“With his new release, Beautiful Distraction, Canada’s Damian La Grange wields a personality and style that’s thoroughly fresh. It’s a lively, charismatic, piano-driven piece of pop fusion full of poetic, personal lyrics.” – Sodwee.com
Damian La Grange is a WCMA nominated indie artist from Red Deer, AB. He is a singer, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. The term ‘Gritty soul pop” (Alfitude.com) has been used to describe Damian’s music due to his blend of hip hop, r&b and indie rock.
Within one year of releasing music as a solo artist, he opened for the platinum artist, Coleman Hell and featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist with his track Beautiful Distraction. This placement garnered him over 45,000 streams on the platform and 7,000 monthly listeners. In April of 2016, Damian released his first EP Plot Holes. Since then, he has released three singles; Handouts, Beautiful Distraction and Life is Strange. Damian is also a Factor Funded artist through their Artist Development Program.
Previous accolades include performances at Boonstock Music Festival, Centre of Gravity and Canadian Music Week, as well as opening as direct support for the Billboard charting artist, Dirty Heads. Damian is no greenhorn when it comes to playing live; he played over 300 shows with his former band before embarking on a solo endeavor.
Damian is currently working with vocalist Emily Vay on a collaboration project which will be out in the summer of 2017.