Ask SOCA superstar ALISON HINDS what she wants her music to convey and she replies, More than anything, I`m hoping to expose the world to my music and for people to really appreciate and say yes to it. It`s infectious, and happy but can still say something and touch lives. SOCA is what I`m known for, so I want the music to represent who I am. Â"
The intoxicating musical movement known as SOCA (popular dance music of the SOuthern CAribbean) is rapidly gaining popularity among music lovers around the globe. It is a sexy and uplifting music known for its infectious rhythms and spirited spicy lyrics that inspires jubilant audience participation albeit with waving hands and flags to swaying hips, all in a ritualistic celebration that exemplifies life today in the Caribbean. ALISON HINDS is poised to become a major force in the eruption of innovative urban-influenced Caribbean-based artists such as fellow-Bajan popstar Rihanna, Sean Paul, or Shaggy, who are changing the face of music worldwide.
Crowned the undisputed Queen of SOCA Â" by fans worldwide, her powerful, emotional vocals and high-energy live shows are legendary to Caribbean music fans. So it`s fitting that ALISON`s much anticipated solo debut is entitled SOCA QUEEN. Featuring production from heavyweights like Salaam Remi (Nas, Fugees, Amy Winehouse), SOCA QUEEN is the album Alison was born to make. Offers ALISON, Â" I see myself as a modern singer. So many genres of music influenced me and my cd reflects that eclecticism. Â" With its mix of high energy to mid tempo and a soulful ballad Island Girl Â", SOCA QUEEN is an opportunity for ALISON to expand SOCA`s boundaries.