TORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 11, 2019 - TODAY, Toronto singer-songwriter Lydia Persaudshares a brand new video for her single "Honey Child". The song is from her forthcoming debut album, due out this year via Next Door Records, the new label from Outside Music. ""Honey Child started as a self-affirming letter to myself and grew into a message celebrating the journey through self-acceptance for all women of colour;" shares Lydia. Lydia co-directed the video with Toronto Filmmaker & Cinematographer J. Mitchel Reed. She says "Using the imagery of 'honey' to represent brown skin, "Honey Child" brings a playful yet strong narrative in support of women of colour as we encourage self-love and show gratitude towards the art, style, and strength that women of colour continue to bring to our world." Watch/share here. Later this week Lydia heads to Folk Alliance International in Montreal as an official performer. Further details can be found here.
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In the past year Lydia has supported Serena Ryder, Joey Landreth, Donovan Woods, and recently joined Lindi Ortega, Terra Lightfoot & Begonia as a special guest on The Longest Road Show. Stay tuned for the official album announcement at www.lydiapersaud.com.
"Honey Child" Video
Directed/Created by: Lydia Persaud and J. Mitchel Reed
What's The Story about Lydia Persaud?
Lydia Persaud is a Toronto born & raised soul artist. Lydia’s sound expands the boundaries of soul to include both folk and jazz, styles that have been foundational to her musical growth. Lydia attended the rigorous jazz program at Humber School of Music, where she won the Oscar Peterson Jazz Award and connected with fellow members of the folk trio The O’Pears, whom she has been collaborating with for the past 5 years. Working in these styles honed Lydia’s mastery of sophisticated vocal harmony and blend, leading her to become an in-demand vocalist. She has performed with a varied range of artists such as Jill Barber, Lee Fields, and Royal Wood, and is a member of renowned cover band Dwayne Gretzky.
Next Door Records
Next Door Records is the newest label from Outside Music Inc. The new brand will join Outside Music's artist management, publishing, and long-standing distribution divisions alongside their eponymous label.