Brenda Lee Reid

Brenda Lee Reid

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“The hairs on the back of my neck do a little dance when I hear Brenda Lee Reid’s singing. On many occasions I have been in the audiences that relish her performances.”

Biography

“The hairs on the back of my neck do a little dance when I hear Brenda Lee Reid’s singing. On many occasions I have been in the audiences that relish her performances.”

Singer Brenda Lee Reid captivates audiences with her unique, powerful and soulful vocals and has been known to “steal the show” with her passionate delivery. Her vocals have been compared to Eva Cassidy, Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raitt to name a few. Brenda performs in a variety of genres including blues, R&B, jazz, pop, rock, gospel and folk. Her main source of inspiration is Aretha Franklin.

Brenda discovered her passion and talent for singing literally in mid-performance! After landing a principal part in the rock musical Godspell, she discovered abilities not yet realized. From then on she continued living her passion for singing by performing as a guest soloist and lead vocalist at many concerts, clubs, festivals, gigs, corporate functions, musicals and events.

After forming her own band Brenda went on to record her first CD titled Lift Off comprised of 10 original pop/R&B songs.

Brenda's vocals are also sought after for live and studio performances. She has recorded lead and backing vocals on 3 CD’s including her bluesy-gospel rendition of “Silent Night” on It’s Snowin’ on Bowen.

Brenda has shared the stage with some of the music industries top Canadian musicians including Juno Award Winners Shari Ulrich and Valdy.

You can expect to hear Brenda Lee Reid captivating audiences with her bluesy rich textured vocals; giving it her all, at upcoming events.

“Brenda Lee Reid moves everyone through the instrument that is her voice.”

Lyrics

Do What You Wanna Do

Written By: Tony Dominelli

Well I was walking my baby home the other night
I could have sworn I was dreaming everything felt so right
He never gets too cold cause I hold my baby tight

The way he looked at me I thought he had something to say
He said I trust you honey in almost every way
I won’t forget those words till my dying day

He said do what you wanna do
Go where you wanna go
Say what you wanna say
Do you know what you outta know
Do you like what you see
Are you ready for me
Do what you wanna do

I never thought that one man could make me feel so good
Well I was burning hot like flaming firewood
He could stop me cold anytime he thought he should

Chorus

When you sleep alone night after night
I get a crazy hunger I know ain’t right
I don’t feel the need to mess around
My baby’s got the best rules in town

Chorus

Things Can Turn Around

Written By: Tony Dominelli, Geraldo Dominelli & Dom Merlo

Looking for the reasons why he said
He doesn't feel the love that you once had
It's too late to turn it around and start again
Looking back on all the things you planned
You thought that destiny was in your hands
Now you hang your head and realize

Things can turn around
They can turn around so fast
When you thought your love would last

You're trying not to think about him now
You never turn up your radio but somehow
With every song you see his face
How could a love that used to so strong
Suddenly become something that was so wrong
You wonder if you're ever going to try again

Things can turn around
They can turn around so fast
When you thought your love would last
They can turn around so fast
When you thought your love would last

Every day you think about
How good it used to be
Oh tell me, tell me, tell me
Is this how love was meant to be

Things can turn around so fast
Just when you thought
Your love would last forever
You're no longer together

Things can turn around so fast
Just when you thought
You had it all together
He's gone forever

Things can turn around

I See Your Face

Written By: Brenda Reid, Tony Dominelli & Geraldo Dominelli

It's been so long since I met a guy like you
It feels so good I don't know what to do
I'm on my way to a place that you won't be
It feels so hard to concentrate on anything

I see your face every single place
And I have to say I think about you night and day

I call your name even when I'm not with you
It feels so strange I don't know what to do
I feel your pull and I feel no compromise
Loving you it took me by surprise

Chorus

In this complicated world
I will find my way back in your arms
Find my way and I will be yours

Chorus

Discography

Lift Off (2004) - Brenda Lee Reid Productions.

Set List

Set lists are typically 3 sets of 40 minutes each. The repertoire is designed to suit the ambiance of the venue and it's clientele. The repertoire ranges from blues and jazz to folk, pop and rock.

Originals Songs:
I See Your Face
Things Can Turn Around
Gone
Goodbye
Do What You Wanna Do
I Don't Want Anybody
Most People
Freedom

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Cover songs include:
Ain't No Sunshine
Alright, Ok, You Win
As Long as I Live
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Baby All the Time
Black Coffee
Body and Soul
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Bridge over Troubled Water
Chain of Fools
Cold Cold Heart
Come Away With Me
Cry Me a River
Devil May Care
Do Right Woman Do Right Man
Don't Know Why
Don't Miss You At All
Drowning in the Sea of Love
Early Morning Rain
East of the Sun (West of the Moon)
Feelin the Same Way
Fields of Gold
Fine and Mellow
Fly Me to the Moon
Frim Fram Sauce
Garden in the Rain
Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You
God Bless the Child
How Can I Keep from Singing
Ho