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Captivating and full of energy!
Hi Crystal, welcome to LA Music Review! Tell us a little bit about you and your music.
Two-time award-winning recording artist, Crystal Starr, is the new POP-STAR Phenomena!
“The Girl with the Golden Voice” has captivated audiences all over the world through her well-crafted brand. Her colorful visuals, powerful voice, and pop-feel-good aesthetic are thrillingly mesmerizing. Crystal’s fun and unique style has a modern-day twist to ‘80s and ‘90s pop music. Along with being a singer, songwriter, producer, CEO, philanthropist, and founder of Little Voices, Crystal Starr is an artist with music in her soul and purpose in her heart.
The talented and bilingual artist, born to a Puerto Rican mother and an African American father, recalls growing up surrounded by music. Whether it was Madonna, Prince, or Salsa, Crystal had a full experience of different music genres, many of which have influenced her musical journey. Her distinctive voice and stage presence are often compared to the likes of Beyonce, Mariah Carey, J.Lo, and even Whitney Houston.
At only sixteen years of age and without a single voice lesson prior…
Crystal landed her first professional gig singing for pop sensation Jessica Simpson. Since then, she has been unstoppable as she’s shared the stage with major artists like Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, John Legend, Paul Stanley, Drake, Lady Gaga, The Jacksons, Pitbull, Neo, and more.
In 2011, after having seen first-hand the many hardships and disappointments foster kids endure, Crystal realized she could combine her passion for music and serving others to help represent those who feel they are voiceless. Crystal is the founder of Little Voices Nonprofit, which has impacted over 1 million young lives in foster care and inner city youth. As seen on tour, Crystal Starr’s powerful voice and high-energy dynamic stage presence continues to captivate her fans worldwide.
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Congrats on the release! What was your inspiration when you were writing this project?
Released on August 12, 2022. Crystal Starr has built a reputation that continues to emerge as one of the most talented performers today. With her powerful vocals and fun modern twist on ‘80s and ‘90s pop music, “Head Over Heels” is a catchy song that will have you reminiscing about that special someone.
I wrote the song based on the love I saw my grandparents have for each other growing up. The type of love that doesn’t fade, or envy, or leave when someone gets upset at one another. The type of love that is not selfish and self-seeking.
Crystal Starr attracts fans of all generations as a singer who sets the mood and never wants to lose her sense of love.
The song “Head Over Heels” showcases the dance rhythms and melodies…
to convey the message of a long-lasting connection. Crystal boldly defies her craft so that listeners can feel what she feels. The song sheds light on the vision of relationships that are extraordinary and encompass raw emotion. Crystal says, “My grandparents didn’t just cancel each other when they disagreed. They worked through it and respected each other.”
Paying tribute to a few of Crystal’s influences in her life, specifically her grandparents, there’s no denying that they hold a prominent place in Crystal’s heart and in her career. The singer adds, “I think our world needs a little more love and compassion in today’s society.”
What is your vision for this song?
“Head Over Heels” enters a time machine into the fleeting feeling of the 80’s,
the soundtrack of endless love and ruthless hope. As an artist, she encapsulates the iconic pop stars of the past and present: J.Lo, Alicia Keys, Aaliyah, and Whitney Houston. The singer has been entrancing audiences and sharing stages with Jessica Simpson, Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, John Legend, Paul Stanley, Drake, Lady Gaga, and many more. The singing sensation of today’s music is the definition of a phenomenon that’s about to headline her own U.S tour.
Anything else we should know about it? Upcoming events?
On August 13th, at 6:00 PM, Crystal will be hosting a Little Voices’ ‘Paint Night Under the Stars’ with live music, food, wine, canvas, and raffles. The event is to raise money for foster kids. Guests are encouraged to bring a backpack, which will be given to Hillside Foster Home for children in care. Those who participate in the donation will receive five free raffle tickets. To purchase tickets to the event, please visit the Little Voices website.
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