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Soul Secrets EP digital download release date: July 28, 2015 from World Wide Vibe Records.
Contact: World Wide Vibe Artists Relations at worldwidevibe (at) earthlink.net
Watch the video for the song “Soul Secrets.”
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NYC rockers Faith are proud to celebrate the release of their new EP ‘Soul Secrets’ on World Wide Vibe Records.  Faith’s enchanting mixture of reggae, rock and soul is magnificently honed in 4 new songs; the upbeat title track ‘Soul Secrets’, the afro-delic, minimalist ‘Love of a Lifetime’, the funk-roots breakdown of ‘Lovers’ and the evocative, dub-stylings of ‘Carried Away’. Recorded by Wharton Tiers (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Helmet) and mixed by Kevin Tooley, the Soul Secrets EP is magical, moody and mesmerizing.

At the heart of Faith’s sound is bandleader, Detroit-born bassist/vocalist Felice Rosser.  Felice’s mix of baritone and falsetto vocals is distinctive; it demands listeners to take notice of her captivating and androgynous stylings. In addition to Faith, Felice is an in-demand performer, sitting in with a diverse range of artists including the Bush Tetras, Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart), Sal Principato (Liquid Liquid), Adventures in Bluesland,  Martin Atkins (PiL),  Ari-Up (the Slits), HR (Bad Brains) and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Drummer Paddy Boom was a member of Scissor Sisters, playing on their first 2 multi-platinum releases.   Paddy has also performed with Fred Schneider (B52’s), Carlos Alomar (Bowie), N’Dea Davenport (Brand New Heavies), Joe Jackson, the Pet Shop Boys and Manu Chao. Tokyo-born guitarist Nao Hakamada’s envelopes the textured sound with genre-bending, hypnotic and often improvisational tones.

“Faith has formed a musical style unlike virtually any other sound out there.” 
James Lien – CMJ

“If Nina Simone had a power trio with a rock/soul and reggae flair, it would sound something like this.”
Doug DeFalco (Talent Buyer, DeFalco Presents)

Felice Rosser “Sings in a voice both plangent and wailing.”
New York Times

“With sweet and powerful guitars and funky polyrhythms, Faith has developed an immensely colorful sound…tunes that are not rock, not funk, not r&b, so much as deeply soulful tone poems back by multiculti dream pop.”
Village Voice 

“Felice Rosser’s deep, purposefully exploratory bass lines established her long ago as one of the most consistently interesting and original four-string players in town.”
New York Music Daily

“There’s a reason this trio has earned a reputation as a gem of the NYC underground.”
Afropunk

Discography

2000 – Time to Fall in Love Again – Cool Baby Music
2005 – Faith Live at The Delancey – Cool Baby Music
2007 – A Place Where Love Can Grow – Cool Baby Music
2015 – Soul Secrets EP – World Wide Vibe

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