OYA THOMAS DEBUT SINGLE “LOVE” NOW AVAILABLE
Independent Artist Inspires and Uplifts The Soul
August 15, 2012, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Soulful independent artist, Oya Thomas, highly anticipated new single “LOVE” is now available. “Love” is an up tempo thankful salute to the tales of life swaddled by the blessings of love. It is a heartfelt tribute to the divine beauty of the world as felt through the Spirit of Oya.
"Love" is one of 10 tracks off her soon to be released debut album “Spirit of Oya”. The project is a fusion of R&B/Soul, Jazz, Funk, Pop and Gospel and will be released on September 23, 2012. Infused with compassion and divine energy, Oya uses her voice as an instrument to weave textured stories and melodies that vibrate with the transformative power of music.
Her original songs and thoughtful interpretations of timeless favorites, pay homage to the authentic storytellers and creators that most influenced her, including Whitney Houston, Prince, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
Oya voices her interpretation of music by stating, “Music is a movement. It is the flow and breath of life born of rhythmic and melodic essence and, much like our spirit, imbued with infinite possibilities.” Her mission behind the music is to spread love, inspiration and joy while raising the vibration and connection of people.
The musical vibrations come to life on “LOVE”, as Oya has enlisted the artistic vision of Ryan Cross, a celebrated cellist and bass player, who has graced the recording studio and stage with Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight and Rihanna. And Brandon Coleman, a renowned pianist who has worked with notables such as Rachelle Ferrell and Babyface.
With an innate fervor for growth as an artist Oya continues to ignite her exceptional spark through her art. Her debut solo album "Spirit of Oya" will release September 23, 2012.
ABOUT OYA: Is a Los Angeles based singer/songwriter and musical mentor. Oya fully immersed herself in music when, her father encouraged her natural propensity for expression. Throughout her career, Oya has traversed genre lines by working with the industry’s most versatile artists and creators. Aside from being a nationally-touring solo artist and an in-demand life coach, she is the lead singer of the electronic live band Soul in the Machine.
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