Atkinson is a talented young singer with a set of pipes that can compete with the biggest female songstresses. Not surprisingly, one of Dani's biggest influences at a young age was Whitney Houston. While Atkinson's style is markedly differently than Houston's - more of a folksy, rocky pop style - one can clearly see how the singer's powerful vocals take a cue from Whitney. As an example, Dani dared to take on the challenging pop ballad, Heart Attack by Demi Lovato - in an acoustic set, with no back-up singers!
Her original singles - Right in Front of Your Face and Dismissed - are catchy, radio-ready songs with a blend of heartfelt, soulful melodies and high powered vocal crescendos. Inspired by a personal experience with love lost, the songs are raw, emotional and relatable.
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