Deeyah’s first ever UK release the double A-sided single “Plan Of My Own/I Saw You” is released in the UK at the end of January 2005. Both songs are written and co-produced by Deeyah.
Born in Norway and living between the UK and US, Deeyah’s influences are varied and range from Madonna to Dr Dre to Metallica. This is no ordinary singer and Deeyah can’t wait to unleash her unique contemporary pop sound to the UK.
Deeyah wrapped up two amazing and successful tours across the UK in June/July as well as in Nov/Dec, 2004 where she connected with her ever-growing fan base and performed live sets in front of thousands. She has spent the past year working with the legendary producer, Darin Prindle, who has worked with Destiny’s Child, TLC, Madonna, Jermaine Dupri, Boyz II Men and Usher. Darin says, ‘Deeyah is a star in every sense of the word. She has talent, drive, beauty and most of all, intelligence which you must have in order to stay at the top once you get there.”In August 2004, she split her time between L.A. and Atlanta in the USA shooting a fantastic video for ‘Plan of My Own’ with the award-winning director, John Lindauer whose past clients include Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige, Lisa Stansfield, and Christina Aguilera to mention a few. The video has already caused a stir and will be on your screens in time for Christmas.
No stranger to success, having conjured up two critically acclaimed albums in Scandinavia, Deeyah is here for the long haul and ready to let her talent run wild.
The sexy popstress is already being compared and mentioned in the same diva list as JLo, Beyonce, Shakira, Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera.
Deeyah’s musical style has been described as guitar based R&B.
We will undoubtedly be hearing a lot more about this new star of pop that is DEEYAH.
Deeyah’s official website: www.deeyah.com