Fen in 5 questions for The Cult Gateway

‘Make It’ is a fresh mix of soul, pop and funk music, in which we can also here R ́n ́b hints. How did you arrive to such a recipe and with what kind of inspirations?

Creating ‘Make It’ was a journey of musical exploration, blending elements of soul, pop, and funk while embracing subtle R&B influences. This unique recipe was inspired by a rich tapestry of musical experiences. From my early pop-oriented work to a transformative encounter with my idol, Stevie

Wonder, during a tribute tour, my musical evolution took flight. COVID-19’s disruption provided a creative space to craft the album, which felt like a long-awaited dream. ‘Make It’ is a culmination of my musical passions and a testament to the diverse inspirations that have shaped my art.

The lyrics are very positive, what kind of message do you want to share through your music?

The lyrics of my songs carry a positive and optimistic message because I firmly believe in the power of music to inspire and uplift our spirits. Through my music, I aim to convey a message of hope, love, and perseverance. I want listeners to feel joy, find comfort, and be encouraged to pursue their dreams. The positivity in my songs reflects my outlook on life and art as positive forces capable of changing the world, one song at a time.

Are you working on new music or maybe a new album?`

Absolutely, I’m always in the creative process, searching for new melodies and lyrical themes to explore. Inspiration can strike at any moment, and most of my songs actually come from dreams I’ve had at night. When an idea or a beautiful melody comes to me, I make sure to record it. During

dedicated writing periods, I delve into these recorded ideas and work on pre-production. Currently, I’m in the phase of accumulating these creative ideas, which I’ll sift through when the time is right to start thinking about the production of my next album. Right now, my primary focus is on the

promotion and activities related to my current album, ‘Hero’. So yes, a new album is always in the works, but for the time being, I’m putting my energy into ‘Hero’ and its journey

What would be your biggest dream for your career?

My ultimate dream for my career is to be recognized as a full-fledged artist. I want people to know my name not only as a performer but also as a composer and lyricist. I’d love to further explore songwriting for other artists, contributing to the music industry in a broader sense. Additionally, I

would be thrilled to embark on tours beyond our borders, sharing my music with audiences worldwide. Ultimately, my biggest dream is to leave a lasting mark on the music industry and continue evolving as an artist.

Any upcoming shows?

For the moment, I have some scheduled dates in venues in Belgium, towards the end of the year, and several already booked for 2024.