Inaya Day celebrates twenty years in club music with a cover of the massive nineties dance smash, “One Night In Heaven”. Produced by Toy Armada and DJ Grind and distributed by Swishcraft Music, the new version is a heartfelt pop/house track with blends of tribal soul. “One Night In Heaven is a love song that acknowledges that though bad things will happen, love will always win over," explains Inaya Day. “The song holds a special place in my mind and heart. It takes me back to my first European tour with the Harlem Gospel Singers when the original music video would be on constant rotation.”
“It was important for me to make this record because my buddy, DJ Grind, had recently lost his grandmother and he wanted to make it in dedication to, and in remembrance of her,” continues Day from her New York home.
Day first met DJ Grind in Atlanta, where she was performing a show with DJ Joe Gauthreaux, the mutual friend who introduced them. Months later, when Grind and his producing partner Toy Armada were searching for a vocalist for their cover of M People’s classic hit, they contacted Day’s agent to see if she might be interested. “I jumped at the chance,” remembers Day.
“It’s a great song and I hope it reminds people that that while it's easy to get caught up in the trials of the world, love ultimately rules. Bad things come and pass,” she says. “Love remains.”
In addition to her club career, she has worked extensively as a session musician, appearing on tracks by Michael Jackson, Al Green, Puff Daddy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Monie Love, Big Daddy Kane and Jonathan Butler, to name a few. She has also written songs for Randy Crawford, Bootsy Collins, and Missy Elliott and appeared on Broadway, notably as understudy to Stephanie Mills as "Dorothy" in revival of The Wiz.