutinized and bullied for my physique dimension. Though my physique went by way of a change, it additionally left stretch marks and free pores and skin. These experiences created a whole lot of insecurities, and it’s been a journey to just accept and love my story, physique, and id. This music is the start of my technique of sharing my insecurities, disgrace, and vulnerability. It’s uncooked, trustworthy, and naked.
The place do you have a tendency to tug inspiration from when writing?
For lots of my tasks, I write about my life and the folks near me. However I additionally love co-writing with associates and utilizing my creativeness or films or writing from different folks’s experiences. I’m really engaged on a undertaking proper now the place I draw inspiration from my desires, so it actually varies from music to music.
Do you could have any upcoming reveals or festivals you’d like to inform us about?
I’m performing in Vancouver and Toronto for So Far Sounds. Oct 2nd is my subsequent one in Vancouver, I’ll be posting extra on my IG @neelamusic.
What’s your purpose for 2022?
I’m engaged on a visible album for the Uncovered undertaking, so we’re engaged on the script and story, and I’m actually excited to convey it to life this 12 months and begin taking pictures for it. One other purpose could be to fulfill extra dope musicians and artists and have the ability to collaborate on reveals, songs, and inventive tasks. After which myself, I actually deal with myself and all features of my well being within the midst of the hustle of life.
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