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Basha: Faith

A contemporary R&B cut framed in a lush strings-drenched production.

Basha: Faith

By Kerry Doole

Basha - Faith (AWAL): This recently-released track is the debut single from Toronto singer/songwriter Basha. It was recorded and produced in Toronto and mixed by noted engineer George Seara


Based on this cut, Basha’s sound fits neatly into the contemporary R&B sound that is now au courant. His plaintive vocals are framed in a lush strings-drenched production, until staccato beats take centre stage for the final minute.

The song is accompanied with a moody video clip, directed by David J Redman, shot in Hamilton, and supported by FACTOR.

A press release notes that "Faith is rooted in the frustrations of a nationwide lockdown and captures the raw emotion of reaching a breaking point that lives inside all of us. Whether it’s triggered by a pandemic or a relationship, that moment when we start to question our ability to get through another day… that moment when we question our 'faith.'"

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Basha reportedly spent nearly 18 months locked down in his Toronto apartment during the pandemic, each night spent writing, creating, performing, producing, and refining his sound. A debut mixtape is anticipated later this year, and will merit watching out for.

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Management: Steve Jones

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