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The Canadian singer-songwriter performs her hit single “Stompa” and opens up about early inspiration and her new album, “Harmony.”
About the Show
On her recording process: “I would write the song in the morning, record it, and have it finished at night. I had so much fun doing it because it was just me and the producer in my studio at my house and it was like instant gratification for me because I was able to record and write and do everything all at once and have it done at the end of the day.” On starting out: “I got my first guitar when I was 13 years old. My dad brought it home, and I taught myself how to play guitar by listening to Neil Young records over and over and over again.” On early inspiration: “I’ve always been singing since I was a little kid. My mom said I was singing perfect melodies before I could talk. I grew up in a really small village so we were surrounded by farms and I was always, always into music and loved listening to Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald and Rodger Miller.” On winning a JUNO: “A JUNO is a Canadian Grammy. It’s a pretty big deal to win a JUNO award and I remember the first time I won, it was for “Best New Artist” and I was over the moon excited and it felt like a dream. You know, you’re being honored for something that you love doing and that you’ve always wanted to do your entire life — it’s magic.” On the future: My dream for the future would be to keep on enjoying what I’m doing as much as I do and to be able to bring together people and have community through the music that I perform, you know? Make friends and have a good time.
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