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Sep 09 Listen: VÉRITÉ – “Somebody Else”

Indie-pop musician Kelsey Byrne, best known as VÉRITÉ, dropped a surprise cover of The 1975’s fan-favorite and album standout ,’Somebody Else’. VÉRITÉ’s take on the song is transformative turning the sentimental, warbly sounds of the original into an upbeat, 80’s influenced, almost-sassy sounding affair. ICYMI, the NYC based artist will be going on tour with Marian Hill this fall. Check out their official site for more information on tickets and shows. Listen to ‘Somebody Else’ below.

Apr 29 Listen: VÉRITÉ – “Gesture”

VÉRITÉ! VÉRITÉ! VÉRITÉ! That is a name you should remember / be checking for as often as possible. If that is your first time actually hearing it, take time out of your day to discover the incredible pop starlet, right here. –– Today, VÉRITÉ returns with yet another brilliant indie pop record, this time titled “Gesture.” Gesture joins last month’s “Underdressed” and “Constant Crush” on her forthcoming Living EP. To us, VÉRITÉ is pretty much flaw-free at this point and this song explains exactly why. Every song, she breaks all boundaries, out-doing herself every chance she gets. Gesture is simply...more

Apr 04 Listen: VÉRITÉ – “Constant Crush”

Our crush on VÉRITÉ is more alive than ever! Her brand new song “Constant Crush” embodies all the reasons why we love the 25-year old singer. Through a smoky, mature sound, poetic lyrics and a banging chorus, VÉRITÉ reflects on falling in love with an idea. The song was written by VÉRITÉ, Anthony Rossomando, and Tim Anderson, who also served as the producer. “Take me home and watch me give it up. Chase some young ideas that I’ve dreamt up” sings the New York-based singer. The track is her second release, following “Underdressed”, off her upcoming EP “Living”, which will be released on May...more

Jun 09 Stream VÉRITÉ’s New EP Sentiment

Trendio’s Artist of The Week Alumni Kelsey Byrne, best known as VÉRITÉ, released yet another genius EP today. If you still don’t know who this up-and-coming songstress is, you are in for a treat! The new EP, titled Sentiment, includes the previously released pop gems “Wasteland” and “Colors” and two new songs, “Rearrange” and “Sentiment”. We have really high expectations when it comes to the rising New York musician and she definitely did not disappoint. Although the new track “Rearrange” is quite good, the true standout of the EP is the title track. “Sentiment” starts out as a sultry, slow jam and quickly explodes into...more

Apr 21 Listen: “Colors” – VÉRITÉ

Up-and-coming pop songstress and our one time Artist of The Week,  VÉRITÉ, just released the standalone follow-up to this year’s “Wasteland”. In true VÉRITÉ fashion, the new track is a hell of a tune, packed with poetic lyrics and soaring vocals. “Colors” was co-written and produced by MS MR’s Zach Nicita. The song premiered on PopJustice.com earlier today! Here’s what VÉRITÉ had to say about the song: “Colors was written over the course of a few days on my bed. I hadn’t yet met Zach Nicita of MSMR, who produced the track, which is more normal than it sounds. I had been...more

Feb 28 Featured: Vérité

VÉRITÉ, born Kelsey Byrne, is a singer/songwriter from Brooklyn. In the fall of 2014, her undeniable pop hooks and delightful voice caught the attention of big sites such as Billboard, Buzzfeed and Pigeons & Planes. The 24-year-old singer started performing when she was just 8 years old. Her drive and ability to write unbelievably catchy and honest songs gave her the chance to make a career out of this hobby. Her first official EP, Echo, is a bold collection of 4 indie-pop songs with sincere lyrics and entrancing melodies. VÉRITÉ’s first single Strange Enough, a dark and brooding minimalistic tune, was received with...more

Feb 28 Artists Of The Week (Feb. 27 – March 6)

We loved our previous Artists Of The Week so much, we are replacing them hours and hours later than we usually we do. If you didn’t get to check them out, they were Rozzi Crane, Leon Else, Hedley and The Avener. Respectively, they were chosen by Reneé, Jesus, Haley, and Sarah. “The 23 year old San Francisco native was featured on the very first Hunger Games soundtrack with Maroon 5. She’s also signed to Adam Levine’s record Label 222,” Reneé on Rozzi Crane. “Say hello to one of Interscope Records’ newest signees! Leon Else’s dark and sultry R&B-infused pop caught...more