Photo Credit: Jennifer Irving Photography
Apryll Aileen is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter from Saint John, New Brunswick.
Her smooth vocals and alluring stage presence make Apryll Aileen a fan favourite at music festivals worldwide. Aileen transcends genres, creating her own undefinable sound with influences coming from pop, electronic, folk and R&B. She doesn’t imitate – she creates.
A hybrid of two polarities, she blends melodic songwriting and vocal tones from artists such as Miley Cyrus and Adele but with the storytelling edge of Stevie Nicks.
Like a lightning bolt, her personality is charged with charisma and passion. You’ll feel her energy when she enters the room and the vulnerability and authenticity in her vocals will hit you right in the gut. Chock full of captivating lyrics and melodic hooks, her songwriting will leave you saturated in all the feels, wanting to dance but also, contemplate life.
Aileen loves to hear that her music inspires others, especially young women. She broke up with her corporate love affair on Valentine’s Day in 2014, and never looked back.Trading in the computer keys for the piano keys, she toured around the world, from Los Angeles to London to France. Her band in Los Angeles includes Toshi Yanagi and Jimmy Earl (players for Jimmy Kimmel Live!). She is thankful to her fans and mentors.
Her second album “Bad Things” drops this summer and in August, she will be touring to Niagara Falls, to perform for Canada Games.
Credits: The Family Channel, BBC Worldwide, “Butterflies” short film in 2014 by Emmy® Award-Winning Director Cayman Grant.
HONOURS, AWARDS & SHOWCASES
– Canada Games performance (Niagara Falls) August 15th, 2022
– East Coast Music Awards Showcases “Two for the Show” and Pop Showcase May 2022
– Area 506 Festival with Grammy Nominated Measha Brueggergosman August 2021
– KIRA (Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts) September 2021
– “Home” nominated for Music NB song of the year
-”Wild Wolvez” nominated for Music NB music video of the year
– Canadian Music Week, East Coast Music Awards & Music New Brunswick 2021
– IMSTA FESTA Songwriting Competition (Los Angeles) 2018
– YWCA Arts, Culture & Design Award 2017
– Bell Media Scholarship for Canada’s Music Incubator (Toronto) 2017