Album Review: “Lenya Wilks”

Lenya WilksReleased: March 26th 2013

Label: Z x 5 Productions

Purchase: Amazon | iTunes

This review is way overdue. But I just had to go through with it and say I’m speechless. Absolutely and utterly speechless. No worries, this is not a rant. I’m actually just very impressed by Lenya Wilks‘ debut album. The self-titled record is sultry, bubbly, jazzy, reggae-rific, and pretty much perpetual, with music you’ll never stop listening to for years to come. I can’t get over how much I love this album. So, yes. Once again I will say it, I love this album. But let’s move on to a more calm and collected interpretation of why Lenya Wilks has one of  the best reggae albums of the year.

Aside from her flawless and soul shaking voice, the words literally take you there, and the music defines a wonderful production. Summer Love starts things off in a beautiful and wanting mood. The track signifies being in love with an unknowing other, and how effortless it is to describe how exactly you feel about that person. This is the perfect love song that isn’t slow but groovy enough to make you want to get on your feet. A truly wonderful opener.

Following the sexy starter is the more mellow and bluesy Better in My Dreams. There’s something about this track that pulls me into the 80s. All  I think of is sitting in a lounge filled with sensuality in the air and surrounded by nothing but emotional melodies. I had no idea that after one listen Better in My Dreams would turn out to be my favorite on the album, but it sure doesn’t stop there. The next track is just as memorable and uniquely interesting.  Continue reading “Album Review: “Lenya Wilks””

[Exclusive] Lenya Wilks on debut album and staying true to herself

Interview by Kai

Lenya Wilks is no stranger to spotlight. This Jamaican born singer has been creating waves since a young age; performing in several music competitions and tearing up stages across the island. She’s definitely a force to be reckoned with so it’s no surprise that even after a minor disappointment that Lenya would receive the opportunity to tour the world along with fellow industry veteran Beres Hammond. Now, the artist is unleashing her own music and moving the souls of her listeners. After a tremendous period of releasing a stream of heatseekers, Lenya is busy in the studio and getting ready to show the world just how talented she is. Yes! 2012 is inevitably going to be the year of Lenya. 

Check out the music video for her sultry single “I Hate Love,” and read the interview below to learn more: Continue reading “[Exclusive] Lenya Wilks on debut album and staying true to herself”

’10’ quick facts about Lenya

 

By Kai

Lenya Wilks touches the hearts of many whenever she steps on a stage. Her exuberant performance is one that remains unmatched; indeed she’s an artist like no other.  There’s absolutely nothing that can stop this super talented lady.

Lenya has demonstrated true star power by uplifting herself from any disappointment, and continuing on to pursue what she’s obviously destined to be,  an international artist. Lenya’s sharing some quick and personal details about her life and if you continue below, you’ll understand why our ’10 quickies’ are far from generic. So waste no more time and see why this young diva has not only the talent, but the charisma to charm her audience: Continue reading “’10’ quick facts about Lenya”