- Made 4 U Ilana J 3:33
Originally from the UK, up and coming singer-songwriter Ilana J is taking the music scene by storm with her relentless passion for songwriting and a natural musical talent to match. An accomplished pianist and guitarist, Ilana has a writing style which is very much her own and the rate at which she is writing songs and laying down tracks is impressive for a relative newcomer to the music scene.
Ilana J excelled in classical piano at a young age, but her dream of a future in the music industry was shelved for a more traditional education and career path; that is until a long, hot summer a few years ago in Maine, when she found the inspiration she needed to open her heart again to music.
Ilana dived in with intensive musical training on both the guitar and the piano, and almost immediately began writing songs, as if the lyrics and music had just been waiting to be heard. After eighteen months of hard work, supported every step of the way by her friends and family, a chance meeting in 2013 with Mark Alexander, ex-keyboard player with rock band Meat Loaf, gave her the final push she needed to follow her dream – it was time to start recording her songs.
Ilana’s debut EP ‘Free Falling from the Ground Up’ was released in 2015 with popular approval from music fans and industry professionals alike. New single ‘Made 4 U’ follows the success of her last single release ‘Not Alone’ which came out in February, inviting us to let go of the illusion of isolation and celebrate a world of unity through diversity.
“..If you enjoy your incredibly upbeat pop-music, then Ilana J might be a person to keep your eyes on over the next few years.. she’s certainly up and coming..”
Zoe Anderson, GIGsoup
“..Pop visionary Ilana J’s new EP ‘Free Falling From The Ground Up’ sees her belting out both songs of innocence and experience, touching on the brighter side of reality and reassuring the listener that no matter what – it gets better..”
Matt Bacon, WTF Magazine
“..Free Falling From The Ground Up: a noble debut effort from Ilana J..” Amy Jones, Noise Cannon “..Ilana J’s voice is powerful and pleasant and the melody flows effortlessly from her mouth..”
William Lienard, Peek-a-boo Magazine