Artist of the Week – Indya USL December 18, 2022 Artist of the Week, Section, USL Blog, USL StoriesHere’s some more info about the single and Indya:Kent’s Indya was first established in January 2015. Indya is the stage name of rock artist and songwriter “Laudez Rose”. Laudez trained in music at the Brit School for performing arts in Selhurst Croydon. She then went on to further her music training at Colins Performing Arts College in Romford, Essex where she studied for a professional diploma in Musical Theatre. Indya’s first ever live performance was playing for Noel Gallagher’s after show party for his High Flying Birds tour. She hired session musicians to play her set & it was here that she wowed the crowd with her unique sound. She has performed over the years for major artists such as Space, EMP, Republica, Toploader, UB40, Dub Pistols, Gun, Soap Girls, Shvpes, Sonic Boom Six, Nik Kershaw and tonnes more.Indya has played for big festivals such as Camden Rocks/ Weyfest/ Standon Calling/ Wildfire/ Hook & Gun Fest/ Harley Davidson Bike Festival/ Rah Fest/ Musicians Against Homelessness/ Local & Live Tunbridge Wells/ Girls That Rock Fest/ Hellfest – to name just a few. She has toured the UK 3 times & was due to be touring Las Vegas before the first lockdown. Covid hit & the tour was cancelled. But she is re-planning the Vegas tour as well as Amsterdam for 2023.Indya was featured on the Prog Rock compilation CD sold in WH Smith and Tesco with 3 of her tracks from her first album Rebel Music. Indya has also featured on the “Midnight Memories” music video for One Direction, and also featured in the Busted “That’s What I Go to School For” music video.Indya was lucky enough to attend the Prog Rock Awards in 2021 sharing a table with Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) and Dream Theatre. Since then, Prog Magazine have written about Indya in various articles, and online at Louder. Quoting Indya: “The new rock sensation” and “…has vibes like Def Leppard” Indya has picked up some great radio play from the likes of Johnny Doom at Kerrang! Radio, BBC Radio Kent, Total Rock, 2XS Rocks! & hundreds of other radio stations around the world. Indya has been working hard with her producer Richard Burton on her new album “Leather n Lace” which is scheduled for release in February 2023. Indya is set to make a comeback to the rock scene for 2023 with festival appearances, live gigs and tours. About the single:The song is about manifesting positive energy, Raising your vibration. It’s about the power of the universe and positive affirmations. It’s a message for anyone feeling a bit down, manifest your greatness, you can turn your back on all the haters! – INDYAFrom:Laudez Rose is from Chiddingstone, Kent, UKJosh De Mita, Louie Love & Andy Basiola are both from London, UKIsraelite is from LondonLive show band members:Josh De Mita – BassAndy Basiola – GuitarLouie Love – Drums**PLEASE NOTE** Indya is a rock artist (Laudez Rose) The band members are session players that play for Indya live. The record is made by Laudez Rose & Richard Burton. None of the band members have played on the record except the guitarist (Andy Basiola)Musical influences:Laudez – Madonna/ Pat Benetar/ Rush/ Heart/ Gwen Stefani/ Def Leppard/ Royal Blood. Live dates:Jan 14th – Dementia Aware FestFeb 11th – Camden Rocks6th April – Vive Le Rock Awards16th April – Heaven & Hell Fest 26th May – Call of the Wild Festival Marquee StageThe album will be on sale in HMV stores from February – dates and in store gigs to be announced.Social media Links: Tweets by IndyaOfficialhttps://facebook.com/IndyaOfficialhttps://instagram.com/indyabandofficialhttps://instagram.com/princesslaudezhttps://indyaband.comSpotify: Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.