|Also known as||Privé, Pacha Ibiza, FTV|
January 1, 1970|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Genres||Jazz, vocal jazz|
Souza began her career by providing vocals for producers of electronic music. Under the pseudonyms Privé, Pacha Ibiza, and FTV (FashionTV) she sang lounge jazz versions of hits songs from the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, such as "Personal Jesus" by Depeche Mode and "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" by Culture Club.
In 2010, she played several shows at Tokyo's Blue Note Café and was signed for Japan by JVC Victor. She was also extensively touring Latin America, playing gigs in Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.
In 2013, she spent two months touring throughout Mexico. While she was known for her jazz renditions of 1980s hits, her repertoire includes a number of her own songs, such as Paris, Break my Heart and Lie to Me.
- Essentials (Music Brokers, 2011)
- Hotel Souza (Music Brokers, 2012)
- Essentials II (Music Brokers, 2014)
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