Music of the Sun with Magnet Man and Jens Malling at The Moonlight Showbar Benalmadena 21st April,
After he moved to Spain in 2010, he worked alongside various musicians playing different genres of music, including Country and Jazz. He also took part in some theatre productions, and performed on Spanish TV in Torremolinos. More recently he has dedicated his time to singing, performing and writing reggae. When performing he has been backed by a band he founded called Homegrown Reggae and as well as lead guitarist and lead singer, he wrote and composed the songs they perform.
Early 2017 JENS MALLING became a signed Solo Artist when accepting a Record Deal with MIE RECORDS, a side label of Magnetic Image Music Group from Barbados.
Jens' strong political views, and love of the simple things in life, are reflected in the songs that he has written for his Debut Reggae album ' SIMPLE PLEASURES ' being released on the MIE Record Label.
The first two singles from the Album, now released to Radio and playing on Central FM daily, are “Simple Pleasures” and “You Have Given Love Your Name”. The radio launch of these two songs on Central FM is leading up to the official Jens Malling *Live Album Launch* at the MUSIC OF THE SUN INTERNATIONAL CONCERT at the MOONLIGHT SHOWBAR, Sunset Beach Club, Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Spain on Friday 21st April 2017.
JENS MALLING will be touring in Spain, Corfu, Ibiza, UK and other countries and MIE Records are flying him to Argentina to make a Music Video of the Spanish/Argentinean Version of one of his songs entitled “You Have Given Love Your Name - The Gaucho Sound Track”
MAGNET MAN MAGNET MAN Ragga-Rock Star from BARBADOS …..
OUT NOW: Latest Album entitled “RAGGA ROCK”
Magnet Man has been a professional musician and lead singer since he left school on the tiny Caribbean Island of Barbados.
His popularity grew from his high energy live performances, his weekly shows had capacity crowds of 1500 filling the number one live music venues on Barbados. Magnet Man is also a very talented songwriter, his own unique genre is Ragga-Rock, which is a blend and a fusion of Bajan (Barbadian) Ragga and Rock.
He has had Radio hits playing on all stations from the time of his debut album “MAGNIFICENT” that went Platinum in the Caribbean. He then left to tour the world and has performed in over 30 countries, including Russia, Germany and Monaco and many times in Cuba.
He opened for Busta Rhymes at Wembley Stadium UK to 12,000. He even was the only act to tour with James Blunt on his Cyprus Stadium Tour.
He made headlines when his Barbadian filmed music video, for his Caribbean number One hit “HOW TO LOVE’, beat Rihanna’s for BEST MUSIC VIDEO AWARD at the BMA Music Awards, where twice he performed with her.
Magnet Man has performed at some big festivals to some big crowds, including 20,000 at the Norfolk Spectacular/ Sundown Festival UK and Monmouth Festival UK to 7,000, Reading Carnival UK to 6,000, Romerias De Mayo Cuba to 20,000plus, and more. But he always gives a world class performance whatever the size of audience or venue, big or small.
He is now based in Spain and has a backing band of top class, very talented musicians from Malaga. His latest single to be released to Radio from his current *RAGGA ROCK* album is ‘TAKE ME AWAY”, and is being played daily on Central FM .
He is performing at some great venues on the Costa Del Sol this Spring and Summer, including on April 21st THE MUSIC OF THE SUN INTERNATIONAL CONCERT at Moonlight in Sunset Beach Club, Benalmadena.
His mentors have included EDDY GRANT (Ice Record label owner and famous singer) , who encouraged Magnet to go to Europe after working with him back home in Barbados. He told Magnet that his music would be very popular in Europe, and the great Eddy Grant is being proved right.