Canadian artist Roxanne is no stranger to hard work and dedication. Getting her start as a classical and opera vocalist while in art school and later studying vocal performance at university, she’s gone on to create music as a part of three different projects in three completely different genres. She fronts and produces her reggae group, Nile Groove, and does the same for her neo-soul band, The Roxanne Project. More recently, she’s also taken to releasing solo work under the name Roxanne. She has two previous solo singles, Like Suga (2019) and Take a Ride (2020). Joining her discography this year is her newest single Move Yuh Body.
“I especially like the creative process of making my own original music. It’s a space where I can grow creatively by expanding my artistic skills, and also a space where I can express myself through sound, sharing my personal life stories and emotions.” – Roxanne
A true jill of all trades, Roxanne wrote, produced, and performed on Move Yuh Body, providing the vocals and synth parts. The resulting track feels like a complete party in just over three minutes – this song is sultry but exhilarating, vibrant but seductive. It has all the style and flair of some of the greatest hits of dance-pop artists like Jennifer Lopez and Paula Abdul.
Roxanne’s voice is the perfect match for this style of music, both alluring and smoky but not without energy. Move Yuh Body is the perfect blend of well-written, catchy music combined with a swanky night club feel. In fact, it all boils down to just one thing: this song makes you want to dance.
Not only are we totally impressed by Roxanne‘s expansive artist range, we’re also wowed by her ability to truly shine in any genre. Reggae, soul, and pop music have few parallels, but Roxanne has had no problem effortlessly moving between them, and this most recent single only serves to drive that point even further home. Move Yuh Body accomplishes exactly what it wants to: this is an unapologetically fun, endlessly danceable, electrifying tune that will have everybody on their feet in no time. Roxanne tells us her debut solo album Love Rebel is set for release in 2021, and if this is the kind of music we can expect from her work in the electro-pop space, we can’t wait to get our hands on it.
BELOW: Listen to Move Yuh Body and connect with her website and social media platforms. Please support Roxanne by visiting her online, and playing, downloading, and/or purchasing her music, or attending a live show! And, as always, thank you for supporting real music!
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