Inventing Shadows

Album: single release only (2011)
Charted: 20
  • St. George, Utah native Dia Frampton is of Korean and Dutch ancestry. When she was a child, Dia received a guitar as a Christmas gift and began singing at local county fairs and retirement centers, whilst her sister Meg taught herself to play songs with the help of a karaoke machine. In 2004 the pair formed a band Meg & Dia that have since released several lo-fi, folky albums.

    Beginning on April 26, 2011, Dia appeared as a contestant on the first season of NBC's reality talent program The Voice. On the first show, she sang Colbie Caillat's 2007 hit, "Bubbly" and she was selected by coach Blake Shelton, who said "when I heard your voice, I started to smile." In the season finale she sung this Frasier T. Smith penned tune as her original song and was declared the runner-up against the winner Javier Colon.
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