Belinda Brady

Belinda Brady

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Belinda Brady's sound is a wonderful hybrid of folk, rock and reggae. She manages to encapsulate her array of influences into a cohesive groove oriented sound. Her performance experience will take her across the world and back.

Biography

Belinda Brady

Singer-songwriter Belinda Brady was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Belinda has been writing music and performing since the tender age of fourteen but truly started making waves in the industry as a back up singer, choreographer and dancer on the 1996 "Bombastic Tour" with reggae superstar Shaggy. Since then, Belinda has blossomed into one of Canada's most talented female artists, writing and collaborating internationally.

In 1998 her popular single "Flex" was nominated for a Juno. In 1999 another original "Too Late" won Belinda a Canadian Urban Music Award for Best Single, and in 2003 she was nominated for a second Juno for her song "Gifted Man" distributed by EMI on the Master T Reggae Vibes Compilation. Belinda has enjoyed commercial airplay across Canada and the Caribbean with singles "Want Something" and "Free your Mind" co-written with Farley Flex and produced by legendary duo Sly and Robbie.

With all of her experience and successes in the world of Reggae music it was a meeting with Farley Flex her manager and owner of recording label Plasma, that Belinda calls her professional break through. For the first time she found the courage to play a collection of songs that no one had ever heard. In her words to Flex, "I don't know if I should play these songs for you, they make me feel naked." Flex responded by saying, "Belinda, if these songs mean this much to you, then they're the only songs I'm willing to work with." One year later "NAKED" was completed. Featured titles on the debut body of work include "I Cried" , "Fly Away", "Get Out!" and "Lie Here" while other attention getters like "Kiss My Ass" and "Breathe" help to ensure that "NAKED" is a body of work that is sure to make waves internationally.

Belinda's approach to song-writing and vocals represents all of the musical influences that have inspired her artistry including Rock, Folk, R&B and Reggae. The music of Bob Marley, Joni Mitchell, Led Zeppelin, India Arie and Alanis Morrissette were the sounds and lyrical styles that motivated her to write with such meaning, soul and incredible passion.
Scheduled for release this spring, "NAKED" is a body of work that screams sensuality, maturity and honesty.

Lyrics

I Cried

Written By: B. Brady & P. Holung


Verse
Got your message yesterday
That you weren’t coming home
You needed some space
Wanna be alone
Couldn’t hold you back
When you told me so
But it hurt like crazy
Had to let you go

Chorus
And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried
Ooh yeah
And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried

Verse
Our pictures on the wall
Haunting me at night
Wake up feeling scared
My chest felt so tight
Reach for life’s great
While the tears they fall
Have no one next to me to hold
Staring at the walls

And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried
Ooh yeah
And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried
Lord I cried
Yes I cried
Ooh yeah

Bridge
Now that we never finished that
There’s no turning back, no
What we had once
Is now broken
Like shattered glass oh wow
Splinters cut my soul to pieces
I moan I moan
Moving on has been so hard
No more crying, no no
You’re out my heart
You’re out of my life
Forever and ever
No more pain

Verse
You moved on with that girl, yeah
What we had was a lie
In my search for peace
Hurts every time I try
Hurts every time I try
Like a hurricane
We were lost at sea
Felt so abandoned by you
Like a child I scream

And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried
Ooh yeah
And I cried, cried, cried
Cried, cried, cried, cried
Oh Lord I cried
Oh Lord I cried
Ooh yeah

I Love You Too Much

Written By: L. Bogin

You come into my life like a hurricane
(But I like the rain, I like the rain)
Spoken: You know say mi like the rain
I like the rain, I like the rain, ooh ooh
I like the rain, I like the rain

Verse 1
You come into my life just like a hurricane
My heart is torn to pieces
Won’t you put it together again
‘Cause one day you’re hot and the next day you’re cold
You tell me that you love me
But the only thing I know
Is that I..I..I

Chorus
I love you
I love you too much
Do do do do do do do do
And I don’t know why
I love you too much
Do do do do do do do do

