“Wild Wolvez” is a song that is meant to open the doors for young women by empowering them to stand up for what they believe in and reassuring them that they are not alone in the world. The lyrical messaging within “Wild Wolvez” emphasizes how women can create and have freedom by learning to own and love their bodies and that women do not have to live in a world governed by misogynistic values. Filmed in New Brunswick, the music video reflects on women and how they are beautified in today’s society. Pop culture makes it difficult for young women to understand their bodies. The video symbolically
represents the stark nature of the misogyny driven landscape Western Culture currently operates in and how we can create a new, raw, unfiltered wilderness that we all feel safer in. The music video has symbolic messaging that we as women connect through our pain by sharing our stories. Apryll wanted the
music video to portray how all women, regardless of race and ethnicity, experience some form of sexual abuse and harassment. This is shown through the diverse cast of women, from Indigenous to Egyptian Canadian and French Canadian.
From performing in Halifax, Hollywood, New York, Toronto and more, Aileen is no stranger to the music world. Her band in Los Angeles includes Toshi Yanagi and Jimmy Earl (players for Jimmy Kimmel Live!) and she opened up in Venice Beach, California for a pair of Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers Steve Ferrone
(Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers) and Al Jardine (The Beach Boys). Aileen has shared the stage with Grammy-nominated artist Carmen Vandenberg (from Bones UK), Billboard World Contest songwriting award winner Julia Othmer, Grammy-Award winner Yogi Lonich, and JUNO and CCMA Award winner Ken
“From watching the Brett Kavanaugh trials, it ignited a spark inside me that wanted to create a song to empower women,” said Apryll Aileen. “‘Wild Wolvez’ is a message for women to reclaim our bodies, our wild nature and our sexuality by choosing who we become through the stories that make us. Instead of hiding secrets, these wolves are ready to expose everything so that it can be healed. But you can’t start healing until you know where the pain is coming from and why.”
Apryll is currently working on her second studio album titled Rising Tides (produced by Grammy-nominated producer Daniel Lafrombe Evans, better known as his stage name LVR ), which will be released in early 2021. Rising Tides encompasses pop sounds with a mix of piano vibes but adds the elements of modern electronic drum beats and soulful melodies. Keep up to date with new music releases and upcoming performances by following Apryll on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.