Charlie Faye & The Fayettes craft smart soul-pop that merges the swinging, swaying sound of the
‘60s girl groups with a vibe that’s so current, they’re dancing to the forefront of the retro-revival movement.
Charlie Faye & The Fayettes’ debut album rose to #20 on the Americana radio chart and garnered high praise from the press. Often described as a “modern-day 60s girl group” reminiscent of the Ronettes or Supremes, the trio’s original songs, Motown-worthy dance moves, and tight backing band make their live shows an exciting and unforgettable experience.
Faye and her Fayettes make music, sweet music, with an irresistible groove that'll get you moving. The trio’s shared height (they’re all within a half-inch of 5-foot-1) and distinct ethnicities (Jewish, Korean and African-American) just adds cute to their considerable charms.
But it’s the songs — the great, classic-sounding songs with catchy melodies and intelligent lyrics — that set Charlie Faye & The Fayettes apart from the rest. "Musically, the group hearkens to Motown, Spector or the Brill Building,” says The Huffington Post, “Charlie is emerging as a budding Carole King, and the songs are good enough to rate comparison to Goffin & King or Mann & Weil."
Due to the strength of these songs, the band recently signed a licensing deal with Bank Robber Music. A series of great sync placements have followed, including two on the CW’s Riverdale, and others on Seal Team and Girlboss.
"In a world of new soul singers who actually get what they're talking about, enter the name of Charlie Faye and her unbeatable Fayettes to that list,” says Bill Bentley (The Morton Report). “They could go all the way."
"Musically, the group hearkens to Motown, Spector or the Brill Building: Charlie is emerging as a budding Carole King, and the songs are good enough to rate comparison to Goffin & King or Mann & Weil." - Huffington Post
"In a world of new soul singers who actually get what they're talking about, enter the name of Charlie Faye and her unbeatable Fayettes to that list. They could go all the way." - Bill Bentley, The Morton Report
"The album stretches beyond the coy boundaries of ‘60s girl groups with the opener 'Green Light,' and though 'Eastside' could usher dancers down a Soul Train line, its Stax-styled groove and horn chart service a serious look at social gentrification." - No Depression
"It’s impossible not to be enchanted by one of this year’s freshest, most delightful and all around grooviest releases." - American Songwriter