Liliana Rokita

Liliana Rokita

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An independent young woman - a latina full of fire. Sensual, enchanting, mesmerizing . . . with undeniable classic Hollywood beauty. A crossover artist in the truest sense; singing her songs in Spanish to the English masses to remarkable response.

Biography

"My songs have a message of 'love'. I am a very romantic person and you can see that in my lyrics. I think when it comes to music it doesn't matter the language, or the style, as long as you can transmit the true emotions of your performance, the connection with the people will come. That is the dream and goal of every artist to be able to knock down the barrier of language. I'm very lucky and very excited to see that everybody enjoys my music . . ."

Liliana Rokita
Singer/Songwriter/Actress
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LILIANA ROKITA, an independent young woman - a latina full of fire. Sensual, enchanting, mesmerizing . . . with undeniable classic Hollywood beauty. A crossover artist in the truest sense; singing her songs in Spanish to the English masses to remarkable response.

One of the BEST NEW ARTISTS of 2004, her critically acclaimed debut album entitled, LILIANA, yielded four (4) hit songs on the independent Latin Pop Charts: CAMINOS CONFUSOS (peak position #8), ME TIENES ENAMORADA (peak position #11) and two (2) B-sides, FANTASIAS and ERES, from Liliana's new single release MI AMOR A ESCONDIDITAS which debuted simultaneously at #32 in July 2005 and remained until December 2005! Liliana commanded the charts for an amazing TWENTY ONE (21) consecutive months!!!

Remarkably gifted and talented, Liliana has been thrilling everyone with her vocal capabilities and songwriting. With the high expectations/goals she sets for herself, Liliana is constantly perfecting/polishing her craft. Her strong musical vision is not tied to one form or genre of music - from traditional Mexican music, cumbia’s, ballads, rock, pop, mariachi, salsa, merengue, etc. to outside influences from all over the world - she is very flexible.

Originally from Toluca, Mexico, Liliana relocated to the United States where she currently makes her home with her husband Chris and their three kids, Christopher, Erik and William.

For her endearing spirit, persistence and dedication to her craft, delicate balancing of her family life, and attempts to benefit the lives of others with her career Liliana was recently awarded the State of Michigan's most prestigious cultural honor by Governor Jennifer Granholm - '2004 Emerging Artist Award' during the 19th Annual ArtServe Michigan Governor's Awards for Arts & Culture festivities at the Henry Ford in Detroit, Michigan.

Liliana's singles, CAMINOS CONFUSOS, ME TIENES ENAMORADA and her latest release, MI AMOR A ESCONDIDITAS are club hits around the globe; with heavy rotation in the US markets of New York, New Jersey, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Juan, Washington, DC, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Detroit – also clubs in Germany, Russia, Italy, Australia, Great Britain, and France. Her self-titled debut album, 'LILIANA', contains 12 original tracks produced by first-timers Chris & Liliana Rokita, engineered by Chris Rokita, mixed by Chris Rokita and W. Kelly Milionis, and mastered by Ron McMaster - Capitol Records Mastering, Hollywood, California. It is supported by a music video entitled, CAMINOS CONFUSOS; also included on the enhanced CD.
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UPDATES - SPECIAL RECOGNITION - AWARDS - NOMINATIONS:

*****Liliana Rokita's hit song 'CAMINOS CONFUSOS' is featured in the upcoming independent film entitled, 'PANIC IN DETROIT' - an urban thriller! The indie film, inspired by an Actors Workshop production, was written and directed by filmmaker Brian Lawrence. 'CAMINOS CONFUSOS' also appears on the 'PANIC IN DETROIT: Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture' soundtrack • ". . . and the Latinization of the city is represented by the salsafied soul of Liliana Rokita on the ballad "Caminos Confusos" . . ." Terry Lawson/Detroit Free Press; "And there's some sun here too - Liliana Rokita's "Caminos Confusos" is a gorgeously bittersweet ballad . . ." Johnny Loftus/Detroit Metrotimes.

*****Liliana's CAMINOS CONFUSOS music video was selected for showcase at the 2005 Planet Ant Film & Video Festival.

*****Liliana receives 3 Detroit Music Award nominations; OUTSTANDING MUSIC VIDEO (limited budget)-Caminos Confusos; OUTSTANDING WORLD/REGGAE/SKA RECORDING-Me Tienes Enamorada; and, OUTSTANDING WORLD/REGGAE/SKA SONGWRITER.

*****Liliana's current hit ME TIENES ENAMORDA selected to appear on the 2005 DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS Benefit Compilation CD to raise money for the Motor City Music Foundation.

*****Liliana selected for live performance showcase during the 1st Annual Motor City Music Conference (MC2).

*****Liliana continues her crossover into the English market with her Spanish material in a big way! 'CAMINOS CONFUSOS' music video to air on SWEPT AWAY TV! - a nationally distributed teen music/pop culture TV show and national winners of a 2004 AEGIS AWARD and finalists in the Billboard Music Video Awards for Regional Programs. On the air for 5 years, Swept Away TV is seen in 42 markets including NYC, Philadelphia, Miami, Atlanta and Phoenix and is estimated to be available i

Lyrics

Caminos Confusos

Written By: Liliana M. Rokita

Caminos Confusos
(c) 2003 Liliana M. Rokita
Rokita Productions/BMI
(lyrics reprinted with permission)

If only I had known, just how hard this would be
If only I wouldn’t be so afraid of this crazy thing called love
As much as I wanted to leave you, I wanted to love you

Un beso un adiós y el recuerdo
de algo lindo que compartinos,
más todo cambió y de pronto
me he quedado con un vacío.

