What is your name?
My name Is kelsey and my stage name Is.. Kelsey 🙂
What Is your genre of music?
Give us a little bio about you.
I’m 19 years old. I’ve started professionally singing and writing about 2 years ago but I was always signing growing up and I’m a music technology student at NYU, but as of right now I’m on a leave of absence to build my career up.
What made you go into music?
I’ve always loved the arts and music more than anything else. when I was growing up and starting to go through complicated and hurtful situations I didn’t know where to channel that. So I started writing music which gave me an outlet to put my feelings. I can share It with other who have experienced similar issues in life.
Are you a signed?
At the moment no I’m a independent artist.
Your set to release your new debut single ‘Nobody’, tell us more about the single.
It has an upbeat tempo the lyrics are a bit sad compared to the production which gives it a bit of a spin
What Is the meaning behind Nobody?
It’s about wanting someone who doesn’t want you back. Wishing they were someone to you but they aren’t.
Describe the track in two words.
What was the writing process like?
Myah (co writer) and I wanted to describe the scenes and paint the picture for the listener. I described details about the times my friend and I were together.
What was the recording process like?
I picked the beat out before starting the recording process and the process of writing the song was cathartic to express my feelings about the relationship I had.
Who did you work with on the Single?
I worked with a producer named Tarro, and writer Myah Marie.
Will we see an EP or Album this year?
I hope so! I have a ton of songs I want to share.
Do you have any shows coming up? If so where will you be heading?
I’m actually doing a school tour In the UK this spring and will be performing a couple songs along with talking to kids about mental health
What else can we expect in early 2020?
The release of my music and hopefully lots live performances
Do you have any collaborations coming up with any upcoming artists?
Nothing as of now
Would you be up for collaborations If other musicians wanted one with you? and who would they have to contact?
Of course! They can email my team silvana@mlevelconcIerge.com
Do you play any Instruments?
I play piano 🙂
Who are your Influences?
I have a lot. I enjoy all different music tastes. I love Kanye West and Eden. I’m a fan of Nicki Minaj and Halsey. I love bands like Green Day, ac/dc, Biffy Clyro, All Time Low, and My Chemical Romance. I also love Lil Peep and Hoodie Allen. I’m a little all over the map.
How do you get Inspiration to write songs?
I get Inspiration through the experiences that I go through. Things that upset me or Inspire me. Basically any real life situations I have dealt with.
Where do you see yourself now In 5 Years?
I’d love to be performing my music live to audiences around the world.
When you’re not doing music, what do you do?
I’m usually working at the barn I have my own horses so that’s a big part of my life as well developing my equestrian skills, hanging out with friends or my dog, or being with family.
What was the song you listened to most that Influenced you to go more In to the music scene?
I don’t think I could name one singular song that influenced me most because I love so many of them.
What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
To read at least 20 minutes a day! Knowledge Is power.
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not about the Industry and just as an artist?
Listening to music is like looking at a work of art. It’s In the eyes of the beholder. Don’t be discouraged if some people don’t like your music.
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
Everything will be ok
Where In your hometown Is a must go to visit?
There Is a hoagie place called Hoagie Haven and they have this sandwich called the Sanchez. It’s breaded chicken strips, mozzarella sticks, French fries, and their Sanchez sauce. To die for!
Your coming off tour;
1/ Where do you go first? Home definitely
2/ Who do you see first? My dog, Maggie
3/What do you eat first? A Sanchez
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
My water bottle, my anxiety medication.
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?