Chicago, IL August 8th, 2019 – r&b and soul singer Brandon James has released his new music video for the single “So Emotional.” To view the video please visit – https://youtu.be/i9IzxZyPbhU
“So Emotional” is a vocally driven, captivating song where Brandon James sings with absolute passion. His vocals are only complemented by the songs instrumentation, providing a minimalist background mix that gives the song an emotive, lounge atmosphere. Combined with the videos jazz like/live performance fill “So Emotional” as a song and a music video sets the tone for the r&b/soul singer. “So Emotional” was released to all major streaming platforms for download and purchase on April 26th, 2019.
Chicago native Brandon James was born “Brandon James Foster”. He states that he “started doing music as an outlet for depression early in life. I wasn’t very popular in school and I was considered a latchkey kid due to my mother’s work schedule and my father’s battles with alcoholism.” On a teacher’s suggestion to find extracurricular activities, Brandon joined the choir. He finished the eighth grade with a determination to elevate his understanding of music and succeed with his own music.
Constantly challenging himself to become better at his craft, he has taken voice lessons from Bobby Wilsyn, Ars Musica, and Andrew Schultze. He has played with Earth, Wind & Fire and performed at some of Chicago’s most notable venues including the UIC Pavilion and the House of Blues. Brandon has also earned a degree in music performance and business from the Columbia College of Chicago. Forever seeking to share his story and testimony, Brandon seeks to inspire, touch hearts and provoke thought with his music.