Gifted vocalist Siobhan Monique sings of truth in love

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    (December 29, 2021) As many artists finds their voice and purpose, their overall goal is to represent not only their musical gifts but their inner truth when communicating to their audiences. Siobhan Monique’s journey began as a nervous 12-year-old urged by her uncle to get up and sing. Moving forward, Monique shook off those nerves, eventually graduating from college in classical voice.

    Despite that training, the St. Petersburg, Florida singer/songwriter kept searching for more in her artistic direction. After establishing her own band, Monique finally found her calling - by addressing the current condition of humanity without conforming to what the popular musical climate dictated. Besides her original work, she has also covered material from empowering female voices from Billie Holliday to Erykah Badu.

    (December 29, 2021) As many artists finds their voice and purpose, their overall goal is to represent not only their musical gifts but their inner truth when communicating to their audiences. Siobhan Monique’s journey began as a nervous 12-year-old urged by her uncle to get up and sing. Moving forward, Monique shook off those nerves, eventually graduating from college in classical voice.

    Despite that training, the St. Petersburg, Florida singer/songwriter kept searching for more in her artistic direction. After establishing her own band, Monique finally found her calling - by addressing the current condition of humanity without conforming to what the popular musical climate dictated. Besides her original work, she has also covered material from empowering female voices from Billie Holliday to Erykah Badu.

    SoulTracks welcomes Monique for the first time with a track from her debut release, Jane Doe (Ancestral Funk). “Blind is The Man” addresses the heart of romantic relationships by emphasizing that judging strictly on physical appearances is an unfair situation. Beginning with a soft jazz soul soundtrack, the tension thickens during the latter half of “Blind is The Man” with a wailing guitar solo as Monique’s voice cries out: “I see you now.”  And her forthright lyrics cut to the absolute quick: “Do you understand/Blind is the man/Who’s just focused on my looks.” 

    With a gutsy attitude and an articulate, soulful voice, we can hardly wait to hear what Monique has to share next. Listen up.

    By Peggy Oliver

    Siobhan Monique – “Blind Is the Man”

     
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