Joyo Velarde

Manila-born, Northern California transplant, Joyo Velarde, studied opera in Rome before returning to NorCal where she met husband Lyrics Born. The couple helped found Quannum Projects where she quickly found her place as "The Quannum Songstress."

In 2000 her first official solo offering - "People Like Me" - was released on the label compilation Quannum Spectrum. The following year, she further displayed her versatility with the cult hit "Sweet Angels," a lilting reggae-inspired tune that quickly became a fan favorite. In 2010, she released of her solo debut: Love & Understanding.


QP034 Joyo Velarde - Love & Understanding album art Joyo Velarde Love & Understanding(CD, Album) Quannum Projects QP034 US 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

QP 028-1 Joyo Velarde - Sweet Angels album art Joyo Velarde Sweet Angels(12") Quannum Projects QP 028-1 US 2001 Sell This Version


MH-004-2 Joyo Velarde - Hey Love album art Joyo Velarde Hey Love(CD, Album, Comp, Mixed) Mobile Home Recordings MH-004-2 2008 Sell This Version