Soraiya is currently in Nashville recording and performing with her band Hard Redemption (formerly The Tender Mercies).
Soraiya is a songwriter from Vancouver, Canada who grew up singing Indian devotional songs and studying Western classical music. In 2017 she released her acoustic folk album That Last Tear in Los Angeles, which has become beloved by her fans.
Over the last few years Soraiya has been co-writing, recording, and performing with hit songwriter Michael Anderson (best known for his country hit "Maybe It Was Memphis"). They released an EP as The Tender Mercies in 2018.