DC-native and singer/songwriter, Amber Mimz is dishing out good vibration and musical-love on this Valentine’s Day. Today, marks the official release of her new music visual for, “Start,” premiered by SoulBounce. Amber also dished on some details behind the project; Tim Anthony Forde directed the video. With this song, it is one to encourage everyone to avoid regret on this V-Day and to just ‘start.’ Amber Mimz spoke on it:
“We learn what we want through experience, lessons and sometimes regrets. Love shouldn’t be hard to navigate but if you never give it a chance you may never know. ‘Start’ is about the leap you didn’t take and I believe everyday is a chance to try again. On Valentine’s Day hopes are higher, optimism is in the air and for us singles it reminds us to never settle…. I loved working on this video because the beauty in what happens before the regret is depicted in the city of London, the landscape, the lights, the people, the PDA… the part where you fall in love with the energy. It was important to capture what can make regret disappointing and acknowledge the hardest part, to Start.”
In 2013, Mimz released her debut LP, The Life of Riley, and since has been working vigorously to perfect her artistry. The funky, jazzy, and soulful artist on the mic and with the pen, also produces. Not only does she do music, but she is a talented jewelry designer and hair stylist. She worked on becoming a well-versed individual overall, and a super live performer. She made her mission, alongside her band and team, to create an authentic sound so unique, but yet familiar to the ear. You can hear the inspiration from legends like, Minnie Riperton, Led Zepplin, and John Coltrane, but also new, soft, and raw much like, a Corinne Bailey Rae infused with Solange Knowles.
Her growth evolved into an EP, Three, which was dropped last Spring. The EP oozes with good juju and sheds so many layers of emotion and pure goodness. ‘Start’ is one of three on the epic tale of love and the leap of faith required to start.
Photo Credit(s): Amber Mimz’ IG