Valerie Teicher is the girl behind Tei Shi and the single M&Ms. I chose this video because I feel that it really embodies who she is as an artist and if feels very relatable. She speaks of lacking self confidence yet powering through it and becoming the vocalist she is today. Tei Shi voice is oh so sweet, airy and soulful as are her lyrics.
“I had a dream that you left me
I deserved it
I deserved it”
Her EP is set to release on November 12th and appropriately it is called Saudade. Saudade is a Portuguese word with no direct English translation; It describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or deeply melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves.