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LONG AWAITED NEW SINGLE 'WEAK'
March 18, 2019
This new upbeat ballad captures the feeling of loving someone from a distance, not knowing if the feelings are returned. A smooth combination of commanding lead vocals, delicate backing vocals and a slick rhythm section.
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With passionate vocals and a rich velvet tone UK Singer-Songwriter CHIDI takes you on a musical journey beginning at the first note. Borrowing from the rich traditions of classic Soul music and blending a fusion of Rock Pop and Jazz CHIDI delivers her own brand of UK Soul.
Her musical journey began as part of a national Gospel choir supporting major Gospel artists such as Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, and Mary Mary. She has shared the stage with some big names; James Brown, Stevie Wonder and Pixie Lott to name a few and also been a backing singer for the ‘Queen of Disco’ Ms. Gloria Gaynor.
As a solo act, she has opened for Soul legend Angie Stone and smooth crooner Calvin Richardson, and headlined the Hipshaker Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival.
She emerged on the UK Soul scene in ‘09 with the underground smash hit ‘Wrong Again’ from her debut album 'UnRehearsed'. Closely followed by a second studio album entitled ‘EXHALE’ which included the incredible production from one of UK’s favourites SoulPersona. The project includes the break out hit ‘Someone’ a sassy funk track which still features heavily on urban radio stations and ‘I Want Love’ which received a lot of airplay on BBC Radio 6: Funk & Soul Show.
Now she’s back on the scene in collaboration with the infamous Tom Glide on the ‘Divas Got Soul’ compilation album with an upbeat Summer jam entitled "Old Skool Days" that shows her versatility as a songwriter whilst keeping with the Old Skool Soul vocals she has become known for. The Single has received acclaim from Tony Blackburn & Trevor Nelson on their BBC2 Radio shows.
“Chidi's as gorgeous as her music!Thanks as always for these tracks - I will play at every opportunity and spread the faith! ”
Pete Meadows, SoulResponding.Co.Uk
“Chidi is glorious. Her sound is like warm chocolate on the ears. Absolutely beautiful. Love, love, love all these. Will be dropping these on my next show. Great for the early hours.
DJ Ayo, Club DJ
“One of the finest slices of upbeat Soul thus far in 2012, it's an absolute classic !”
Bigger, Blues & Soul
“DJ Omar's album of the year is .CHIDI EXHALE... It's a great album! I love the whole album, but my favourite track is Good 4 Me...”
DJ Omar, www.station898fm
“Keep making that good music....”
“Chidi's as gorgeous as her music! Thanks as always for these tracks - I will play at every opportunity and spread the faith! ”
Pete Meadows, SoulResponding.Co.Uk
With immense vocals and a commanding stage presence; CHIDI offers her audience a return to music with true, raw, soulful emotion, infusing high-energy funk with intimate soul and plenty of audience interaction.
Think Jill Scott meets Tina Turner, Neo-Soul meets 60s-70s Rhythm & Blues and you’ll get the picture.
CHIDI and her band are available to perform at Weddings, Birthdays and Private Events. Offering a selection of Motown Classics, Pop and RnB songs to get your crowd dancing, you won't be disappointed.
If you would like CHIDI to perform at your event, please send an Email with as much detail as possible and we will contact you to tailor a package to suit your needs.