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Brenda Carsey - Just Trying to Do My Thing (Music Video!)

Brenda Carsey just released new music on 6/6 Called Just Trying to Do My Thing.

LA Based Musician Brenda Carsey
Photo of artist Brenda Carsey, courtesy of BsquaredMGMT

About the artist: Brenda Carsey is a Los Angeles-based vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. Carsey has been studying music and performing since the age of five. From choirs, orchestras, and marching bands to soul, jazz, rock, pop, folk, hip hop, and electronic groups, cabaret stage shows, and solo projects, it seems Carsey has done it all. She plays both piano and guitar and performs both solo and with a full band ranging in size and instrumentation depending on the show. Carsey also produces electronic music and has been featured as an instrumentalist and vocalist on many projects in partnership with Netflix (Babysitter’s Club, Better Call Saul, Tiger King The Musical), The Voice, Joy Ride (award winning short film), Rapture (Versa Media show), as well as on albums by Whitney Tai, Cesar Saez, Phoebe Silva, Kid Lightning, Clark Chimp, and Feral Kizzy. Brenda Carsey has played at heavy hitting music festival Lightning in a Bottle opening for The California Honeydrops and Orgone, Feed LA Festival opening for Daniel Lanois and Lantz Lazwell, and Echo Park Rising Festival 5 years in a row to name a few. Carsey has toured the entire Western US (California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona), has toured throughout Alaska, and also frequents Nashville and New York. In her home base of Los Angeles she has performed on the iconic stages of The Teragram Ballroom (opening for Chris Ayer), The Hotel Cafe (headlined), The Bootleg Theater (opening for Karmic), The Moroccan Lounge (co-headlining with Livingmore), The Satellite, Harvard & Stone (headlined + residency) and more. Carsey is sponsored by companies Dexibell (keyboard) and Sennheiser (microphones) and has been featured in LA Weekly, Atwood Magazine, Culture Collide, Buzzbands.LA, and more. Carsey delivers an engaging, energetic show, seamlessly mixing a unique blend of musical genres. She has an unmistakably unique sound rooted in the classic pop diaspora. Carsey’s voice is uninhibited, mixing a syrupy sweet sound with a beautiful darkness and a vocal range with a potential of virtuosity. She will stop you in your tracks with poetic lyrics, fluid melodies, engaging chords progressions, funky rhythms, and a voice filled with passion and soul.

Song Credits: produced by Brenda Carsey engineered by Mark Rains of Station House Studio mixed by Mark Rains and Brenda Carsey mastered by Jett Gallindo of The Bakery Mastering songs, melodies, lyrics, and arrangements by Brenda Carsey lead vocals, harmonies, piano by Brenda Carsey drums by Kyle Crane bass by Nick Campbell guitar by Michael Day About the song: "Just Trying To Do My Thing" is the 1st single of Brenda Carsey's upcoming full-length studio album "Cognizance". An R&B, Neo-Soul track that celebrates the beauty of being true to yourself even in the face of judgment, pressure, and uncertainty. Step outside and express yourself and keep shining your unique self out into the world! Song Lyrics Just Trying To Do My Thing by Brenda Carsey © 2021 Brenda R. Carsey I refuse to sell out completely Make some stupid music just so you can dance to it, baby I’ve got truth to share and chords to play with I’ve got time on my side I’m just trying to do my thing I’m just trying to do my thing Let the spirit move me how it wants to I’m just trying to do my thing with you I refuse to be fake and shady Smile at your face then flip you off as you walk away, baby I’ve got truth to share and friendship to give I’ve got patience and kindness I’m just trying to do my thing I’m just trying to do my thing Let the spirit move me how it wants to I’m just trying to do my thing with you I’m just trying to, I’m just trying to do My thing with you Said I’m just trying to do my own damn thing with you


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