Their name it sounds familiar
right so just who are the Avila Brothers?
Well they are a brother duo who has written and produced for some
of the biggest stars in the industry, I mean their resume of artists
they've worked with are the who's who of the pop and R&B world,
Janet Jackson, Mariah
Carey, Aretha Franklin,
Chante Moore and Macy
Gray are just a few that bears their writing creditility
on their work.
With that kind of exposure
behind him, it was just a matter of time before Bobby
and IZ would come into their
own and have with their debut release 'I
Want You' taken from their debut album 'The
Bobby has been in the spotlight from an early age having had a
couple of hit songs at the age of 13 (in 1989, he had hits with
'I'm your Puppet' and 'Let's
Stay Together') and 5 solo albums including the recently
released 'Audiography' while
his brother IZ has been writing and producing songs alongside
him as well as playing drums on tour with Macy
They both honed their writing
credits early under the gloved one's label MJJ
Records in the early 90s and they've been off and running
ever since, writing and producing for commericial ads, film scores
and artists alike.
The track 'I
Want You' is a stellar remake of the Marvin
Gaye classic of the 70s. Beautifully crafted with todays
modern technology, the duo has delivered a song that really shines
on it's won merit not overdoing the original but at the same time
adding a touch of their own personna to the mix. The track is
excellently produced and warrents radio PD everywhere to take
note of this one.
A terrific song from a duo
that's worthy of their aculades - absolute top draw. The album
should hit your record store shleves in the spring. Another TY-D
for your listening ear.
Listen to The
Avila Brothers - 'I