Today on our Hot Seat we have singer/songwriter Brandon James with us.
Twist Online : First of all please introduce yourself to our readers.
Brandon James : Hello I’m Brandon James a Singer/Songwriter from Chicago!
Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get into music industry?
Brandon James : Music peaked my interest in 7th grade when I was battling depression and bullying. I had a super nice music teacher who took a vested interest in me and it’s been my passion ever since.
Twist Online : Tell us about your recent release “So Emotional”?
Brandon James : I wrote this song in a long session with my band. I wanted to tap into that R&B sound I traditionally fell in love with and this song came out of those efforts. It speaks to loving someone the right way after its to late.
Twist Online : What kind of response you have received from the release?
Brandon James : Feedback has been very positive! People have complimented the strong vocals and the solid instrumental performance from each player.
Twist Online : What’s your favorite music genre?
Brandon James : R&B/Soul for sure!
Twist Online : What’s the best part of being a music artist?
Brandon James : Being able to connect with people, God, and myself on a whole new level. Music is truly magical.
Twist Online : Have you set some goals to achieve?
Brandon James : I have! Working on my tour and really pushing the new music video for “So Emotional”. I am also booking up my monthly Showcase called “Soulful Sunday” here in Chicago that has really taken off.
Twist Online : Are you working on any new project?
Brandon James : Well when one project is done you always start on the next one right away! So yes more music and shows to come!