Alyssa Bernal, new single “Cali Cali Cali”
When multiplatinum artist and producer Pharrell Williams is so anxious to get in touch with someone that he contacts their high school to try and track them down, you know that there is something is up.
When that happened to singer-songwriter and YouTube sensation Alyssa Bernal, she was pretty shocked.
Now Alyssa has gone from YouTube to iTunes, a record deal, and a new single, “Cali Cali Cali“- Details and video after the jump!
“They didn’t know who Pharrell was! They just thought it was some shady guy trying to get a hold of me,” laughs Alyssa. Her mother finally spotted his MySpace message and 24 hours later, she and Alyssa were on a plane from their home in San Antonio, TX to meet Pharrell and Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine in Los Angeles.
Can you imagine?
“Finding a new talent like Alyssa is so exciting to me,” says Pharrell. “There are a lot of young singers out there who can carry a tune, but Alyssa is the real deal. She is a true musician with an
Once signed to Star Trak, Alyssa met with her dream producer, Martin Terefe (Jason Mraz, Train). Terefe’s schedule was fully booked for the next few months, but after an hour-long meeting with the young singer, he agreed to work with her – starting immediately. Alyssa and her mother moved to London for seven weeks to record her debut album, In Love Again For The First Time.
And now Alyssa’s first single “Cali Cali Cali” is available on iTunes now.
You can check out the video of Alyssa performing her new single HERE