Olu Bliss
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Olu Bliss

New York City, New York, United States | SELF

New York City, New York, United States | SELF
Band Alternative Soul




"Olu Bliss - En Contraste EP"

Music is special. Often times, it leaves us speechless. As a writer, I always want to articulate my words properly to explain what is in front of me; but as an artist, I realize there’s not always words to explain the feelings I have toward a particular piece. However, the feeling of inspiration requires no explanation, just a little attention.

Olu Bliss‘ recently released EP En Contraste has soul, passion, and a bit of swag. It’s not your average ILL EGO music post, but give Olu Bliss some attention and see if he doesn’t inspire a little piece of you. - ILLEGO.com

"Olu Bliss , Indie Artist on the verge of success"

Once again Dfw Soul Star is teaming up with DJ Foundacetion of fwsoul.com to present more of Dallas’ live and local talent..... - DFWSoulstar.com

"Olu Bliss- En Contraste"

This Album/EP whatever you want to call it, is simply amazing. At first glance, OluBliss does not appear to possess the voice he evokes in his music. His tone and range are unlike any other artist out right now. With people jumping on the fan train of The Weeknd and Frank Ocean, we say take a look at OluBliss. Listen to music that moves you emotionally like movie scores and can still keep you vibing and enjoying the sound. You can listen and download below.

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"Olu Bliss/ En Contraste"

“En Contraste” is inspired by Olu’s love for art and his interest in the French New Wave Cinema. After watching the 1960’s black and white films by French director Jean Luc Godard, Olu Bliss themed the EP after the movie “Breathless.” He captures the relationship dynamics between two main characters, Michael, a petty criminal and Patricia, a young American student and aspiring journalist. With songs like “Bang Bang,” a song that parallels the demise of a main character and the consequences of falling in love and “Roller Coaster,” a song highlighting the indecisive nature of their relationship, Olu Bliss suggests a post-modern soundtrack to “Breathless” with a pop sensibility.

Continue reading at NeoSoulCafe.com

- Neo Soul Cafe

"'En Contraste' makes life bliss"

Olu Bliss has artfully created the quintessential summer soundtrack that can accompany any poolside tanning session or peaceful time at home.

This New York native turned Dallas resident has managed to incorporate his fascination for art, French New Wave Cinema, and personal experiences into succulent, musical imagery. Bliss’ EP entitled, “En Contraste” was released yesterday with perfect timing to escort music lovers on such a sunny day filled with barbecues and relaxation....

Continue reading on Examiner.com ' - The Dallas Examiner

"Singer-Songwriter Olu Bliss Announces The Release Of His Debut EP, “En Contraste”"

In today’s music scene diversity is key. There is no such thing as a single, simple genre in contemporary music anymore. The best songwriters bring to the table a whole new crossbreed of their varying inspirations & motivations to coin radical new & fresh formats. For instance, no-one would have anticipated the revolution in style that could come fro the blending of afro-beat, jazz & funk… then incorporating them into a format that derives from the New Wave era in French cinema. Nigerian born singer-songwriter Olu Bliss has successfully captured these elements and made them his own......(Read more by reviewing the link) - Last FM


Songwriter on "DejaVu EP" by DejaVu 2010
"En Contraste" - June 2011



Olu Bliss is music, love applied and good vibes. A singer / songwriter with an affinity for live music & travel. His energetic Soul/Alternative sound draws inspiration from various musical influences like Coldplay to Sam Cooke. Olu's captivating lyrics invite you into his life long quest to experience love in color. Born & raised in Lagos, Nigeria he learned to appreciate the diversity of music. With fragments of afro-beat, Jazz and Funk all around him, he was drawn to rhythms, scales and melodies of all sorts.

In June 2011Olu Released his debut EP " En Contraste" which got great reviews on NeosoulCafe.com, The Dallas Enquirer , Last Fm Discover and more.

Joe Cali