Prairie folk-pop duo Winsome Kind unveils Latin-inspired single ‘Hola Hola’
Scott Perrie and Leora Joy Perrie, the talented Canadian folk/pop husband-and-wife duo Winsome Kind, have released their new Latin-tinged single “Hola Hola” from their highly anticipated third full-length album, Love in a Hurricane.
Having recently celebrated a decade of life, love, and making music together, the Perries made the bold decision to sell their home on the Canadian Prairies in 2021. With their two young boys in tow, they embarked on a transformative journey to Mexico in search of something more. Armed with just eight suitcases, including musical instruments and a mobile recording studio, they embraced a life of exploration and creativity.
“Hola Hola” is a hopeful song about unity and calling in the frequency of New Earth, highlighting the dynamic duo’s vibrant vocals and world-class songwriting.
“From the moment we landed in Mexico, inspiration struck us right away, and the melody for ‘Hola Hola’ came through while we were standing in the customs line-up,” said Scott. “A week later we experienced our first tropical storm, and in a moment of calm, Leora was inspired to write the album’s title track, ‘Love in a Hurricane.’”
The Canadian couple journeyed from Mexico to magical Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, where they completed their album Love in a Hurricane, which is expected to be released this September. The record was almost entirely recorded and produced in their mobile studio and completed with the help of Daryl Chonka (Old Growth Studios) showcasing his profound mixing talents that are sprinkled throughout the album.
The life-changing musical journey that took Winsome Kind across Canada and Mexico was recorded over a span of two years during an adventure that took an unexpected turn when Leora discovered she was expecting their third child. Leora describes their experience of making new memories and music by saying, “ is a reflection of our journey, hopes, dreams, and hearts and is music for growing families, music for the hopeful, music for the weary, and music for the strong.”
After returning to Canada for the birth of their third child, Scott and Leora released a heartfelt cover of Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe.” Their unwavering commitment to their adventurous lifestyle led them back to their family farm in Southern Saskatchewan, where they actively participated in the harvest while continuing to write and create new music.
Winsome Kind has captivated audiences with their undeniable chemistry and enchanting music since their story began in 2012, when they met while performing in The Buddy Holly Story at The Globe Theatre in Regina, SK. After travelling across Canada as the onboard entertainment on Via Rail from coast to coast, performing in train stations, living rooms, and many music venues, they returned home to Vancouver, where they recorded their self-titled debut album, receiving critical acclaim from CBC Music and media outlets nationwide.