Canadian singer songwriter Bobby Bazini was born in Mont-Laurier, a small peaceful, sleepy woodsy town north of Montreal.
Bazini grew up in a tuneful environment there. Mountainous landscapes, with beautiful green pastures coupled with the fact that he was indeed in a music family; his dad, a guitarist singer and mom the vocalist of the family, country music was on the menu every night in the Bazini household.
Awestruck by songs at such a young age and far from the distractions of the big city, Bazini, with the help of dad, took up guitar playing and singing. His world was unexpectedly struck by the news of his parents’ sudden divorce, this was a painful time for the young man..
Then one day, he discovered at his grandmother’s house the music that would change his world and fill his heart, a full collection of Johnny Cash records. He quickly started writing his own songs.
This along with the rural setting became the canvas of his music. At age 16, his influences turned to Soul music as he discovered artists like; Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Al Green and Ben E. King. Through all this, the artist that was still the most comforting remained Johnny Cash.
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He could identify with this man. Ready and excited to finally introduce his work, he starts performing at local venues around town. People immediately took notice and gravitated towards him.
His voice, his unique tone and delivery along with his compositional style immediately touched all that witnessed it. The contradiction between such an old soul in such a young man’s body amazed everyone. His deep dark voice just did not match this thin good looking young boy.
In 2006 he quickly received invitations to festivals and shows.
In a chance meeting, a radio station from his home town was so impressed with Bobby that he sent one of his new songs to a manager in Montreal. The song ¨I Wonder¨ gets discovered! In 2010, Bobby Bazini, 21 years old, launch his first album « Better in Time ». This album earn him a Gold Record as well as a Félix for «English album of the Year ». He also been nominated at 2011 Juno ‘s Award for « New Artist of the Year » and « Pop album of the Year » categories.
The second Bobby Bazini’s album “Where I Belong” will be launched on May 27th 2014. The album has been record at famous Village Studios in Los Angeles with Larry Klein, well known bassist and producer in music industry.
The 1st single « Cold Cold Heart » release in august 2013 and the second single “Heavy Love” launched in February 2014 are both avalaible on ITunes and Zik.ca