Lenka is an Australian singerâ€“songwriter, known for her song “The Show,” (designed by Stuart Brawley), from her self-titled album Lenka. Her latest song “Everything at After” was utilised in a Windows 8 advert.The daughter of a Czech musician father and an Australian schooltevery singleer mother, Lenka was raised in the Australian bush of New South Wales until age seven, when her household moved to Sydney, where she received her schooling and music training, and started to operate as a musician.As a teenager, Lenka studied acting at the Australian Theatre For Young People, where she trained with actress Cate Blanchett. Lenka starred in the Australian ABC-TV drama series GP as Vesna Kapek in the 1990s. She also hosted Cheez TV and has guest starred in other Australian TV series, including Home And Away, Wild Side, Head Start, and Spellbinder. She appeared in Australian feature films The Dish and Lost Things, way too as in theatre productions.
After adopting her 1st name as her sole artistic name, Lenka released her eponymous debut album on 24 September 2008, with “The Show” (produced by Stuart Brawley,) chosen to be the first single release from the set. The album peaked at number 142 on the US Billboard 200.
Lenka creates paper art type of stop-motion animated music videos for each of her singles with James Gulliver Hancock, a visual artist from Australia. The childlike appearance to all her music videos is accomplished on purpose by the duo. Her vocal stylings are a juxtaposition of pop and layered, complicated influences.
She provided vocals on two tracks (“Addicted” and “Sunrise”) on German artist Schiller’s album Atemlos, released in Germany on 12 March 2010.
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