University of Northampton graduate releases first collection of songs

Singer-songwriter hopes ‘each song makes people feel something’

Thursday, 6th February 2020, 11:53 am
Updated Thursday, 6th February 2020, 11:54 am
Tinuke Jonah, a University of Northampton graduate, has released her first EP. Photo: University of Northampton.
Tinuke Jonah, a University of Northampton graduate, has released her first EP. Photo: University of Northampton.

A University of Northampton graduate who studied popular music has released her first collection of songs.

Tinuke Jonah graduated in 2019 and has now released a six-track album titled ‘Worth The Risk’.

The singer-songwriter, who has a ‘soulful voice’, is hoping her songs make ‘people feel something’.

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Tinuke said: “Having this EP released is a major achievement and I am so thankful to everyone who worked so hard on it.

“We spent long days and nights trying to make sure everything was just right, it’s my first project and I hope each song makes people feel something as it did for me. I couldn’t have asked for better people to work with.”

Tony Platt, who taught Tinuke at the University of Northampton and has worked with the likes of AC/DC, The Rolling Stones and Bob Marley, is now tipping the musician for success in the industry.

The associate lecturer said: “I have every confidence Tinuke will find success in the music industry – hopefully sooner rather than later.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Tinuke on a number of occasions over the last couple of years.

“She is a consummate professional and her attention to detail is very refreshing – ‘getting it right’ is far more important to her than just ‘getting it done’.

“Her songs, and especially her lyrics, are beautifully crafted to show off her superb voice – so soulful – she really feels the emotions she sings about.”

To create the songs Tinuke worked with fellow popular music graduates Kristina Tetereva, Shaphan Smith and Samuel McLeod, who shared composition, production and engineering duties and played on the songs.

You can stream the songs on most music services and the collection is available to buy on Amazon.