Runaway Angel is back and bolder than ever. For nearly a decade, CCMA Discovery Artist Nominees Stacey Zegers, Ann Chaplin and Cadence Grace have been delivering hook-filled harmonies and high energy shows that have built them a loyal fan following.
After taking a break from performing in 2019 to support lead singer Grace while she battled leukemia, the girls are now reuniting to continue their musical journey with a new-found sense of meaning and connection.
“We have a completely new perspective on life and what is truly important,” says Grace. “Facing those hard times together and supporting each other through all the ups, downs and changes has made us better friends and band mates.”
7 time CMA Ontario Award nominees, Runaway Angel has toured both Canada and Europe, playing major stages like Boots and Hearts, Lucknow’s Music In The Fields, Trackside and The Havelock Jamboree, opening for chart topping acts like Dierks Bentley, Dallas Smith, Brett Kissel, Terri Clark, Emerson Drive and more.
Their Albums ‘No End In Sight’ and ‘Zero’ landed at number 5 and 3 on the iTunes Canadian Country Charts respectively and spawned 6 radio singles including ‘Witness’ which surpassed 150,000 Streams on Spotify as well as their highest charting single ‘Hard To Get’ which hit top 50 at radio.
Their close friendship and diverse backgrounds and influences has resulted in a dynamic writing trio that delivers both radio-ready and sync-friendly music across multiple genres.
“It’s been so fun to create music outside of our ‘Runaway Angel’ sound and dive into the pop, rock and dance worlds within licensing, says Chaplin. “Sometimes our hearts need to write something that just doesn’t fit into our sound and being able to let those expectations fall away and create whatever we want in the moment is really fulfilling. It’s extra special when those songs find a home and get to be heard by the world.”
Collectively their music has been featured on the likes of CMT, Disney, NBC, MTV, Nickelodeon and Lifetime in shows like Degrassi, Dawsons Creek and The Hills. Most recently their song ‘Around the Bend’ was featured in the movie ‘Country Roads Christmas,’ now streaming on Super Channel.
With a freshly inked management deal with Rêve Music, Runaway Angel is excited for what the future has in store.
“So much changed for all of us in the last three years we weren’t sure if reuniting would ever be possible. We each held on to the hope that one day we could keep doing what we love and chase this dream again, together,” says Zegers. “We are thrilled that day is finally here and grateful to Rêve Music for giving us this second chance.”
They recently played a packed reunion showcase at the Reve Music Launch party in Toronto and were overcome with emotion as they celebrated the extra special moment with friends, fans, and industry.
When it comes to music, you can expect an evolution of the ‘Runaway Angel’ sound, as they lean deeper into their influences, experiences, and emotions.
“We really want to create music that speaks to our soul. That Heals us, and the people who hear it. We want to uplift our fans but also be able to sing about tough topics. We’ve found that the music our fans like the most are the songs that come directly from our heart, so that’s what we’re going to keep doing,” says Grace.
You won’t have to wait long to hear their sweet three-part harmonies again- new music is coming in early 2023. Welcome to the Runaway Angel Revival- Stacey, Ann and Cadence are back and this time there’s ‘No End In Sight’.