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NEW SINGLE - this is what it means to be human - OUT 14 AUG - SINGLE - dead to me - OUT NOW



Singer, Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist Dani El-Rassi, known for her big voice and emotive songwriting, boasts a debut EP 'The Best Is Yet To Come' under her belt and a sold out a string of shows across NSW in 2019, including her sold out EP launch at Sydney's Oxford Art Factory. Dani proceeded to take her band on a tour of the country, playing shows all over Australia. 

Having performed in over 10 countries around the world, Dani has been invited to share the stage with Atlantic-Records artist Ben Abraham, Catherine Britt, Hollie Col and many others. With a variety of Festivals to her name, including Tamworth Country Music, Nimbin Blues n Roots, and Melbourne-based Soda Fest, Dani's newest single 'dead to me' displays a shift in her sound. The track attracted glowing reviews from Happy Mag TV and extensive radio play. With no slowing down in sight, Dani's new single 'this is what it means to be human' is available from 14 august via bandcamp or streaming services. 

Dani's sound is heavily influenced by the storytelling, pop-acoustic-folk vibes of Melbourne-born artists Missy Higgins and Ben Abraham, as well as Sydney's Dean Lewis, combined with the ballad-pop influence of Adele, Rhys Lewis, Lauren Daigle and JP Saxe.

Career Highlights 

Dani's critically acclaimed genuine and heartfelt approach has garnered radio attention and attracted esteem from her musical peers. After being invited by Melbourne Singer and Songwriter Ben Abraham to sing a duet at a sold-out show in December 2018, Dani went on to sell out her very own show at the same venue, only weeks later. Shortly after, Dani was invited by Singer and Songwriter Hollie Col to play on her Australian Tour. After Dani's successes to date, Dani looks forward to releasing new music and seeing the world at the same time!

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Dani El-Rassi live at Camelot Lounge

Camelot Lounge, Cnr 103 Railway Pde & 19 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville

With an Australian tour and variety of releases under her belt, Dani was in the process of planning her next Australian tour when Covid hit! After some time to plan, Dani is thrilled to announce a fresh new show at one of Sydney's most well renowned venues - The Camelot lounge.

Together with her band, Dani will be sharing new and old songs through her enchanting voice and her mesmerising and relatable stories, including her new singles 'This is what it means to be human' and 'Dead to me'.

NOTE: this is a seated ticketed event with tables available for 2, 4 and 8 people. try and grab a group of mates together to fill up one of the bigger tables if you can - this will help us out immensely <3

tickets via camelot lounge's website





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