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Diamond Cafe Lights Up the Scene with “Slowly Fading” and Announces Tour Dates

  • April 5, 2024
  • 2 min read
Diamond Cafe Lights Up the Scene with “Slowly Fading” and Announces Tour Dates

Diamond cafe, slowly fading, pop music, dance music
Diamond Cafe unveils his new single “Slowly Fading,” an upbeat anthem paired with a music video featuring actress Maddie Phillips (known from “Gen V” and “Teenage Bounty Hunters”). This track follows the release of “When You Can’t Resist” and includes a self-directed video shot during a late night in Vancouver. The video gives a nod to Laura Dern’s iconic role in the 1990 movie “Wild At Heart,” emulating its distinctive style.

The single “Slowly Fading” explores themes of ephemeral love and dreams just out of reach, capturing the essence of love as if experienced in a dream. With production by the celebrated GRAMMY award-winning POMO, known for his work with Free Nationals, Anderson .Paak, and SG Lewis, the track highlights Diamond’s smooth falsetto and elegant style. See “Slowly Fading” below:

Diamond Cafe is set to bring his captivating live performance on tour this spring and summer, opening for Canadian artist TALK, and has announced a performance at the Festival D’ete in Quebec City, with additional dates to be announced.

Recognized as Amazon Music’s Artist To Watch for 2024 and praised by Pitchfork as a “Pop-Funk Prodigy,” Diamond Cafe stands out with his blend of refined R&B and sleek pop. In 2023, he built a dedicated fanbase, sold out multiple live shows, and released “Diamond Cuts,” a compilation of remastered fan favorites. His distinct vocal talent and stage presence have drawn acclaim from celebrities like Zack Fox, Anderson .Paak, Lewis Hamilton, and El DeBarge, who performed a duet with him at his debut show in LA, distinguishing him in the contemporary music scene.

Discover “Slowly Fading,” check out Diamond’s tour dates, and look forward to more music from Diamond Cafe soon.

Upcoming Live Dates

* = Supporting TALK

4/30 – Winnipeg, MB @ The Park Theatre*

5/1 – Saskatoon, SK @ Coors Event Centre*

5/3 – Calgary, AB @ The Palace Theatre*

5/4 – Edmonton, AB @ Midway*

5/6 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom*

7/6 – Quebec City, QC @ Festival D’ete


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