A gifted vocalist and songwriter, Kyle Vincent is known for his lyrical style, inspired by the '60s and '70s Tin Pan Alley, power pop, and soft rock traditions. He initially garnered attention in the mid-'80s as the lead singer of the Los Angeles band Candy before embarking on a solo career with 1993's Trust. He also scored a minor hit with "Wake Me Up (When the World's Worth Waking Up For)," off 1997's Kyle Vincent. Along with tours with Barry Manilow, Rick Springfield, and Bay City Rollers, he has continued to release his own sophisticated and hooky albums, including 2005's Don't You Know, 2015's Detour, and 2020's Whatever It Takes.
A native of Berkeley, California, Vincent grew up listening to a mix of '70s AM radio artists like the Bee Gees, the Raspberries, Elton John, and others. Although a talented singer, he started out on the ... Read Full Biography