Miray

Miray

 Oakville, Ontario, CAN
SoloR&BSinger/Songwriter

Miray's style fuses elements of 70s and 80s motown, jazz and pop, cleverly calling her songs as Mopop. Her creative approach reflects the interesting environment she was raised in, for her artistic expression combines the beauty and subtle nuance of the east, with the bold excitement of the west.

Biography

For Miray, music has always been a family affair. Growing up listening to her Jazz pianist mother and acclaimed Detroit native Jazz/Motown guitarist father, Miray developed a strong interest in music from a young age. I would have music for breakfast, lunch and dinner, laughs Miray.

Miray draws inspiration from genres including Jazz (Dianne Reeves, Molly Johnson) Motown soul (Whispers, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire) and old school R&B as well as vintage synthpop and jpop yet her greatest musical influence continues to be her parents.

As for Miray’s music, like her multicultural background it is quite difficult to label her songs into a single category. Her style fuses elements of 70s and 80s motown and synthpop, cleverly calling her songs as Mopop. Miray’s creative approach in songwriting reflects the interesting environment she was raised in, for her artistic expression combines the beauty and subtle nuance of the east, with the bold excitement of the west. Although Mirays upbringing has certainly been unique, her idea of sense of belonging has always been a challenging theme throughout her life. In her music, Miray wishes to share her experience in both English and Japaneseand her global mindset in the hope that she will connect with a wide range of audiences around the world, while representing herself as an artist without borders.

Lyrics

Risky Business

Written By: Miray

Never knew never knew time flies so instantly
when you cross my mind
Cannot sleep can’t concentrate
Oh~Oh
Can I know that it’s true when I’m constantly tuning out
Need to mute my thoughts
Your a song in my head

In my mind
I’m satisfied
So elated
Still so shy

Why oh why
Do I keep on holding back this feeling inside?
Try I try
Not to fall so hard
In this risky business...called love

It’s been said when it’s love then you know
Oh so ambiguous
Wish they were more logical

In my mind
I amplify
The little things you say
Turns me on

Why oh why
Sharing all the careless moments made me realize
Try I try
Not to fall so hard in this risky business
business called love

Now you want to seal the deal
Am I ready for something real?
Yeah maybe this time

Why oh why
Do I keep on holding back this feeling inside?
Try I try
Picking up the courage that I left far behind
High so high

Why not enjoy this risky thing called love

Oh yeah...

Future Boy

Written By: Miray

Future Boy

Written by: Miray

Future Boy
I heard that you were
All alone
Feeling broken hearted
That girl you see
Does not deserve your attention
'Cause she thinks your just a game

Future Boy
It seems your better
Off alone
Until we meet each other
Just wait and see
It's not that far
Let me guide you
and remind that you are mine

Feels like I've known you for so long ago
But you don't know me
You've never ever known me
Now that I see you looking at me
Let's do the talk and
The rest is history

*Chorus is in Japanese*
Mirai wa mienai kedo
(I may not see the future)
Anata wa watashino HERO
(But I know that your my hero)
Mada mienu tenkai ni
(How the story would unfold is yet unknown )
Kokoro ga afurete
(But my heart)
Shimau no BABY
(is filling up Baby )

Future Boy
I hope your ready
Look ahead now
Your wish is my command boy
Just wait and see
'cause time will tell
All the reasons
why your heart belongs to me

Feels like I've known you for so long ago
But you don't know me
You've never ever known me
Now that I see you looking at me
Let's do the talk and
The rest is history

*Chorus is Japanese*
Mirai Wa Mienai Kedo
(I may not see the future)
Anata wa watashino HERO
(But I know that your my hero )
Mada mienu tenkaini
(How the story would unfold is yet unknown)
kokoro ga afurete
(But my heart)
shimau no BABY
(is filling up baby)

Time is just an optical illusion
Sure chigau keredo demo
(We keep missing each other)
To o mawari shita houga
(But taking the long way)
Tanoshimi fueruno
(makes things more exciting)
You've got me goin' crazy

Can't wait to hold you in my arms
And...

Dadidadida~

With you and me...

[Chorus Repeat]

[Outro]
Soul to soul
We meet and there's a fusion


Colourblind

Written By: Miray

It’s been raining since you left that night
Mist and heavy clouds hide my heart
Staring at the picture I hear your voice
Repeating in my head...in my head

Time can be so cruel it won’t wait for me
Wish there was a pause and rewind
But I know I must face the reality
We’re no longer together you’ve changed and walked away

When times are tough I close my eyes and collect
All the pretty little shades of memories we shared
There never was a dull moment
Without you the world has turned to grey
I know it’s never gonna be the same
I guess I’ve turned
Colourblind

How is it that I am still standing here
How could I forget those words left behind
The canvas we have painted is waiting to dry
And I’m sure that is why you are always on my mind

When times are tough I close my eyes and collect
All the pretty little shades of memories we shared
There never was a dull moment
Without you the world has turned to grey
I know it’s never gonna be the same
I guess you’ve turned me
Colourblind

I remember you showed the beauty
In all of the simplest things
I would never have known
How strong the
Power of love can be

When times are tough I close my eyes and collect
All the pretty little shades of memories we shared
There never was a dull moment
Without you the world has turned to grey
I know it’s never gonna be the same
I guess you’ve turned me
Mmm...

When times are tough I close my eyes and collect
All the pretty little shades of memories we shared
There never was a dull moment
Without you the world has turned to grey
I know it’s never gonna be the same
I guess you’ve turned me
Colourblind

Set List

Risky Business
What you do to me
Future Boy
Colourblind
Where have you gone
If That's alright
Inspaya