The renowned voice actress, known for her work in major productions such as “The Last of Us” and “Trolls 2”, Vic Brow, has just released her first album as a singer. And now, the artist is preparing to perform her first live performance, bringing to life the songs from “Nobody is So Busy Like This”, in a super show at Teatro Solar de Botafogo, next Saturday, June 3rd. To make the night even more special, Vic will receive the special participation of Clau, the voice of the hit “Pouca Pausa”.
With tracks that explore from self-love to irony, and culminating in “Bonita Sazonal”, inspired by a viral audio of the artist, Vic’s debut on stage promises to tell stories through the 10 tracks of the project.
At just 10 years old, Vic Brow received the awards for “Best Lyrics”, “Best Fan” and “Best Music” at the COEP Music Festival, held at the Legislative Assembly of Rio Grande do Sul. Before that, she was awarded twice consecutively at the Porto Alegre Book Fair by Habitasul, on account of two published narratives. In addition to being a singer and songwriter, Vic is also a voice actress and lends her voice to several characters, including the character Poppy from the Netflix series “Trolls”, which features music direction by Justin Timberlake. Her voice is also present in tracks by renowned DJs, such as DUX (“Tomorrow”) and JØRD (“Miracle”). In 2021, Vic started his solo career by releasing his first single “EU TÔ BEM (mal)”, followed by “Máscara”, ”
How would you describe your transition from self-love to irony in your music career?
I wouldn’t say there was a transition between those moments. They exist simultaneously and converse in many moments.
How was your experience going viral with the audio that gave life to your single “Bonita Sazonal” even before its official release?
Unexpected. I thought it would be a video very watched by my followers, but I didn’t think it would be a viral video that would bring much more visibility to my profile. It was a pleasant surprise.
“Nobody is So Busy Like This” is her first album in her career as a singer. What can fans expect from this album in terms of style and sound?
Well-narrative lyrics, powerful bass with a lot of groove, organic instruments at full blast and voice without intense autotune feature.
The track “Fofoca” is a partnership between him and drag queen Grag Queen. How did this collaboration come about and what is the message behind this song?
My team showed the song to her team. I myself would not show the song directly to her, because in my head she would never accept it. When I received the yes, I was stunned and very happy. I needed a feat with enough guts to support the PRIDE of being a gossip. The message is to normalize something that everyone does and is sometimes too embarrassed to say they do.
The video for “Fofoca” aims to rescue affective memories from his childhood. Can you tell us a little more about the inspiration behind this clip?
I put references in the clip to the streets of Bangu, where my grandparents live. Street closed by gates, with ladies in their beach chairs sitting on the sidewalk watching everyone’s life go by.
In addition to “Fofoca”, what are the other tracks on the album “Ninguém éTa Ocupado Assim”? How would you describe the range of styles and themes covered on the album?
All the singles I’ve released in my career so far. I would describe it as experimental and fun. Because in the end it was a big compilation of my first musical writings.
With the release of your album, you end a year-long streak of releases. How do you evaluate this phase of your career and what can we expect for the future?
A mix of relief for presenting something concrete to the world and knowing that I am capable of presenting a show 100% mine and not a cover + anxiety to understand what this artistic routine of a show, audience, press is like. I hope a lot of success hahaha
In addition to your musical career, you are also a voice actress and lend your voice to different characters, such as Poppy from the “Trolls” series. How do you reconcile these two artistic strands?
It’s very difficult to reconcile, but I do my best not to leave anyone in the lurch. In São Paulo I live the life of a popstar songwriter, in Rio I live the life of a dubbing studio. Airlift has already become routine.
At just 10 years old, you were already awarded at the COEP Music Festival and at the Porto Alegre Book Fair. How did these experiences influence your music career?
Receiving value for a work I did as a child brought an affective aspect to producing artistically. It certainly brought me closer to the act of writing and creating, because I had living proof from an early age that, despite being difficult, there is a possibility of being recognized for your art, whatever it may be.
What are your next steps after the release of the album “Nobody is So Busy Like That”? Do you have plans for a musical tour or new projects in mind?
Let’s do my first show in my hometown, Rio de Janeiro. The idea is to understand who in Brazil consumes my sound and study the possibilities of putting the album on the road.
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