Isn’t it breathtaking when you’re listening to a track so hauntingly beautiful, and the femalevocals in the backdrop are so teasing, you swear they are caressing your ears? Screw goosebumps! Some songstresses are competent enough to move you to tears, especially if you experienced them make melody in a live setting. And these women deserve an honorable mention! You know those sugar-sweet and entrancing vocals you can play on an endless loop? Yeah, that’s what we’re talking about!
Here are some of the most powerful femalevocalists you need to check out right away, and by that I mean listen to them on a sick pair of headphones, and then blare it on loudspeakers at your workplace. Then go home and realize that your neighbors are going to listen to some good music… whether they like it or not.
Must-hear tracks: Towers, Transits
(Rhymed with ‘her-deen’) She is graceful. She is suave. And Mumbai got to witness her perform live at Johnnie Walker – The Journey in December 2014. Combining soul and folk sounds with a hint of some unique electronic music, Szjerdene does a splendid job.
2. Daniela Andrade
Must-hear covers: Crazy (Gnarls Barkley), Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana), Summertime Sadness (Lana Del Rey)
When it comes to stripped down acoustic covers, Andrade is one artist you ought to watch out for! Her rendition of ‘Crazy’ was even featured on Season 4 of Suits. A powerful yet velvety voice is what she’s largely known for.
3. Moon Holiday aka Alex Ward
Must-hear tracks: Insane, Rid U, Prince
Looking for instant goosebumps? Turn on any track that says ‘feat. Moon Holiday’. Alex hails from Sydney and is arguably their best singer in recent times. It’s impossible to get sick of her collaboration with Flume.
4. Colleen D’Agostino
Must-hear tracks: Seeya, Stay
Lead vocalist of the LA rock band – The Material, Colleen is often compared to Ellie Goulding and Florence. She gained popularity through her collaborations with deadmau5.
Must-hear tracks: Hideaway, Take Me To Church (Hozier Cover), Giant In My Heart
Hailing from Calgary, Canada, Kiesza has been grabbing attention with her rich voice. When she’s not busy touring the world, she’s making brilliant unplugged covers.
All hail these fantastic women for weaving their magic!