Canadian artist, noelle, is a 19-year-old emerging pop talent with a modern R&B edge. noelle has been singing since she was barely old enough to walk. Initially finding her footing through YouTube, noelle amassed a following of 94.2K subscribers resulting from her viral covers of timeless classics and today’s biggest acts, most notably Post Malone and Sabrina Claudio.

noelle was raised on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Ontario, in a family and community that surrounded her with music. Her upbringing exposed her to a vast range of musical genres, from Nat King Cole and Sarah Vaughan, to the pow wow drum and native wind flute from her Indigenous roots. Just like many others, noelle’s high school years were full of highs and lows, and music quickly became her outlet. Expressing her thoughts and emotions at her piano, coupled with a reality she sought to transcend, noelle began writing her own music as a therapeutic form of self-expression. The artists’ whose words she once personalized through her covers soon became the major influences behind her own music.

After graduating high school in 2017, Noelle signed her record deal with Wax Records, and has spent two years developing her sound to create a modern blend of R&B, pop, urban, and jazz influences. noelle’s pop ballad repertoire harnesses the powerful contrast of the darkness she sees in the modern world.

Her new EP Shades of Blue hosts a moody pairing of pop ballads, coupling thought-provoking lyrics with effortlessly haunting vocal performances, securing her spot as one of Canada’s brightest new artists. 

Of the title track “Shades of Blue”, noelle comments:

“Even though I wrote this song before we started social distancing, I feel like the song’s message is more relevant than ever. It’s a good reminder to reach out and check in on your loved ones - we never know who could be struggling.”

Shades of Blue is released following noelle’s debut EP Sad World. In support of her new EP, noelle will be holding a livestream concert on April 28th with MusicTogether, an organization in support of artist relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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