Toronto's Saya Gray lives a life led by music.
Working as a touring bassist last year, she used her down-time to focus on her own work, jotting down sketches and voice notes when she could.
Turning these into fully fledged songs, the DIY pop auteur has constructed a vivid, wholly unique voice.
New song 'ZUCCHINI DREAMS (AUBERGINE MEMORIES)' continues her rise, and it's a family affair - those snatches of electric guitar are from her brother, while the Japanese phrases are voiced by her own mother.
A truly original offering, Saya Gray's ability to bend alt-pop tropes to fuse something innately personal comes from an honest place.
Lyrically astute, 'ZUCCHINI DREAMS (AUBERGINE MEMORIES)' somehow pulls off that trick of being both bluntly honest and imaginatively poetic.
Tune in now.
Photo Credit: Yannick Anton
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