Janice Mangion, one of Malta’s leading vocalists, a solo singer in her own right, and also a member of the Animae Gospel Choir has recently launched her debut single, an r’n’b soul ballad with a pulsing beat entitled “Burnin”, composed by Elton Zarb and penned by Emil Calleja Bayliss.
In the initial stages of the creative process, Janice sought a meaningful message, one which helps those who find themselves in moments of despair, thinking that their faith has abandoned them completely. This, accompanied by her soulful voice creates an exceptionally beautiful song. Aiding in the recorded was the talented Angela Spiteri who provided a strong backing vocal.
“Burnin”, which is available from streaming and purchase on all major digital platforms has been released through CAP Sounds, a record label based in Germany with full distribution handled by Universal Music Germany. Manfred Holz of the aforementioned company stated ‘Janice has an incredible vocal range which we are proud to represent, and we believe that “Burnin” showcases her talent in the best possible way’.
In support of the single, which was officially released on Friday 23rd September, Janice Mangion and her team, led by Marc Calleja Bayliss of Ironic PR & Artist Management thought it best to work on a lyric video, commissioning visionaries Angie and Duane Laus, with the result officially made public on Thursday 29th September.
Janice Mangion would like to thank everyone who has supported the release of this song from day one, and would like to thank her team of sponsors, and also the media outlets who have been in touch to help in any way. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com even through Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news about the local music scene.
Source: Press Release
"Burnin" - Lyric Video
Whoa! :O HERE it is ♡ Months of hard #work and labour is now #online ♫ "Burnin", composed by Elton Zarb and penned by Emil Calleja Bayliss
Since winning the 2014 edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, Firelight have been rather out of the limelight, although that does not mean that preparations for the international competition have not started, considering that the European Broadcasting Union will be expected the final version of the entry accompanied by a music video at the Heads of Delegation Meeting in a couple of weeks time.
Composed of Richard Edwards Micallef, Michelle Mifsud, Tony Polidano, Matthew Ellul and Leslie Decesare, Firelight are currently shooting a music video for their entry Coming Home, with lead vocalist and songwriter Richard Edwards Micallef taking to social media website, Facebook to thank everyone involved in the process; visionary luminaries such as Angie and Duane Laus whose work on last years’ entry Tomorrow was appreciated by both a local and an international audience.
‘Had a brilliant day today ... started shooting the new music video for Coming Home. I really can't wait for the finished product. A big THANK YOU to everyone involved in making this Music video. Feeling great, I must say’. We urge you to stay tuned to escflashmalta.com over the coming days and weeks for more of the latest news about the Maltese entry in this years’ edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Tomorrow, co-written by Dean Muscat and Boris Cezek with vocals provided by Gianluca seemingly had a music video recorded in preparation to the upcoming edition of the Eurovision Song Contest and it will be published at some point on Friday, most likely during the evening. In recent years, the music video has been a critical element of promotion and also given accolades at the Malta Music Awards in 2011 for example whilst also being nominated in 2012. The idea of the production team led by Angie and Duane Laus is to tell the story of the song, considering that the lyrics have been written in this manner.
Malta will be competing in the first half of the second semi-final in a position which is yet to be determined by the host broadcaster, SVT in accordance to the several music genres that will be present. On Monday, all of the entries competing in this years' Eurovision Song Contest will be officially presented to the European Broadcasting Union in what has become known as the Heads of Delegation Meeting. The Official YouTube Channel of the competition is already uploading some of the videos which were sent in so that people could start listening to final versions of the songs. Stay tuned to escflashmalta.com for all of the latest news about this years' international showcase.
Source: TV Hemm, Where's Everybody