Announces Release Date for Highly Anticipated Debut EP – Listen To Your Heartbeat
Los Angeles, CA – January 19, 2016 – Singer Songwriter Lanita Smith will make her national TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday January 26, 2016 the same day she releases her anticipated first EP Listen To Your Heartbeat. The music video for title track Listen To Your Heartbeat is live on VEVO today.
Guitar Center’s Singer-Songwriter 4 winner will perform songs from the 4-track EP on the late night show next week, showcasing the soulful music and lyrics she poured her heart into for the last 6 months while in the studio with the legendary Don Was who produced the EP. From the sultry vibes on her first single I Love You, to the powerful anthem Fearless, and the emotional lyrics of Listen To Your Heartbeat, the versatile EP reveals her talent as a pianist and her musicality as a singer.
This year is going to be full of new ventures for Lanita Smith as she brings on new manager Mark Lamica, who has worked with, and managed a variety of multi-platinum and Grammy award winning artists such as, the late and great Michael Jackson. And there is more to come from the R&B singer who will be performing at the 2016 NAMM Show in Los Angeles this week.
For More on Lanita Smith go to www.lanitasmith.com and tune in January 26 for her performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Listen To Your Heartbeat on VEVO now http://vevo.ly/cKM10a
About Lanita Smith
Lanita Smith is a native of Fayetteville, NC. Lanita’s love of music began while sitting next to the piano player at church. From taking private lessons to learning “by ear”, she has worked hard through the years to perfect her skills as a pianist. Lanita later moved to Memphis, TN where she expanded her skill set to include the violin, saxophone, guitar, vocal performance, and songwriting. A graduate of Overton High School and the University of Memphis, she has been featured in the University of Memphis group Sound Fuzion as lead keyboardist.
In 2015, Lanita was hand picked by Don Was as the winner for Guitar Center’s Singer Songwriter 4. Since then she has worked with artists such as, Colbie Caillat, Jason Mraz, German American Idol judge Mandy Capistro, James Gadsen, and Don Was himself. Lanita is currently pursuing her dream of being a musician, artist, songwriter and composer in Los Angeles, CA with the release of her debut EP Listen To Your Heartbeat produced by Don Was. As part of her grand prize in the contest Lanita will perform the songs from the EP on Jimmy Kimmel Live!