Peterborough, Ont.’s alternative-pop artist Jayde has been attracting industry attention since her teens. Strongly influenced by Lights, she started teaching herself to play piano and guitar around the age of nine. Now finished high school, she is preparing to release her second EP, a sultry original offering.
Jayde has already found success as a semi-finalist in the Canadian Songwriting Competition, a finalist in the international Unsigned Only Music Competition, and Top 10 in Season 5 of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.’s The Shot vocal competition. In 2017, Jayde was included on CBC Music’s “Searchlight Playlist: 10 young musicians you need to hear” and has worked with musical directors and producers of Family Channel’s THE NEXT STEP on her song “Believe” for the show.
What/who inspires you musically:
Lorde, Dua Lipa, The 1975
Which artist, dead or alive, would you choose to perform with:
Name the first and last song that completely blew you away:
“Fortress” by Lennon Stella
What is a song lyric that best describes you?
Don’t Kill My Vibe.
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