Neo-soul artist Amy D. is bringing midnight ensembles into mainstream light. Her voice effortlessly plays like an instrument with an endearing timbre that compliments her reflective and sophisticated songwriting.
With songs that imbue an alluring blend of nostalgia and inspiration, Amy has established herself as a notable musician in Northern California. Her forthcoming album, ‘Like You’ features a blend of jazz and world music elements, coupled with just the right amount of R&B pop sensibilities. Both singles from the album released this year, ‘Unrequited’ and the title track ‘Like You,’ were met with critical acclaim.
"Neo-soul artist Amy D. puts a heartfelt flame into a blend of jazz and R&B soundscapes. Colorful harmonies back up the powerhouse singer while catchy melodies are sure to swim around your psyche for days. Finally, seductive textures combined with modern sensibilities dress the song with an old school charm, while the lyrics grab any listener who’s ever had a crush on anyone ever."
“Neo-soul artist Amy D. brings us a colorful new groove ‘Like You’ that honors self-love and diversity of culture and perspective. Filmed with an all female crew in Oakland, Amy D. created a video for the jazzy throwback featuring womxn and children of all shapes and flavors. Bay Area native Amy D. has a voice that rings through many eras. ‘Like You’ showcases a vibrato as smooth as honey, and a composition doused in modern textures and uplifting lyrics."
The multi-faceted vocalist and songwriter began navigating toward expressing her own solo material in recent years. Aiming to expand out of her comfort zone, Amy D. jumped headfirst into her solo career by recruiting producer and master keyboardist Michael Aaberg (Goapele, Lalah Hathaway, Ambrose Akinmusire) for her album, ‘Like You’- set for release in 2019. Spanning a spectrum of jazz, world, soul, and R&B influence, the album is a must-have for anyone who enjoys music that is emotive, colorful and inspiring.