Burgeoning singer/songwriter Sye Elaine Spence today premieres the visual for “Is This Love,” from her EP ‘Bloom.’ Click here to watch “Is this Love.” For the visual Sye collaborated with Indianapolis-based production company, A Million Other Things. “We were captivated by the story that the video footage told within itself of togetherness, joy and love,” she says. “I think of my music as a soundtrack, capturing a moment or feeling in time.” The Bob Marley cover has been a favorite with listeners and featured by Feel Up Records, the Brooklyn-based indie record label founded by Major Lazer’s own Jillionaire, for free download.
Sye is also featured as an ‘Artist to Watch’ in the June issue of French arts & entertainment magazine TSUGI. “Bloom” continues to garner amazing reviews as media and listeners here & abroad discover the sound of Sye. Vocally she has been compared to Laura Mvula and Corinne Bailey Rae, but is truly bringing something completely her own to the sound table. “Bloom” is available on iTunes and at digital providers.
Sye Elaine Spence is a singer/songwriter from New York City, currently residing in Atlanta, GA. As a songwriter, she has collaborated with various artists in the New York City indie music scene since 2008. She also records and performs as a solo artist, and has previously released projects under the names We Are The Arrow, Sye Spence, and Elaine.
“Bloom” EP Now Available
“…beautifully simple. In a sound-scape filled with blips, synths, machine gun hi-hats, and vocal effects, hearing a single voice over a gently plucked banjo is a change of pace—a very nice change of pace.” – Pigeons & Planes
“Spell-binding… Sye Elaine Spence provides a nostalgic ambiance to her genre-blending sounds. Her relaxed vocals pivot softly behind the gentle banjo strings and sensual synths creating experimental music that ‘transports you to a more peaceful place.’ Her sweet vocals provide a calming melody fortified with good vibes.” – Saint Heron
“…pure definition of beautiful soul music. Sye Elaine Spence’s ‘Bloom’ EP is a breath of fresh air in the world of singers.” – The Source
“Sye Elaine Spence expels magic one enchanting note at a time …She is a storyteller, and with every pluck of the acoustic accompaniment, a truthful narrative of love and pain is exposed. Though short-lived, ‘Bloom’ is spellbinding, proving Sye Elaine Spence a master of her craft.” – The Couch Sessions
“Atlanta’s Sye Elaine Spence gives us a gorgeous collection of minimal and soulful folk music on her ‘Bloom’ EP.“- Giant Step
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