Jersey Fresh Festival
Sounds Like: Sara Bareilles, Norah Jones, Ingrid Michaelson, Brooke Fraser
Label: Not signed.
Bio: Ever listen to a song and think "I totally know what she means"? Natalie Bermudez writes from the heart, hoping to capture her listeners ears and find them right where they are. She has grown as a writer over the past few years from experiences, her time at a Berklee writing workshop, co-writing,...See Full Bio
“On Sunday, Vineland singer-songwriter Natalie Bermudez releases her 10-song debut album. The 20-year-old will celebrate with a concert at the Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia. After 16 months in the studio, Bermudez explained how her focus now shifts from the creative to the business side of the music industry. During a recent interview, she was sweating an approaching deadline for her album's cover art. "Being an independent artist, I realize how hard it is to get through this process," she said. "Pop stars, people who are mainstream, they have people doing this for them; I have a very small team helping me out." "I'm my own record label, I'm my management company, my own publicist," she said, but looking pleased to be in charge. "I think it sums up the whole theme of the album," she said. "Most of my songs are about personal experiences and I feel like I've done just that — I have arisen from those experiences." The songs are intimate. Many are hopeful. ...Cont..”