About Natalie Brown
Born in Canada, Natalie Brown's passion for music was nurtured from a young age by her involvement in theater, gospel music, creative writing and local session work as a vocalist and writer. Upon deciding to pursue a professional music career, she moved to California and was selected to sing with internationally acclaimed Gospel recording artist Ron Kenoly during his "Welcome Home" tour in 1996. She toured around the USA and upon returning to California, Natalie studied with world-renowned vocal instructors Seth Riggs (Stevie Wonder, Tevin Campbell, Deborah Cox) and Dave Stroud (Terry Ellis of En Vogue, Rosie Gaines).
Natalie's debut album was released in late 2000 and contained thirteen original songs. Created with a thoughtful range of subject matter, tempo and mood throughout the album, "Let The Candle Burn" was enthusiastically welcomed by fans and industry personnel alike. She painted an interesting tapestry of sound on an album that included carefree, upbeat tracks, mid-tempo chillout songs and sweet soulful ballads.
Natalie returned to the studio to record the 2003 Holiday album entitled "A Cool Christmas", a 10 song Cool R&B/Pop influenced collection of Holiday favorites. The album included the beloved "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", the soaring chime of "Silver Bells" and the quietly understated "I'll Be Home For Christmas". Natalie pulled Ray Charles' "Christmas Time" out of the archives and gave it a light, airy spin that served the tune well. Up-tempo numbers included a Swing infused "Let It Snow" and a contemporary pairing of "Winter Wonderland" and "Sleigh Ride". A mellow-groove rendition of "Give Love on Christmas Day" rounded out the sure-to-please Holiday offering.
In the Spring of 2004 the digital singles 'I Wonder' and 'Queen of Me' were made available on Natalie's official site. The songs garnered tremendous attention and In July 2004, 'Queen of Me' was released by Avex, Inc. Japan on the "Soul Essentials 7" series with songs by Rahsaan Patterson, Earth, Wind & Fire and others.
Much to the delight of fans eagerly awaiting new material, January 30th, 2009 saw the release of the long awaited sophomore album "Random Thoughts". The album features a selection of songs with varying themes (Natalie's Random Thoughts) that range from the inspiring "Hold Your Head Up High", the girl power anthem "Queen of Me" and the uplifting "It's A Beautiful Day", to the thought provoking "What's Going on Next Door?", the unity rallying call of "Come Closer", the sultry "How I Love 2 Love U", the soulful "You're Mysterious" and signature love ballad "I Knew You Were The One", and more.
Natalie has actively been licensing her music for Film/TV and Commercial placements for the past 7 years. She's had music placed on every major North American cable network and premium television programs accross the globe. A partial listing of domestic placements can be found here.
Natalie can be found commuting between Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Maryland / DC, USA. She enjoys reading, creating custom jewelry, mentoring other artists, watching movies and shopping.
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"Inside Your Soul" & Can you live with just 100 things?
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Hope that this upcoming week is a wonderful, beautiful one for you.
A little taste of "Inside Your Soul" from the upcoming album "The Relationship Odyssey" for you this week. We've done great so far with just over $1600 raised towards the $20,000 needed for the CD and DVD production. Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far.
So do you think you could live/work with only 100 things? I am not sure that in this particular society or line of work that I am in I could do that. Leave your comments below letting me know if you could or could not do this.
►►►►►nVlogs is my weekly video blog series sharing with you the birth of the new songs for a new CD project called "The Relationship Odyssey". These aren't full songs as this is not a performance video, you are (in most vlogs) watching me do a first or second pass of a part of a song as the ink is drying on the paper. Also, in these vlogs I like to talk with you about life and general things. Hope you will participate and have fun!◄◄◄◄◄