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Friday, February 19, 2016

Sydney born, unsigned R'n'B Singer/Songwriter DANAH releases her debut single 'SIDE EFFECTS'

From Sydney's Bondi Beach, Singer/Songwriter, DANAH, has released her first single ‘Side Effects’.

"I am nervous, yet excited to be releasing my words and voice into the world! I'm so proud of the work I've put in for this release and I can't wait for everyone to hear it" - Danah 

DANAH is an emerging R'n'B singer and songwriter. Based in Sydney, where she was born and raised, Danah (Dana Gilden) found love for R'n'B music at an early age “I just connected to the soul in the voices and fell in love with all that R'n'B is”. There isn’t the biggest R'n'B scene in Australia, however Danah is hoping that can change with the release of her debut single ‘Side Effects’.

Danah, who holds a Bachelors degree in Music Performance has spent the last few years fine tuning her writing skills and takes inspiration from her studies in Roots, Jazz and Pop music. Earlier this year, Danah started working with Top 10 ARIA CHART producer Jhay Cabrera (Jhay C) on her track ‘Side Effects’, drawing on Cabrera’s expertise in R'n'B Music and showcasing Danah's abilities as a songwriter and a singer. 

Looking up to artists such as Jhene Aiko and Tinashe, the singer/songwriter stays unique with her own style, enhanced through the use of warm ethereal synths and pads to capture the mood of the song, along with reverse pianos, arpeggiated synths, orchestral strings, and 808's.

Watch the lyric video to 'Side Effects': here

Writing lyrics is where Danah prides herself, coming up with creative ways of weaving words together to create meaning. Melodically, lyrically and vocally Danah is inspired by artists such as Jhene Aiko, Lauryn Hill, Joss Stone, Toni Braxton, Melanie Fiona, Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Tinashe, Khelani, Frank Ocean, Eminem and The Weekend.

DANAH's Spotify playlist of 'Songs that Inspired 'Side Effects': here

Listen to Side Effects on Soundcloud: here
Available on iTunes: here + Spotify: here

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