‘Storm’ hits Colombo
By Sanath Weerasuriya
'Storm', UK's leading Soca band delivering pulsating Caribbean rhythms
is now in action in Sri Lanka. 'Storm' will perform at the popular
'Mix Bar' of the Taj Samudra Hotel till the end of this month.
band was formed by S.W. Storm in 1998 and consists of top musicians
from both the Caribbean and the UK. The frontline consists of Storm
musicians plus two female backing vocalists/dancers and a lead singer.
The musicians consist of two keyboard players, bass guitar, lead/rhythm
guitar and drums.
'Only the frontline singers are in Colombo and they perform every
night from Tuesday to Saturday from 8.00pm onward' said Anjali Karunaratne,
the Commercial Sales Manager of the hotel.
Storm will also come alive at the My Kind of Place for a special
Sina Wayane, the singer/songwriter also known as S.W.Storm, was
born in London, England of Trinidadian Parentage. With his fusion
of soca, flavoured with blends of R&B, Indian, Bhangra, Turkish,
Reggae and Rock, Storm has developed a sound that is moving audiences
worldwide. This artiste continues to go from strength to strength
and can be found far and wide delivering powerful performances at
festivals and concerts all over the world. Storm enjoys the benefit
of performing with his own band 'Island Fury' but has also proved
to be very effective with concert performances using his backing
released his debut LP entitled 'Island Fury' in 1997 containing
the hit 'Nice', which was released for the 1997 Trinidad & Tobago
carnival season. Storm has since become a regular name on the 'Trinidad
Carnival' diary each year, where he releases music and is found
performing at many events.
Since his first release in 1997, Storm has been a consistent artiste
spurning a number of hits over the years in many territories including
Trinidad and Tobago.
seven albums, three music videos and a number of singles all written
and produced under his own label 'SWS Music', there will be no calm
before or after this Storm.