Lenny Deneb, to a three-year management and marketing deal.
Goa, India - January 25, 2009 – W.O.A International, through its
management division W.O.A Management, signs on Lenny Deneb, a St.
Lucian born singer/songwriter, a to a three-year management and
marketing deal. . This partnership will see W.O.A Management represent
Lenny Deneb and his band across India and the Middle East.
"Signing on this artist was a very easy decision for the A&R division
due to the high energy and infectious music they make", says W.O.A
International Marketing director Wanda Alvares. "Lenny joins ranks
with the select few top notch reggae rock acts that are now with W.O.A
At the age of 10 Lenny migrated to England from St. Lucia. In order
to cope with life's changes and the new environment, he would frequent
the local youth and community center, affectionately known as 'Saxon'.
"This is where my love for music was first aroused and my first music
outfit 'Cygnus' was formed", says the singer.
As a solo artist now, Lenny's success knows no bounds. In 1987 Lenny
released three songs for his own LED Records, the third single 'Who or
what turns you on' made record of the week in the Echoes music paper
and recently turned up on the Discog website as a collector's record.
Following this Lenny recorded a Zouk - Soca song for another London
based Jamaican producer named Bill Campbell titled 'Shakedown
Suzanne'. Some of the other eminent people in the music industry who
he has worked closely with include Judy Boucher, Lindel Lewis and
guitarist JJ Belle of Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Arrow, Judie Tzuke,
Bob Marley fame.
"My current brand of reggae music has been described as reggae-rock,
bringing together the styles of Bob Marley, Steel Pulse, Peter Tosh
and the rock influences of U2, Bruce Springsteen, the Police,
Radiohead, Ocean Colour Scene, Maroon 5 and R.E.M", says Lenny, who is
slated to tour India very soon.
The W.O.A Records India tour 2009 which is an annual production of the
W.O.A International group and India's only Independent artist tour of
such a grand scale to be organized is slated to be bigger and better
than the W.O.A 2008 tour, which saw history being created by W.O.A
International and some of the World's best Independent artists. Lenny
Deneb is now slated to join ranks with these select artists.
ABOUT W.O.A INTERNATIONAL
Formed in 1998 by World Music star Oliver Sean, W.O.A International is
a global entertainment company that continues to lead the way when it
comes to how music should be promoted. They are pioneering
international music in India and Asia and are now synonymous with the
region. Their enviable reputation at opening up new possibilities
means that they are the go-to company for independent artists wishing
a truly international presence.
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