Pax­ton’s al­bum gives glimpse into who the song­bird re­ally is

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win­ner Pax­ton Fielies’s new al­bum was re­leased to a few lis­ten­ers at the Gallo Record Com­pany Theatre last week.

The singing show’s sea­son 13 win­ner re­leased the muchan­tic­i­pated de­but al­bum with a new hit sin­gle ti­tled

This is a fresh and hot com­mer­cial al­bum for the pop princess, and fea­tures the likes of Kyle Deutsch, Craig Lu­cas and Tre­sor.

Guests en­joyed the 14-track al­bum over some drinks and nib­bles, with the young songstress shar­ing her ex­pe­ri­ence of work­ing on the al­bum.

“I wanted my mu­sic to speak for it­self. This is my in­tro­duc­tion into the in­dus­try, and I wanted you guys to un­der­stand me with­out the lights and every­thing. When you lis­ten to the songs, I want you guys to ex­pe­ri­ence the emo­tions I went through when I was in the booth record­ing,” she said.

Songs to look out for in­clude fea­tur­ing win­ner

Craig Lu­cas, and which truly res­onates of to her.

is young, up­beat, full of at­ti­tude and fun. The west African-in­spired beat and catchy lyri­cal con­tent con­firms the song’s abil­ity to be­come the next pop an­them. The crossover hit is al­ready en­joy­ing air­play across the coun­try’s ra­dio sta­tions. The al­bum also in­cludes her

hit sin­gle

“I am so ex­cited to be re­leas­ing my first sin­gle from my de­but al­bum. I hope every­one will en­joy it as much as I have en­joyed cre­at­ing it.”

One track that adds a sur­prise el­e­ment be­cause of its sass and fierecenes is

which she says is a song ded­i­cated to those who didn’t be­lieve in her. Proof of her hard work can be seen in the mul­ti­ple per­for­mances since her win across and be­yond the bor­ders of Africa, in­clud­ing per­for­mances in Swe­den.

Pax­ton will cel­e­brate the al­bum re­lease with a meet-and­greet ses­sion with her hometown sup­port­ers this month.

The al­bum is avail­able on all ma­jor dig­i­tal plat­forms.

@Le­segoMak­gatho

OWN­ING THE MO­MENT: Idols SA win­ner Pax­ton Fielies has re­leased her much-an­tic­i­pated de­but al­bum ti­tled

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