Leela James LIVE @ SOB’s – Thursday, May 19th

Leela James, a favorite here at TheWaitingRoom, is doing a rare NYC show next Thursday, May 19th. If you’re not familiar with Leela, check out her video for “Tell Me You Love Me” below and get IN to her raw gritty vocals. Her sound is instantly recognizable and timelessly soulful. Leela’s debut album, 2005’s Change … Continue reading

Leela James LIVE for Walmart Soundcheck

Soul singer-songwriter Leela James recently had her San Francisco tour stop filmed for Walmart’s Soundcheck online concert series. Despite loving her since hearing her debut album, 2005’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come‘, I’ve never had the chance to see her live. Lucky for me, and other fans, the concert footage on Soundcheck great – unfortunately … Continue reading

Tell Me You Love Me [VIDEO]

Just last week I posted Leela James‘ great new single, ‘Tell Me You Love Me” – the lead single for her upcoming album, ‘My Soul‘ – hitting stores May 25th. Now enjoy the official music video, which finds Leela looking stunning as always! If you missed it last week, download the song itself here.

Tell Me You Love Me

If you haven’t heard the sounds of Leela James, the only person your hurting is yourself. Back in 2006 I was nearly obsessed with her debut album, ‘A Change is Gonna Come‘ – and have been patiently waiting for a new album of original material since. With a soulful voice that sounds years beyond her, … Continue reading