Zella Day's "Dance For Love" is a song from her long-awaited new studio album, "Sunday in Heaven."
Zella Day's third studio album, "Sunday in Heaven," will be released on October 14, 2022. The album comes after Powered by Love and Kicker, which were released in 2009 and 2015, respectively.
Zella Day, who was born on March 13, 1995, began recording music in her early teens and released her debut album, Powered by Love, independently in 2009.
Day was up in Arizona, where her parents collaborated to establish a café and art center in their little mountain town of Pinetop-Lakeside.
Zella Day was originally encouraged to play guitar by her mother as a realistic method of pursuing a long-term career as a musician.
Zella Day's early songs, penned soon after she picked up the guitar at the age of nine, were influenced by her parents' classic singer-songwriter recordings and the mysticism of the rocky desert terrain surrounding her.
Zella Day self-released her debut extended play, Cynics versus Dreamers, in 2012. Wax Ltd's Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry produced the record. The song "Simple Song" was used in the film Tooth Fairy 2.
Zella Day also released a version of The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" that year, which charted at number one on Hype Machine. On Spotify, the song has earned over 50 million listens.
Zella Day appeared alongside Sam Martin on Sultan & Ned Shepard's "All These Roads" in 2013. The tune, which debuted on Pete Tong's BBC Radio 1 broadcast in early October 2014, was praised by Billboard for its "ebbs and flows with harmonies and rhythmic changes."
"Sweet Ophelia" was released as the first single from the Zella Day EP in April 2014, together with the b-side "1965". Gianennio Salucci created the song video, which was published on April 7, a day before the 7′′ release by tastemaker B3Sci Records in collaboration with Zella Day's Pinetop Records, an offshoot of Hollywood Records.
On September 23, 2014, the Zella Day EP was released. Atwood magazine praised it as a "intangible fabric of sound and deep emotion, blanketing the pop, alternative, and folk genres."
The EP received critical acclaim and debuted at No. 16 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. The EP's last track, "Hypnotic," was chosen as an iTunes Single of the Week and eventually released as the album's second single.
Zella Day appeared as a guest vocalist on Borns' acoustic rendition of "Electric Love" from his debut EP, Candy, in December 2014.
Zella Day released her second studio album, Kicker, on February 27, 2015. Gianennio Salucci directed the video, which has received over 8 million views on Vevo.
Zella Day released her debut single "High" in May 2015, and she played it live on Conan the following month as her television debut.
Kicker was released by Pinetop Records and Hollywood Records on June 2, 2015. The album's title alludes to the ancient Arizona mining town where Zella Day's parents married, while also delving into poisonous relationships, breakups, shattered households, love, and desire.
"The music's spiritual resonance is certainly impacted by the Northern Arizona mountains that protected my creative force from any outside connotations of city mindset," she said of the record.
Day's most private but gloriously expansive album to date, it reached at number 65 on the US Billboard 200 and number 7 on the US Top Alternative.
Day's "own enchanted style" was complimented by Interview Magazine, while BlackBook Magazine remarked, "it's safe to say this girl's on her way to becoming a household brand."
Zella Day appeared on Carson Daly's Last Call with Carson on December 17, 2015. She sang "Hypnotic" on Late Night with Seth Meyers on January 4, 2016.
Zella Day's third national television debut was followed by a string of high-profile festival appearances, including Billboard Hot 100 Fest, Music Midtown, and the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Her performance at Coachella in 2016 drew the attention of Los Angeles Magazine, which described it as "hypnotic."
Zella Day appeared as a musical guest on Last Call with Carson Daly on May 4, 2016, presenting her newest hit, "Mustang Kids," live.
"Mustang Kids" was officially released on June 9, 2016 as the newest single ahead of a headlining tour in June, featuring a guest verse from Florida-bred rapper Baby E. and a music video directed by Tim Mattia.
Following her North American headline tour in June 2016, Zella Day went on to support L.A. neo-soul band Fitz and the Tantrums during July, followed by another supporting gig with Michael Franti and Spearhead in August.
Zella Day released the track "Man on the Moon" in October 2016 and announced a 7′′ release via B3Sci. In November 2016, "Hunnie Pie" was released digitally as a B-side to the 7" "Man on the Moon."
Zella Day sent a message on her social media platforms on November 29, 2018, announcing that she has been dismissed from her label and production deal.
On December 14, she posted a video announcement on her website, along with a new song titled "I Don't Know How To End." Zella Day joined Lana Del Rey on her LA to the Moon Tour in 2018.
Zella Day covered "For Free" with Weyes Blood for Lana Del Rey's The Norman Fucking Rockwell! Tour concert at The Hollywood Bowl on October 10, 2019. The song was later played at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles by the group.
Zella Day released a cover of "You Sexy Thing" on October 25. Day signed with Easy Eye Sound and Concord Records and released the songs "People Are Strangers" in April and "My Game" in May, accompanied with music videos.
Zella Day released an EP titled Where Does the Devil Hide on April 27. The news was followed in July by the release of "Purple Haze" and "Only a Dream."