Dobson began sending demo tapes – recorded on a home karaoke machine – to many recording companies in North America when she was 11 years old.Before Dobson was signed, she said that she had been stereotyped as a contemporary R&B or popular music singer instead of a rock musician due to her race, often being compared to Brandy Norwood and Britney Spears.
Dobson released the record "Truth Anthem" on the Much Dance 2005 CD compilation, a benefit for the Canadian branch of War Child.
It was recorded at Metalworks Studios in Mississauga, Ontario.
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During spring 2006, she performed several shows around the United States, and began promoting the record Sunday Love in anticipation of its release. I'm actually happier she did it than I did it." Shortly after Sparks' album was released Dobson said, "Jordin Sparks just did [that song], which was on Sunday Love, which was very cool.
The first single, "Don't Let It Go to Your Head", was released in 2005 During a 2009 interview Dobson said, "I wrote a song, she dug it, and she sang it. It just wasn't right for me, and I just felt like it was better for someone else, and she does a great job on it. She did kind of, like, a more R&B version of it, which I think is really nice, actually.After that experience, Dobson met Jay Levine and contracted with Nelly Furtado's manager Chris Smith.Smith arranged showcases with several recording companies.Musicians and songwriters she collaborated with during the recording process include Holly Knight, Nina Gordon, Kay Hanley, John 5, Billy Steinberg, Matthew Wilder, Cyndi Lauper, Courtney Love, Joan Jett, and Rancid's Tim Armstrong.Sunday Love was not released at the time, due to Dobson being terminated by Island Records just days before the album was scheduled for release. "But instead of sitting there and being depressed and begging people for the record, I went back to the studio, got people that I knew, friends that I knew, and I started again." In February 2006 Dobson sang "O Canada" at All-Star Saturday Night, part of the 2006 NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston, Texas.Felicia Lily "Fefe" Dobson (born February 28, 1985) is a Canadian singer/songwriter and recording artist.