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Introducing: Fatai

Born in Melbourne & now living in Chicago, Fatai is a singer-songwriter channelling her Tongan roots via gospel influences...and her love of Disney.

The Sound

Soulful gospel influences and subtle acoustic guitars draw comparisons to Tracey Chapman but the depth of Fatai’s voice produces something akin to a stripped back Whitney Houston session. Check out  her debut single Purple below…

The Story

Fatai grew up in a musical family surrounded by gospel and the music of the islands of Tonga though, as she admitted to she didn’t really appreciate the depth of those influences until she was older. Fatai first reached a wider audience on The Voice Australia where her rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s Songbird blew judges away. Her fan-base grew still wider when her cover of a track from Frozen was included on a Disney compilation. Empowered by these experiences Fatai moved to Chicago and self-released her debut EP Undone on which each track was recorded live in her back yard.

Essential Tracks

Fatai – Hide & Seek (Blue)

Fatai – Diamonds (Rihanna cover)

Where can I see Fatai live?

Check out Fatai’s upcoming live shows in the UK including her headline show at London’s Lexington on Thursday September 13th right here at

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