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Natia Daniel
Written by : Soca News
Location : United Kingdom
Posted : Tue 27 November 2012 : 9:00:00 AM

Natia Daniel is a new artist to the UK soca movement and with two releases under her belt we thought we would find out a little about her.

Are you a UK soca artiste or an artiste making music in the UK?
I consider myself a UK soca artiste, but I am open to mixing soca with other elements and areas of music.

You are relatively new to the UK soca scene, so tell us a little about yourself.
Well, I have a strong love for soca music, the culture and the people that come with it. I want to get involved in the UK soca industry and influence new and existing people into the same passion that I have for the genre.

My first personal discovery of music production was in my teens, learning an instrument, joining a choir and discovering the technical side to making music. Calypso music has been around me from a young age – my mother is St Lucian and listened to calypso and soca in the house all the time. Her dad was also a musician and played for a band called the Arawaks back in the 70s, which had a float in Notting Hill Carnival.

Carnival Time is the second soca track we have heard from you. What's the message behind it?
The message behind Carnival Time is to enjoy yourself, free up, grab your friends and family and have a good time. It’s the time of the year to stop worrying about all the dramas of everyday life and let go for some time. I want the people that listen to it to take it as medication.

What can we expect next from Natia?
Well, you can expect me to be making some more appearances through performances and events and new music for 2013

Will you be submitting an entry for UK Soca Monarch 2013?
Yes, I shall be! It will be my first time taking part in any type of competition, so I’m looking forward to it.

How can fans of your music find you and stay in touch?
The best way to keep up to date with me is through www.facebook.com/natiadaniel, www.twitter.com/natiadaniel and you can find me on YouTube.

 
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