Lánre a Human, ….. Being
“Relish in her soft yet soulful vocals…” – MTV UK
“This utterly soothing new single is well worth a listen” – MOBO awards
Lánre, her voice, angelic and soulful, speaks in deep rich passion, a love for life, wisdom of life’s experiences “We are all Broken, so that light can come in” (Wow), yes a grown man can get goosebumps. there is no wonder why this artist has captivated hearts in the UK and around the world. Listening to the entire album that “Human” comes from, track for track a wonder and a testimony to a life full of love and understanding. Lánre’s upcoming new album “Human” is a living and breathing entity, with a real soul and a life all it’s own!
Lánre is a British singer-songwriter whose music can be described as acoustic Soul, Folk with captivating storytelling influenced by her Yoruba heritage. Born in Stoke-On-Trent in England, Lánre has spent most of her youth in Nigeria where she started singing and performing live at the age of 8. Soon enough, she started playing guitar and found freedom in her own voice.
In 2002, Lánre embarked herself on a worldwide tour as a member of award-winning UK collective GK REAL. This experience ignited in her the desire to pursue a solo career. Her debut album ‘Pen Voyage Chapter One: Singing For Change’ was released in 2011 followed by her critically acclaimed EP ‘Home’ in 2014 (praised by MOBO, MTV UK among others).
She has recently unveiled the visuals for her first single ’Human’. Filmmaker Jendella Benson, who also directed the song ‘Memories’ from Lánre’s Home EP, in this video played with light and shadows to try and tell the ‘Human’ story. Lánre explains ‘The stories we tell about our human experiences is not meant to be one sided. The good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between is all part of what it means to be human’.
Watch Lánre’s new music video:
Listen to the first single ‘Human’ on Soundcloud:
iTunes Link ‘Human’ http://apple.co/1Qdwnl2