here is the press release :)
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 08 December 2010 – Lakefront Records Sdn Bhd, a recently established local recording label, is pleased to announce the release and debut of their R&B artiste, Nadia Aqilah, with her self-titled album.
“I had always dreamed of this moment and now it’s a reality... I can’t believe it!” exclaimed Nadia Aqilah about the launch of her album. “I almost gave up hope a while back, but music gave me strength so I kept at it, and before you know it, I was in the studios recording my album!” Her Malay single, “D.I.V.A” has been receiving air-play on a local radio station the past few weeks.
Last seen in her stage performance in the local musical, “The Sparks of Broadway,” which was where Lakefront Records Sdn Bhd. CEO, Bryan Tan, recognised her talent instantly. Within weeks, she was in the studio recording her first solo album.
The self-titled album, composed and produced by the young musical prodigy, Daniel Veerapen, with lyrics written almost entirely by Nadia herself, was recorded and mastered entirely in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It also features LA Hip Hop artiste, KJ The Artist, a member of the sibling duo, Chrome Cats (also signed to Lakefront Records) Their collaboration on the song happened by chance, when Lakefront Records CEO forwarded the song to the Chrome Cats.
Now with the album done, Nadia is poised to launch her career as a solo artiste, The album consists of ten songs, of which three are in Malay, namely “Teman,” “Percaya,” and “D.I.V.A,” all penned by Nadia. “This album is totally me. I’ve finally found an avenue for my voice, it’s in R&B, and I totally love it!”
About Nadia Aqilah
Nadia Aqilah Bajuri was born on August 16, 1985 in Batu Pahat, Johor and raised in Ampang, Selangor. Her early beginnings in the musical scene saw her as a member of two female bands/groups, M’Braze (1998-2000) and Luscious (2000- 2007) Desiring to further pursue entertainment, Nadia ventured into acting and dancing, was quickly noticed and offered roles in various local musicals and television programmes, notably “Puteri Gunung Ledang The Musical,” “P. Ramlee The Musical,” “Emil Emilda,” “Sindarella,” “Merah Puteh” and “Tari Tirana.” But singing is where Nadia’s passion ignites. Her professional musical influences range from Mariah Carey to Ella, Aisyah and Francesca Peters.
About Lakefront Records
Lakefront Records is a newly formed record label, established in February 2010. The label was set up purely with the objective of promoting exceptional new talent and established artistes, both local & international, who want to take their music to the next level.
With the vision & experience of CEO, Bryan Christopher Tan, and backed by a dedicated team, the label strives to give these budding talents the chance to share their music with the world. At Lakefront Records, dedicated entertainment professionals work with the artiste’s to help them build, aspire and navigate their careers by exposing and assimilating them to the current trends.
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