Canadian pop-soul artist ColinResponse is set to release his new self-titled, six-song EP on October 27th, 2017. With a style and swagger reminiscent of a mix between Bruno Mars and André 3000, ColinResponse presents a full, dance-worthy sound backed by his five-piece band, including bass, guitar, drums, keyboards, trumpet, and saxophone. Hailing from Toronto, ColinResponse has been steadily gaining international momentum as a pop-soul artist and performer. As a well-trained multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, bass, guitar, piano, etc.) with close to 100 live performances under his belt, ColinResponse has shared the stage with industry heavy-weights, including Kardinal Offishal, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Wyclef Jean and Erykah Badu, to name a few.
ColinResponse has stood out from the competition on several notable platforms, including placing second in Shaw TV and Fontana North’s Urban Star televised talent search competition and first in the industry-vetted and fan driven Hennessy Artistry’s International Talent Quest, where his “She Dances in the Rain” (from his upcoming EP) beat out over 2,000 applicants around the globe.
With excitement towards his upcoming release, ColinResponse explains, “This album is a representation of my entire life up to this point. The music is a culmination of everything I’ve learned, it’s everything I’ve ever felt-the hurt, the joy, and the laughter. I made this album to empower people – to bring people together – to let people know that someone else has also felt those same things alongside them.”
Today, ahead of the October 27th release of his self-titled EP on October 27th, ColinResponse and Live For Live Music are proud to premiere the official music video for the first track off the ColinResponse EP, “#YouAlreadyKnow.” The music video for the track, which compiles thrilling footage from recent live performances, also features an interesting and strangely prominent visual theme: a T-shirt that the artist wears throughout with Fergie from The Black Eyed Peas‘ face on it.
Colin explained the origins of the Fergie shirt inside joke in a comment ahead of the video’s release. “We shot this video on tour, and literally the night before our last show, Fergie released her new song with the exact same name…’You Already Know,’ explains the singer. “I was like ahhhh Hell Naw! How you gonna play me like that Fergie!? <laughs> She didn’t answer any of my calls but, it was too hilarious not to take advantage of so, we decided to have some fun with it and put her in my video instead. The internet has a way about things, I’m sure she’ll eventually see it.”
You can watch ColinResponse’s latest music video for “#YouAlreadyKnow” from his upcoming self-titled EP below, exclusively on Live For Live Music:
For more information about ColinResponse, head to his website.