Daily Discovery: Victoria Canal, “Unclear”

Photo by Zack Arias
Photo by Zack Arias

ARTIST: Victoria Canal

Videos by American Songwriter

SONG: Unclear

HOMETOWN: Madrid, Spain

CURRENT LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia

AMBITIONS: Go on a world tour, release hit albums, write for other artists, get a university education, start a nonprofit foundation and education foundation, spend an extended period of time at sea, beat the record for most s’mores eaten in an hour

TURN-OFFS: Close-mindedness, non-food-lovers, defeatist perspective, cockiness

TURN-ONS: Smiles, humor, guitar player, inspired and curious about life, loves music and art more than anything, friendly

DREAM GIG: Opening for John Mayer on tour

FAVORITE LYRIC: “So scared of getting older, I’m only good at being young // so I play the numbers game to find a way to say my life has just begun.”

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Mama Jan (vocal coach of Usher, Justin Bieber, Drake, the Band Perry, and countless others)

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “I Don’t Wanna Be” – Gavin DeGraw

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: John Mayer, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Gardner, Berry Gordy, John Montagu (the guy who invented the sandwich)


I WROTE THIS SONG…To express my unending urge to figure out what life is supposed to turn out like before it actually happens.

American Songwriter’s Top 50 Songs of 2015