Christina Simos R&B singer “So Many Times”

Written by on March 14, 2011 in CD / DVD Releases, Gigs / Tours / Events, News To Shout About! - Comments Off on Christina Simos R&B singer “So Many Times”

 

                                             Christina Simos Bio Photo              

        Talented neo soul/avant R&B singer Christina Simos has been receiving a good deal of media attention lately. “Seasoned and sassy, this performer has a gift for upbeat hooks,” opines nationally-distributed publication, MUSIC CONNECTION.  “All About Me” is a late-’90’s sounding dance-pop number that’s catchy as hell…I’m In Trouble” is a sultry mid-tempo tune with a nice beat and ’60’s funk/soul vibes that we like.” Writes THE URBAN MUSIC SCENE, “talented to the utmost, Christina Simos is an artist who will hopefully breakthrough a crowded music industry…bridging styles encompassing R&B, funk, pop, rock, and singer-songwriter, Simoss full length All About Me can be described as a musical melting pot.” In a review of Simos’ recent performance at “A Touch of Class – And Then Some” Valentine’s Day Cabaret, WEST HOLLYWOOD PATCH said, “Simos exudes a saucy stage personality, soulful voice, and honest lyrics…(she) dazzled in a floor-length teal dress with jewels cascading down the front as she performed her single, “So Many Times” and captivated fans.” 

 

         Watch a video of Simos’ latest video for her song “So Many Times” here:

Christina Simos So Many Times Video  

                     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAqIXWKm0yQ&feature=email

 

        What you see is what you get with Christina Simos. one of the most unique performers emerging from the Southern California music scene today. Reminiscent of Tina Turner, this sassy lady sings from her heart and writes with her soul. Her songs chronicle her life – all the good, bad, and oh so dramatic. Born in Jamaica, Queens NY, with an instinctive feel for catchy, soulful grooves, Christina’s music is an infusion of R & B, dance, pop, rock and soul. Her lyrics are emotionally honest, sassy and heartfelt. “It’s all about the journey.” Christina says. “It’s about empowerment, connecting with others, finding your place and shining your light.”

        Her first break was in 1999 on MTV as a finalist with the MTV Wanna Be a VJ Too Contest. She beat out thousands of eager VJs but didn’t win. It was a devastating blow for her. “I thought that I was finally going to get my break.” Christina says. “MTV brought me back to audition for an MTV NEWS VJ but the Universe had other plans for me.”

        In 1999 Christina moved to West Hollywood to pursue her music. Over the last five years she has built a strong fan base in West Hollywood. She has performed at various venues throughout Los Angeles, Hollywood and San Francisco. Christina performs regularly at benefit shows and fundraisers raising money for Aids research and people in recovery. She is currently writing and recording music with Producer Eddie Hedges (Founder of Blessid Union of Souls) and singer/songwriter Michael Patrick Coughlin. Christina believes firmly in giving back to her community. She mentors at-risk youth and produces musical showcases for elementary children.

       In the winter of 2008 Christina made her debut back to musical theater playing the Heat Miser in Misfits directed by Tom Pardoe. (Best in Drag) In the spring of 2009, she received rave reviews for her role as the Gypsy woman in Cirque De’ Amazed directed by Jonathan Slavin (Better off Ted). Her hit song “All About Me” written with Eddie Hedges was a finalist in the 2008 USA Songwriting Competition. In June 2010, Christina performed in front of thousands on San Francisco Pride’s Main Stage along with Rose Royce, The Back Street Boys, Martha and the Motels and Andy Bell. She recently finished shooting her first music video “So Many Times,” with Michael Patrick Coughlin. “I’ve overcome many obstacles to get here.” Christina says. “My journey has been painfully beautiful and I want to show that no matter your age or your past, if it is to be, it will be. No matter what don’t give up.”

                                               www.christinasimos.com 

 

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