IYCM wishes CD would whisk us far away on a fluffy cloud that's made out of her dreamy vocals for a week or two; however, until this fantasy comes to light, we will continue to indulge in said dreamy vocals that were delivered on her newly released single 'Me too'.
Produced by well-known Burn City producer Eleftherios, and written by CD, who was accompanied by her piano, Me too is a decadently layered piece of work that exposes matters of the heart, enveloped in angelic notes of melancholy and displeasure towards a lover who appears to be too wrapped up in themselves.
With Samuel Cox on the guitar, Michael Cooper on the keys, Gene du Vergier on the drums and Lao, who also provided vocals, the listener is invited to follow the narrative by the tone of each element that's been incorporated.
"When I first came up with the chords for this song with my piano teacher, I told myself I had to write one of my best songs using them because I was so in love with how they sounded, and I wanted it to be something I could play live all the time. I wrote the song out of pure emotion and intended to make a catchy song that people would enjoy listening to. When I decided I wanted to release the song a couple of months ago, we went back in and made numerous alterations to the production with live instruments and adding new sections. It was important to do that, so it didn't represent me as an artist two years ago, but it represented who I am now. I want my music to be as honest and representative of me as possible." - CD
Growing up, CD watched music videos on MTV and jammed with her parents in the car to old-school R&B, Rap and Hip Hop music.
"My whole family has always loved music." - CD
Her first singing lesson was roughly around the age of 5, which was followed by dancing lessons, and a few years later, she began her piano lessons. The time invested in music has definitely contributed to the well roundness she presents as an artist. When diving into who has inspired CD currently and through the years, artists such as Erykah Badu, SZA, D'Angelo, Beyonce, Solange, Sade, Lauryn Hill, JMSN and Frank Ocean have all played a part in her journey.
"I'm also super inspired by the local artists in Burn City who are currently making waves and showing us all that anything is possible." - CD
Even though 2020 has come to a halt, there is an abundance in store for CD this year, with further music releases expected on the horizon, including collaborative projects, and by the end of the year, she aims to make her mark. Be sure to stream Me too by CD on our In Your City Music playlist on Spotify and follow CD on the gram to stay updated with her releases (play_cd).