credit: Lauren Naylor
Comfortably residing in a space all her own - far from the typical cookie cutter singer/songwriter, yet somehow uniquely familiar and inviting, lies the massively gifted orchestral pop songstress, Kaela Sinclair. Drawing from a deep well of influences ranging from Björk, Rufus Wainwright and Regina Spektor to classical composers like Debussy and Chopin, Sinclair is armed with an uncanny knack for writing unforgettably gorgeous melodies, coupled with lyrics that are earnest, reflective and mysterious.
Midway through recording her sophomore album, Kaela was handpicked from hundreds of singers from around the world to join the seminal electro-pop band M83 for the ensuing world tour. In just another piece to her ever unfolding story, Sinclair was thrust into indie rock stardom overnight, seemingly effortlessly. Her commanding stage presence and otherworldly vocal abilities wooed crowds across the globe, preparing the way for Kaela’s own sophisticated and magnetic brand of pop music. She is currently living in Los Angeles and working on what will become her 2nd LP.
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