Award-Winning Venezuelan American vocalist Edward Mena, who is known for his distinctive voice and unique style, continues captivating hearts around the world with his latest release and version of the iconic classic “Unchained Melody”, originally recorded by The Righteous Brothers, which is performed with raw passion and unparalleled emotion showcasing his great range, control and impressive technical abilities, accompanied by a beautiful cinematic orchestral arrangement with a touch of a contemporary pop sound. His vocal prowess, combined with his unwavering commitment to authenticity, allows him to breathe new life into this iconic classic. Many have been quick to compare Edward with Elvis even though they have maintained that he definitely has a sound and strength of his own that make him stand out by himself. So far, the official music video has reached more than 50,000 views on YouTube and has been praised by music critics and the public alike.
This single was produced by Multi-GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY nominee Hildemaro Álvarez, a respected Venezuelan producer and arranger in Miami, in collaboration with Nick Burchall, acclaimed mastering engineer in London who has worked on albums for Ed Sheeran, Tom Jones, Elton John, Sam Smith and Hollywood Movie Soundtracks such as Jurassic World. Prestigious musicians from around the world were invited to participate in this project, which is rapidly introducing Mena to a new English-speaking audience.
Through his career, Edward Mena has performed in many cities around the United States and has shared the stage with a constellation of Hispanic musical stars, like Paloma San Basilio, Yuri, Guadalupe Pineda, Tania Libertad, Aída Cuevas, Danny Rivera, Leo Dan, and Academy Award nominee Edward James Olmos, among others. Also, The City of Miami honored him with a proclamation, while Broward County in Florida presented him with a “Certificate of Appreciation”. Mena was also recently appointed as the Cultural Ambassador of the International Association of Hispanic Poets and Writers (AIPEH). In 2019, he released his debut EP “Emociones: Mi Canto Al Idolo” in the Latin market, where he worked with legendary producer Humberto Gatica, whose credits include Céline Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Barbra Streisand, Michael Bublé, and Josh Groban, which earned him a Global Music Award as “Best Male Vocalist” in Los Angeles and other international awards in countries like Spain and his native Venezuela. Mena is preparing for the upcoming release of his album in Tribute to the Great American Classics, being “Unchained Melody” the first single off the album which is currently available on every streaming platform and on YouTube. Be sure to keep a close eye on Edward, he is a fantastic artist and one of those rare gems in today’s generation of singers that is here to stay and who is definitely ready to make an important mark on contemporary romantic music in the United States.
Unchained Melody – Official Studio Video:
© 2023, Tedfuel. All rights reserved.