Se fue sin pensar, que en silencio
quedaria el día vecino,
se fue sin pensar, que en mi
cuerpo quedaba un corazón herido.

Caminos confusos, se marcaron
en mi vida cuando yo te perdí,
Caminos confusos, que me alejan
más y más de tí.

I kiss her goodbye, the tears in your eyes
The sound of your cries are burning my disguise
Through all the ups and downs, we are still the perfect duo
But I don’t know how to tell you from these caminos confusos

Recuerdo su piel, perfumaba cada noche
con un solo beso,
mirada de miel, siempre listo
a la conquista era mi dueño.

Se siente tan mal, vivir sólo
del recuerdo que me dejaste,
pero al final, del recuerdo me detengo
para no ahogarme.

Caminos confusos, se marcaron
en mi vida cuando yo te perdí,
Caminos confusos, que me alejan
más y más de tí.

Caminos confusos, caminos confusos, caminos confusos, caminos confusos . . .

Mi Amor A Escondiditas

Written By: Liliana M. Rokita

Mi Amor A Escondiditas
(c) 2003 Liliana M. Rokita
Rokita Productions/BMI
(lyrics reprinted with permission)

Una vez y otra más, sabes? Tu sonrisa
me mata, ya que más da,
entramos en un juego que al final,
nos sorprendió a los dos, ya pa’que luchar.

He notado también, que sientes como yo,
nervios de saber, que esta tarde
nos volvemos a ver, tal vez te animes
y me dejes saber

Que te mueres por mí,
que el corazón te grita,
que quires que te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Que no puedes domir,
que hagamos una cita,
para que asi te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Mira que yo tambíen, es lo que estoy pidiendo,
vamos animate, ya no pierdas el tiempo,
yeah, yeah, hagamos una cita,
para que asi te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Hay senór se animó, caray, sentí como temblaba mi corazón,
cuando me confesaba lo que soñó,
y yo creyendo en su buena intención

No paró de reir, si casi me desmayo y se disculpó,
diciendo que era broma y buena razón,
para acercase y romper el turrón.

Que te mueres por mí,
que el corazón te grita,
que quires que te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Que no puedes domir,
que hagamos una cita,
para que asi te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Mira que yo tambíen, es lo que estoy pidiendo,
vamos animate, ya no pierdas el tiempo,
yeah, yeah, hagamos una cita,
para que asi te dé,
mi amor a escondiditas.

Un Poema Para Dos

Written By: Liliana M. Rokita

Un Poema Para Dos
(c) 2003 Liliana M. Rokita
Rokita Productions/BMI
(lyrics reprinted with permission)

El encuentro fue casual,
más la vida preparaba algo más,
una tarde un diá más,
y una cita llena de informalidad.

No tardé en descrubrir tu corazón,
lo más puro y limpio que Dios me mandó,
tenía miedo y a la vez tanta ilusión,
más de fuerza tu mirada me llenó.

Un poema para dos, en el cielo se escribió,
en el cielo se escribió,
un poema para dos.

un poema para dos, un poema para dos,
un poema para dos, un poema para dos

Un poema para dos,
y un historia que el destino decidió,
una idea nada más,
que ahora se convierte en realidad.

Lentamente te genaste mi amor,
lentamente me gané tu corazón y en el cielo escribi un canción,
con tu nombre iluminando por el sol.

Un poema para dos, en el cielo se escribió,
en el cielo se escribió,
un poema para dos.

Discography

LILIANA [ECD] (2003)
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Debut Album
(includes "Caminos Confusos" Music Video)

LILIANA [Demo] (2000)
660355832628
Limited Edition

Liliana Rokita also appears on:

Panic In Detroit (2005)
Motion Picture Soundtrack

2005 Detroit Music Awards Benefit CD
Motor City Music Foundation/Royce Distributors

Tropical-The Best In Tropical Latin Music
Majestic Miami
(March 2004/CD 3 Compilation)

Saginaw Onstage 2003 Compilation
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MANAGEMENT:
W. Kelly Milionis
Shoestring Entertainment Corporation
2612 Chapel Drive East
Saginaw, MI 48603
989-274-3994
989-249-7625 (fax)
www.shoestringentertainment.com
ceo@shoestringentertainment.com

LILIANA ROKITA LEGAL COUNSEL:
Mr. Marc Jacobson
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Met Life Building
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
212-801-9200
212-801-6400 (fax)
www.gtlaw.com

Set List

Set list can be provided, but varies performance by performance. Includes originals:

Caminos Confusos (2:52)
Sintiendo Tu Hechizo (3:18)
Me Tienes Enamorada (3:25)
Mi Amor A Escondiditas (4:06)
Cielo Estas Asi (2:59)
La Mujer Que En Mi Dormia (4:05)
Un Poema Para Dos (4:00)
Iluminando Tu Piel (3:07)
Entre Luces De Colores (3:27)
Entre El Y Yo (4:17)
Herido Esta Mi Corazon (3:31)
Mi Derotta (4:03)
La Negra Y El Bohemia (2:58)
Fantasias (3:04)
Tu Amistad, Mi Amistad (3:28)
El Mas Grande Amor (3:58)
Soy Como Soy (2:45)
Eres (3:25)

also, a wide selection of covers (Celia Cruz, Thalia, Paulina Rubio, etc.) and audience requests!