Tell us about yourself and your music
My music falls in the genre of Pop / Top 40. I have a soulful feel which comes from my days of singing in my grandfather’s church choir. I believe that my music touches the soul of many and my fans will love the music that I am going to release in 2021
Talk to us more about your latest release
My current single is a Christmas song named Christmas Day In America and it is on all music platforms. The song was released on October 13, 2020, and is doing very well with streaming on Spotify. Hopefully, we will have close to a few hundred thousand streams at the end of the holiday season as it is currently streaming on over 25 playlists. The Christmas Day In America Single is soulful, popular, melodic with a great beat. It was written by Anthony Wainwright and Produced by Gold Producer Dave Sevon Lyndsey. We are looking for this Christmas song to grow some wings every year and take off with continuous streams during the holiday season.
What inspired you to write this release?
I was inspired by having the holiday spirit and I always wanted to do a song that was reflective of how I feel during the holiday season.
Describe the writing and recording process
The song was written by Anthony Wainwright and Produced by Dave Sevon Lyndsey. We recorded Christmas Day In America At Dave Sevon Lyndsey’s personal studio.
Any plans to release a video?
Any plans to hit the road?
Due to Covid-19, all touring is on pause for now. Hopefully, 2021 will be the year to allow me to start back touring.
As an indie artist, how do you brand yourself and your music to stand out from the rest of the artists out there?
Currently, I am branding through all social media networks, ie, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and I market my music mainly through Spotify. I will eventually get back to touring in 2021.
Who have you been listening to lately?
I have always been a listener of Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, along with quite a few others.
Who are your biggest influences?
My biggest influences are Michael Jackson, Prince, Sly and the Family Stones, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Terence Trent D’Arby, James Brown, Lennie Kravitz, and many more.
Tell us about your passions
My passion is songwriting and performing. I am a performance junky. I love entertaining the crowds who come out to see me.
What else is happening next in your world?
I am looking forward to my new single in January of 2021 called A-List was written by Tealand Smith, Anthony Wainwright, and Dave Sevon Lyndsey and Produced by Dave Sevon Lyndsey. We had a lot of fun writing this song. The song is about an A-List female who want20s to spend time with me. We are shooting the video to this song in November and we are due to release on all platforms in January of 2021
Thanks for an awesome interview, Tealand Smith
Connect with Tealand Smith
Website: http://www.tealandsmith.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TealandSmithInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/tealandsmithmusic/Twitter: https://twitter.com/TealandsmithYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyL-_C0JDU5ODAabC-zyEJA