IMANY

IMANY

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Biography

Imany was born and raised in France, her parents are from the Comoros Islands. She grew up near Marseille and went to school outside Paris.
She first learned how to sing in an all-girl military school. And with the school choir she got her training, in singing classical music.
She started to travel the world on her own at age 17 and ended up settling in New York City, where she trained and developed herself.
She gets inspired by African background and by diverse artists such as Tracy Chapman, Bob Marley, Sade, Nirvana, gospel music. And with her eclectic taste and her special voice, she teamed up with Nevaris and the Nolej record family to produce her music.
She’s a singer/songwriter who performs in both languages and describes her music as being a combination of folk, soul and rock.
It's very difficult to put Imany's music in a box, her European and African makes her art something unique.

Lyrics

I Lost My Keys

Written By: Imany Mladjao and Josh Altman

INTRO
Can you help me
Can you help me
I never ask for anything
Can you help me
Can you help me
Can someone help me, breathe

VERSE1
I don’t trust myself, don’t trust myself
I’ll be doing the same mistake
Can you help me to find a family
It’s so lonely by myself

PREVERSE
I lost my keys
I don’t even know my own address
And there’s nowhere I wanna be

CHORUS
Can you help me
Can you help me
I never ask for anything
Can you help me
Can you help me
Can someone help me breathe

VERSE 2
I went outside
And scream your name
Real loud
But no one came
Is it too late, I’m so afraid
I need your strength

BRIDGE
Where are you? Where are you?
I need your help,
You’re never there
Where are you, where are you?
Why are you hiding? You never cared
Where are you?
CHORUS
Can you help me
Can you help me
I never ask for anything
Can you help me
can someone help me breathe

OUTRO
I feel so lonely
I feel so lonely
I know you judged me
But I need your help
Why don’t you love me?
One more time, one more time

Salty Skin

Written By: Imany Mladjao and John McFaul

VERSE 1
My head is full of dreams
Or so it seems
I dream to be in your arms
And feel the warmth of your sheets
Hold me baby, one more time

CHORUS
I miss your tender kiss
I wanna taste the salt of your skin
I wish I could fall asleep
Hearing your long heartbeat

VERSE 2
I wanna felt the warmth of your sheets
And the smell of your hand
I don’t wanna forget the feeling
The feeling that you get
After you and I get

CHORUS
I miss your tender kiss
I wanna taste the salt of your skin
I wish I could fall asleep
Oh hearing your long, long heartbeat

BRIDGE
I seat hear
Listening to silence
Salty skin come and feel the absence
You’re far from here, I know
But I need your presence (by my side)

CHORUS
Oh I miss your tender kiss
I wanna taste the salt of your skin
Oh! I wish I could fall asleep
Hearing your long heartbeat(oh1 I wish…)

OUTRO
I seat here listening to the silence….

It Rains in My Mind

Written By: Imany Mladjao and John McFaul


Everybody has something
Something to share
Whether it’s pain or despair
What about you?
You seem so far, far from my heart
I just want to understand
What’s in your eyes
You seem so sad
Looking away from my help

Chorus
And it rains in my mind

Verse 2

When you shut down yourself from me
From the world
I don’t feel, like I am part of your life
I just feel like there is something
In, in your soul
That I will never get
And I feel powerless

Chorus
And it rains in my mind

Bridge
I know you feel that you could hold on
On your own
But I just wish, you’d pen your eyes
To look and see
That I am hurt as much as you are

And…it….rains….in…my…mind

Verse 3
Everybody has something
Something to share
Whether it’s pain or despair
I wish you knew that I care
About you

And it rains in my mind, in my mind, in my soul, in my heart, in my eyes

Oh I need you to share
With me your fear
Your despair
And your pain
Cause it rains in my mind, in my mind….

Discography

Imany released her first EP in November 2005. It's a 5 track album all written by Imany. I Lost my Keys; It Rains in My Mind; Salty Skin; Pardonne Moi; Now I Know.

Set List

The set holds for 45 minutes. WE play the entire EP: I Lost my keys; It rains in My Mind; Salty Skin; Pardonne Moi; Now I Know. We finish the set by a couple of covers. such as Redemption songs (Bob Marley), Stand by Me (Ben E.King), Time after Time(Tuck And Patti), L'eau a la bouche (Serge Gainsbourg).