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Cara Quici

Cara Elizabeth Quici (born May 30)[1] is an American singer, songwriter, and actress[2] born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is living in New York City and Los Angeles now.

Cara Quici performing "FALL" in New York City to benefit the Humane Society at Rokk City, 2011

Early life

Quici began singing church hymns at the age of 4. She also participated in school musicals and band where she was the first-chair floutist. Quici's family owned and operated a pro-sound, lighting, and DJ equipment business for over 30 years in Texas. Quici's father is a guitarist.

Career

Career beginnings

As a teenager, Quici signed with Infinity Model and Talent Agency in Texas. She later competed at the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention in Hollywood, California,[3] and at several Universal Cheerleaders Association competitions. On her 18th birthday, she moved to New York City, and later set up residence in Los Angeles, CA, splitting her time between the two cities.

2009-Present

Music

Quici trained for her first professional recording sessions with Oksana Kolesnikova at the Oksana School of Music and Musician's Institute, and with Carol Rogers in Hollywood.[4]

Quici has written over 30 songs with top producers and writers across the country. Her first single, "Away From You", was produced by Max Gousse and Billboard Hot 100 producer Fuego. "Away From You (Jump Smokers Remix)" reached the number 27 on the Dance Billboard charts.[5]

Quici's unreleased songs "Adios", "OAI" and "Clone" were featured on four episodes of CMT's hit show Southern Nights.[6]

Her single "Fight", a remake of the Beastie Boys' classic "Fight For Your Right (To Party)", was released in 2013 and became available on iTunes in 2014.[7] The music video, featuring Dennis Rodman, reached over a million views within two weeks of its release.[8] In February/March 2014, Quici was the number-one most active independent artist in US TOP 40 radio rotation for four weeks straight.[9]

Quici releases her music through her own label, QMH Records.[10] In early 2015, Quici began recording her debut EP.

Television appearances

Quici was interviewed on the Playboy Morning Show in 2013.[11]

In 2012, Quici appeared on Season 5 of The Real Housewives of New York City as the entertainment. She was also featured performing live in 2012 on Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live" hosted by Andy Cohen season 7, episode 22.[12]

She appeared on the Howard Stern show as a contestant for the "Dumb As a Rock" contest.[13] She also portrayed a nurse on two episodes of Scrubs in 2009.[14]

Press coverage

Quici has been featured in Maxim,[15]Esquire, and FHM.[16]

Discography

Singles

Title Year
Away From You 2010
Away From You (Jump Smokers Remix) 2010
Away From You (Jump Smokers Extended Club Remix) 2010
Away From You (Manuel Tilca Remix) 2010
As We Live 2011
Without You 2011
Bad Girl 2011
Fall 2011
Bass 2012
Do It Now 2012
Fight 2014

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References

  1. ^ "Cara Quici". February 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Deggans, Eric (December 16, 2008). "'Momma's Boys' won't win Ryan Seacrest new fans". Tampa Bay Times. Archived from the original on 2009-03-03. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "Artists". Darwin World Media. Archived from the original on 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Cara Quici". TuneCore. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Cara Quici on the release of her highly anticipated remake of the Beastie Boys hit, "Fight For Your Right (To Party)"". Millennium Magazine.
  6. ^ "Cara Quici's unreleased songs "Adios" "OAI" & "Clone" were recently featured on four different episodes of CMT's New HIT Show "Southern Nights/". Cara Quici. Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012.
  7. ^ "Cara Quici just released her new single "FIGHT"". Naluda Magazine. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ "Artists". Darwin World Media. Archived from the original on 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ "Funny Jokes From Beautiful Women". Esquire.
  10. ^ "Cara Quici". Rhapsody. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ "Cara Quici". International Movie Database. Retrieved 2014.
  12. ^ "Watch What Happens Live". International Movie Database. Retrieved 2014.
  13. ^ Howard Stern Show - Dumb As a Rock
  14. ^ "Scrubs". International Movie Database. Retrieved 2014.
  15. ^ "Today's Girl: Cara Quici". Maxim. Archived from the original on 2014-04-17. Retrieved 2014.
  16. ^ "Cara Quici Bio". Cara Quici. Archived from the original on 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2014.
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-21. Retrieved .

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