Verse 2
You talk about me to your friends
You say I can’t do nothing right
Then you change your mind like mercury
You want to make love all night
You keep me at a distance baby
When I wanna hold you tight
(I don’t know why)
You wanna be up under me
When I feel like a fight

Pre CH
You know one day you’re hot and the next day you’re cold
You tell me that you love me
But the only thing I know
Is that I..I..I

Chorus
I love you
I love you too much
Do do do do do do do do..ohh
And I don’t know why (I do)
I love you too much
Do do do do do do do do
I don’t know
I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t why
I love you too much
Yea..eee..eee…eee..eee…eee.
(Spoken: Mi cyan’t get you outta mi head,
you a drive me insane
Is you have mi heart, A you mi check fa, You love mi a likkle bit…but you si mi love you too much)??
I love you too much
Every time
Yea..eee..eee…eee..eee.eee

You come into my life like a hurricane
(But I like the rain, I like the rain)
Do do do do do do do do
I don’t know
If I had to do it over I would do it again
But I like the rain
Yea..eee..eee…eee...eee…eee
Yea..eee..eee…eee...eee…eee
I love you too much
Every time
Yea..eee..eee…eee...eee…eee
But I like the rain

A you mi love every time

Fly Away

Written By: B. Brady, R. Bailey, A. Barnwell


The moment I met you
I knew you were the one
Hmm mmm
My mind was with another
All the while I knew
With you is where I belong
I promised I’de be faithful
Then I saw you in the words of a sad song
But love takes us places we don’t know
Will I be right
Will I be wrong…so wont you

Chorus
Won’t you
Fly away with me
Won’t you
Fly away with me (Fly Away)

Now here we are oceans apart
Thinking of each other
Trying to make things better
So many things
Tearing us apart
All these complications
Can ruin a heart
Now we are exposed
Everybody knows
How I feel about you
The old chapters now closed

Fly away with me (Fly)
Fly away with me (Fly away, Fly away)
Fly away with me (don’t you fly)
Fly away with me (won’t you fly)
Far away with me
I won’t let you go
Only you and only you and me
You can put your trust in me

Spoken:Words can’t explain
Exactly how I feel
But my heart is pure and it is real
Everyday you call me
On the phone
Telling me
That I am your heart and soul
But we can’t seem to make a compromise
Maybe too late
Before the two of us realize
We may lose what many people
Don’t experience in a life
In a lifetime

Chorus
Won’t you
Fly away with me (Fly Away)
Won’t you
Fly away with me (Fly Away)
Won’t you
Fly away with me (Fly Away)
Fly Away
Fly Away with me Away with me
I won’t cry no more
I wanna share my heart, my soul, my mind
Everyday with you
I wanna give it all to you
My love my heart my soul
You are everything to me….I love u babe

Get Out

Written By: B. Brady

Verse
Would you like to examine my head
I feel, yes I feel a little dizzy
I fed you I clothed you
And nothing was said
I submerged my deadlines my morals
Only to keep you happy
I let you into my life
And you took all you could take
You did it so carefully
Had nothing at stake
I’m just a little bit bitter
And I have nothing else
To say

Chorus
Get out, get out
Just get out
Get out, get out
Get out
Before, before
I lose my head
Before, before
I lose my head

Verse
My credit cards are missing
Ran my phone bills sky high
When I asked him about it
He only denies
The consequences of your actions
Have surly taken its toll
And I have made my decision
It’s time to hit the road

Get out, get out
Just get out
Get out , get out
Get out
Before, before
I lose my head
Before, before
I lose my head

Bridge
You mussi tek mi fi a brinks truck, brinks truck
Woa Woa oa
You mussi tek mi fi a brinks truck, brinks truck
Woa Woa oa
You mussi tek mi fi a brinks truck, brinks truck
Woa Woa oa

Get out, get out
Just get out
Get out , get out
Get out
Before, before
I lose my head
Before, before
I lose my head

Chorus until end

Discography

"I Cried" - Single
"NAKED" - Fall 2007

Set List

Love You Too Much
Fly Away
Just Because
I Cried
Get Out
Breathe
Crazy