World Premiere: Castella is "So Into You" on new single

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    (January 7, 2022) When Castella was introduced via a First Listen in the summer of 2021, she made a notable impression on the Soul Tracks’ readership.  And her effortless vocals - whether on a delightful original or a rejuvenating cover – mold contemporary jazz and soul, generating magnetizing experiences. 

    After her ”day job” went by the wayside, Castella’s artistic journey was off to a favorable start, beginning with the 2019 EP, Thinking About You, which radiated with the Smooth Jazz Network and in several countries including Italy.  And her First Listen debut, “So Glad I Met You,” featuring trumpeter Willie Bradley and guided by producers Jeff Canady (Marion Meadows) and Darryl Swann (Macy Gray) resonated with a joyful celebration of discovering authentic love. 

    (January 7, 2022) When Castella was introduced via a First Listen in the summer of 2021, she made a notable impression on the Soul Tracks’ readership.  And her effortless vocals - whether on a delightful original or a rejuvenating cover – mold contemporary jazz and soul, generating magnetizing experiences. 

    After her ”day job” went by the wayside, Castella’s artistic journey was off to a favorable start, beginning with the 2019 EP, Thinking About You, which radiated with the Smooth Jazz Network and in several countries including Italy.  And her First Listen debut, “So Glad I Met You,” featuring trumpeter Willie Bradley and guided by producers Jeff Canady (Marion Meadows) and Darryl Swann (Macy Gray) resonated with a joyful celebration of discovering authentic love. 

    After a long two years, Castella’s 2nd project, Let Me Love You – The E.P, has arrived.   Besides “So Glad I Met You,” the E.P. includes two personal favorite covers. 

    In our latest SoulTracks World Premiere, Castella lovingly chooses a soft rock classic from the mid-seventies.  Wisely staying in her musical lane, the singer/songwriter reinterprets “So Into You” (Castella Music), a tale of love at first sight first recorded by the Atlanta Rhythm Section.  Though “So into You” was by far A.R.S.’s finest hour, Castella drops a winning wall-to-wall, soulfully delightful perspective that surpasses the 1977 hit, sprinkling the sensual and the sassy.  And the backing band led by Canady on drums spins the fresh grooves while preserving the hooks from the original version.

    Overall, Castella’s effortless vocal skills and musicality reshapes “So into You” into another memorable moment in her young career.  

    By Peggy Oliver      

    World Premiere
    Castella - "So Into You"

     
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