This is the third installment in a series of Listening Recommendations. Today I’m pleased to present Paul Wensley – Paul and I attended the same high school, Malvern Collegiate Institute, in Toronto! Since graduating, Paul has been an actor, voice actor, producer, editor and is also a fine musician, singer/songwriter.
What is your latest release and what type of music is it? Smooch You Crazy – pop rock
Quick description of the music you perform:
Paul writes/performs a mixture of different styles of music including rock, progressive rock, soft rock. His eclectic influences include David Bowie, Steely Dan, Hall & Oates, Blink 182, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Thomas Newman, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney and many others.
Your brief bio:
Paul is an international award-winning producer, writer, editor of promos and trailers. In 2009, while producing promos for the CBC series Being Erica, and after years of using library music for his numerous promos and trailers, Paul decided to score one with original music. This launched an unwavering musical passion that encompasses scores for numerous film/television projects and a multitude of songs. Recently, record producer Tim Thorney (Alanis Morissette) produced three of Paul’s tracks.
Links for people to buy your music or hear you perform:
*A New Big Bang for sale on iTunes (produced by Tim Thorney)
Smooch You Crazy – YouTube
Focus Away – YouTube
Not Hooked Up Right – Soundcloud
No Escape – Soundcloud
A New Big Bang (lyric video) – YouTube
Breathe In (cover) – YouTube
Big Wall (lyrics) – YouTube
What are you working on now?
Paul is working on completing his first CD.
Please recommend the name of a musician or band whose work you’ve enjoyed hearing lately.
I think Chasing Pavements by Adele is the perfect song.