The First Lady of Indo R&B Soul
When Barack Obama announced he would be running for President in 2007, Canada-raised, India-born Mira Veda (ck) admits she was not instantly impressed. Little did she know it would be the President’s encouraging words to her during one fateful meeting just years later that would define the direction of one of the most important albums of her musical career to date.
“A friend of mine who raised money for Barack’s campaign introduced us when he came to San Francisco and I stood there unimpressed, But one of the first things he said to me was, ‘We are one.’ I thought, ‘Wow, that’s the sentiment I’ve always had -- we are all connected by a thread’.”
It’s the same message Mira hopes to convey with her upcoming sophomore album, “Love Again,” to be released on October 10, 2010 independently.
To do so, Mira is taking the sound of “Love Again” a step further from her 2003 (ck) debut, “Infinite Love” -- which she describes as a soulful R&B album -