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Electric Lady – Interview


Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)

PD: What type of artist are you?

EL: I am a guitarist, singer and composer, I am the frontwoman of the band. I come from Czech Republic and I love Rock and Funk music, my songs are in this genre.

 

PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.

EL: I formed Electric Lady in 2013, I play alongside a bass player and drummer.

The band launched in 2013 with the single “Storm”, which featured on MTV Europe. After arriving from New Orleans the same year, I won a competition of new talent ‘Blues Alive’ in the Czech Republic and Poland. In 2015, I released my debut album “Electrical”, which was recorded at the invitation of drummer Kirk Covington to in the USA in 2014. I completed and released musical material in the Czech Republic and became a corporate player of the world-famous brand Fender.

 In 2016 I started a collaboration with Ivan Kral on a new song ‘A Part of My Heart’ – Ivan Kral is guitarist who has worked with Patty Smith and Iggy Pop. In the same year, Electric Lady performed with Nik West and toured in the Czech Republic and Germany, as the opening band of famous Czech artists. The band played to over 100,000 people that year. 

In 2020, Electric Lady released her musical work Trilogy 2020 through Nemoros – KOBALT, on which I collaborated with English producer Nigel Lowis and other Czech producers. There are 3 music videos from Trilogy 2020 – which are the three biggest music videos in the Czech Republic, production wise.

 

PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?

EL: I am influenced by Lenny Kravitz, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Alicia Keys, and similar musicians…

  

PD: What are your dreams and goals?

EL: My dream is to one day stand on stage with Lenny Kravitz and play along with him to ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’ 🙂 I would like to have the wolrld tour with my TRILOGY. I have already prepared a name for it… Trilogy Tour!

 

PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?

EL: I am the songwriter and composer of all my songs. TRILOGY is about ecology, politics and civilisation

 

PD: How do you promote your band and shows?

EL: On our multi language website and our facebook page. Take a look: www.electriclady.uk

  

PD: What do you think about downloading music online?

EL: Why not, but people – Go visit live shows !

 

PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?

EL: A song about a better world where is everybody lives in peace, happiness and is awake. We are the world, we have to start to recognize what is right and what is wrong.

  

PD: What are some of your pet peeves?

EL: I love dogs, but I am sooo busy and still travelling, so I cannot take care of one right now.

 

PD: What is your proudest moment in music?

EL: There are many… When I was making an album in the US in 2014; When I became official fender artist player; When I represented CZ in the Thank Jimi festival in Poland for 11,000 people as the only Czech artist; When I won the competition Blues Alive;  Collaborating with Nigel Lowis and Nemoros agency CZ on Trilogy… There are lot of moments which are the highlights of my entire career. It is important to me that everything has happened, happened because of my hard work. That is why I am proud.

 

PD: So what are you working on at the moment? 

EL: Preparing my band for the show with lights and preparing for the Global Rock Summit in the USA 2022

 

PD: What music have you available online and where can we buy it from? 

EL: Everything is available on my sites on Spotify, YouTube, Deezer, Google Play etc,… visit www.electriclady.uk and find links to everything!

Electric Lady links: 
Band/Artist location – Prague, Czech Republic
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