MI2N
Music Industry News Network
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 12-06-2012

So. Cal. Singer Lena Fayre Releases Debut Single “Belong To You”

Bookmark and Share
Email: smccauley@mondotunes.com
Young pop singer Lena Fayre has released her breakout single “Belong to You.” She is just sixteen years old, yet her clarion, crystalline voice bears the same beauty and precision that made Lauryn Hill famous at roughly the same age. The track is an original – a catchy, well-written original – but like the explosive fireworks display of a NASA rocket’s ignition and liftoff, this is only the beginning for Fayre. “‘Belong to You’ is the debut single from my upcoming EP,” she writes. “It’s scheduled for a spring release in 2013.” If the rest of her EP is half as spellbinding as this debut single, then music fans have something of great quality to look forward to in spring, something that may alter the general mood of pop music in the future.

“Belong to You” is written with plenty of angst and melancholy in the chord progression, but also with a heavy dose of triumphant defiance. It is somewhat reminiscent of Rihanna’s runaway hit, “Umbrella,” but with far more class and far less backbeat. There is a touch of digital effect on Fayre’s voice (just a touch), and the pop-style simplicity of the orchestration forces the listener to concede that the song is truly pop at its heart, though there seems at every moment to be something more refined about it, something decidedly upscale. There is the gorgeous, subtle violin work of Stevie Blacke, for instance, which forms a velvet curtain of sound behind Fayre’s singing. The lead instrumentation is formed by the masterfully measured keystrokes of Kosta Lois on piano. Michael Bradford’s bass guitar is unobtrusive, yet powerful.

For Fayre herself, at least, the song’s style represents a deliberate shift from the typical contemporary attitude of pop music. Of this she writes, “From the beginning, I did not want to do bland pop songs that go in one ear and out the other. Initially, I leaned the other way.” How far this experimentation stretched, listeners may be surprised to hear. “Some of my early songs were rock songs (inspired by bands like Paramore and Evanescence). Ultimately, I decided that I want to make music that is more mainstream and fun to enjoy with my friends. So, now I focus on creating pop music with my own stamp, which I call ‘a touch of urban edge.’”

The urban edge she speaks of is certainly present, yet no more obvious than a yin spot in a yang swirl. Overall, “Belong to You” is a composition of fantastic taste and musicianship, one no fan of pop music should miss.


-S. McCauley
Staff Press Release Writer
MondoTunes

The single “Belong to You” is distributed globally by MondoTunes (www.MondoTunes.com) and is available at iTunes for convenient purchase and download

MondoTunes (www.mondotunes.com) supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, MondoTunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions without any monthly or yearly fees.

ARTIST CONTACT INFO:

eMail -

LenaFayreManagement@gmail.com


website -

www.lenafayre.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR


IES 15 - The Indie Entertainment Summit A Resounding Success

Dirty Lowdown & Dominican Don To Release New Single Tributing Michael Jackson

Melissa B. Signs Worldwide Exclusive Publishing Agreement With USA Media Rights


UNITY Electronic Music Festival Is Coming!


EASTWEST Offers Free Trial And Streamlined Pricing For Composer Cloud Subscribers

Zaena Morisho Releases New Video "MI NA WE" - FUSING AFRO ROOTS

International R&B/Soul Artist Devon Howard Goes Back To Classic R&B With New CD 'Return To Love'

IES Rock Honors Set To Induct Icons Lemmy & Motorhead, Slash, The Ramones & The Runaways



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» OpenLIVE Launches Australia's First Hi-Resolution Music Download Store
» Japanese Auto Maker And Musical Instrument Manufacturer Partner To Co-Develop Electric Sports Car Driving Sound
» Arizona Progressive Art Rock Band With Our Arms To The Sun Sign With Fade To Silence Records
» D.O.A. Releases Controversial “Pipeline Fever” Video
» BLACKFOOT GYPSIES RELEASE “HANDLE IT” TO GLOBAL RADIO EXCLUSIVELY VIA AIRPLAY DIRECT
» The Talkhouse Hires Brenna Ehrlich As Managing Editor
» SUISA Builds Online Portal With The Appway Platform For Swiss Songwriters, Composers And Music Publishers
» MusicDish Sponsors SPOTLIGHT Rhythm & Trends Festival
» New Album Release From Angela Predhomme: 'Will'
» Voodoo Sex Cult Announce Their Sponsorship With Coldcock Whiskey


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» China's Indie Music Market And Livehouse Status Quo
» MusicDish Sponsors SPOTLIGHT Rhythm & Trends Festival
» Beijing's FakeMusicMedia And Pilot Music Announce New Label
» UNITY Electronic Music Festival Is Coming!
» Second Hand Rose Rocked At Paléo Festival Nyon
» New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza At Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Booking (Snow Mountain), DDC, NAMM Musikmesse Russia And NMS
» 365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program
» The Challenges Of Learning How To Play Drums
» Blue Note Entertainment Group Further Expands East With New Venue In Beijing
» From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield
» Bay Area Chinese Music Association Presents Second Hand Rose West Coast Show

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.