„Yana has a unique ability to bewitch her listeners with her vocals” – Bayview sounds
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Yana is a singer/songwriter from Czech Republic with strong ties to Ireland. She might have lived there in the past life in you believe in that sort of thing. Being fascinated by meaningful lyrics all her life, it’s no wonder she makes listeners think and pay attention to what she sings.

She’s building a strong reputation by working with the likes of Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hothouse Flowers) or Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames), supporting The Hills Mover (BE), sharing the stage with many talented artists in UK, Ireland and Czech Republic.


Radio Wigwam awards

Radio Wigwam awards

Radio airplays are vital for independent artists. Yet finding the right ones willing to play the unsigned acts and being open to various genres takes some cherry-picking. But you can find them. UK based Radio Wigwam is one of these gems. They have been running at...

Last and very personal album single – THE TRAVELLER

Last and very personal album single – THE TRAVELLER

Time keeps flying and with each passing day  we are getting closer to the album  being released. Excited? I can promise you it will be worth the wait. I know I made an album I wanted to make. And much more than that.  In the meantime, let me tell you a bit more about...

The Third Album Single and More

The Third Album Single and More

It’s been quite some time since I posted an update here. Those  subscribed to my mailing list are somewhat aware of what I’m up to. But for the rest of the world: I’m very excited to be releasing the third single from my forthcoming debut album. The single is called...

The man who introduced guitar into my life

The man who introduced guitar into my life

This is gonna be another deeply personal post. But let's face it - the best way to get to know somebody is to learn something about their life. That's what this is gonna be about. 16 years ago, on July 13th 2004, my first musical hero, who introduced guitar into my...

The very first review of the EP just in and it’s a glowing one!

The very first review of the EP just in and it’s a glowing one!

The good things keep coming!! Wow! Still find it hard to wrap my head around it. This past month was crazy busy but the hard work and perserverance seem to be paying off. The very first review of the EP came in and it's a beautiful one! Dave McMahon of Bayview Sounds...

Happy birthday Ferg!

Happy birthday Ferg!

This post might be a little more sentimental and I hope you'll forgive me for that. Today is a big day. So many emotions are going through my heart. After what seemed like an eternity my debut EP Distant Shore is finally out in the world! What an incredible feeling!...

My debut EP is out in a week!!

My debut EP is out in a week!!

The ride has been long and wild but I'm thrilled to share the exciting news that my debut EP "Distant Shore" is coming out in a week, on June 30th! It still hasn't completely sunk in. The date is quite symbolic as it would have been a birthday of the late Fergus...

Welcome to my page!

Welcome to my page!

Hi folks, welcome to my website. Here you’ll find everything you might like to know about my little music world. I’m more than happy to connect with you so get in touch if you feel like. Exciting news on the way so stay tuned!!


04/2024 – Bold Journey – Meet Yana

12/2023 – Canvas Rebel – Meet Yana

08/2023 – Brno – město hudby – Brněnská písničkářka Yana: v Dublinu jsem natáčela se svými přáteli

08/2023 – ShoutoutLA – Meet Yana/singer-songwriter

05/2023 – IMRO Ireland . Yana shares her debut album “Journey of the Soul”

04/2023 – Edgar Allan Poets – Journey of the Soul is Yana’s album, Out Now

04/2023 – Less Than 1,000 Followers – Yana releases her meaningful debut LP full of Irish sound and deep themes “Journey of the Soul”

04/2023 – CoolTOP20 -New Release- Journey of the Soul (album) by Yana

04/2023 – Longwave Music Radio LMR – Yana’s Journey of the Soul gets April release

04/2023 – Klefnotes – Yana – Song Review “The Traveller”

02/2023 – Illustrate Magazine – Yana’s Journey as The Traveler

02/2023 – VoyageLA – Check out Yana’s Story

02/2023 – Edgar Allan Poets – The Traveller is Yana’s single

02/2023 – Track Review: The Traveller (ft. Maurice Culligan) // Yana

02/2023 – KIMU – Yana teams up with Maurice Culligan on an emotive ode to her late friend, The Traveller

02/2023 – IMRO Ireland – Yana shares new single “The Traveller”

02/2023 – Less Than 1,000 Folowers – Yana”The Traveller”

10/2022 – Illustrate Magazine – Funeral of Life by Yana Review

10/2022 – Klefnotes – Yana – Song Review “Funeral of Life”

10/2022 – Gifted Balance Records – Going With The Flow Listening to “Funeral of Life” by Yana

09/2022 – FV Music Blog – Yana – “Funeral of Life”

09/2022 – Edgar Allan Poets- Funeral of Life is Yana’s Single/Indie Music

09/2022 – KIMU – Yana releases existential yet inspiring new single, Funeral of Life

09/2022 – We Write About Music – Yana teases last single “Funeral of Life” before 2023 debut album release

09/2022 – Less Than 1,000 Followers – Yana “Funeral of Life”

09/2022 – IMRO – Yana Set to Release “Funeral of Life”, Third Single from her Forthcoming Album

08/2022 – Illustrate Magazine – Exclusive interview with Yana

07/2022 – York Calling – Interview: Yana

07/2022 – Klefnotes – Yana – Song Review “Calm Before the Storm”

07/2022 – SinusoidalMusic – Yana – Calm Before the Storm/Comforting

07/2022 – The Other Side Reviews – Yana – Calm Before The Storm (2022)

06/2022 – Less Than 1,000 Followers – Yana “Calm Before the Storm”

06/2022 – Gifted Balance Records – Finding inner peace listening to Calm Before the Storm by Yana

07/2022 – Pigeon Reviews – Artist Interview: Yana

06/2022 – Popfad Music Blog – Artist Interview: “Calm Before the Storm” by Yana

06/2022 – We Write About Music – Yana memorializes an icon on her latest single “Calm Before the Storm”


06/2022 – Lindo -Yana’s adventurous journey and Calm Before the Storm…

06/2022 – Edgar Allan Poets – Calm Before the Storm is Yana’s new single

06/2022 – IMRO – Yana releases “Calm Before the Storm”, second single from forthcoming debut album

04/2022 – Plastic – New music from Yana

04/2022 – London Peaky – Yana’s Desert Island Album

03/2022 – Nexus Music Blog – Track Review: Reach Out // Yana

03/2022 – FVMusicBlog – Music Interview: Yana “Reach Out” Single Out Now

03/2022 – Klefnotes – Yana – Song Review “Reach Out”

03/2022 – The Other Side Reviews – Yana – Reach Out (2022)

03/2022 – The Sounds Won’t Stop – An Interview with Yana

02/2022 – Edgar Allan Poets – E.A.Poets Approved/Bands We Like – Yana

02/2022 – Gifted Balance Records – Yana Gets Deep In Her Brand New Single, “Reach Out”

02/2022 – Less Than 1,000 Followers – Yana “Reach Out”

02/2022 – Rising Artists Blog – “Reach Out”- by Yana

02/2022 – London Peaky – Something for the weekend?

02/2022 – The Punk Head – YANA “REACH OUT”

02/2022 – PopFad – Reach Out /// Yana


01/2022 – IMRO – Yana To Release ‘Reach Out’, First Single From Forthcoming Debut Album

09/2020 – Music Authentic – Yana takes us to discover a different cultural heritage with her music

09/2020 – The Other Side Reviews – Yana – Distant Shore (2020)

09/2020 – FVMusicBlog – Yana – ‘Distant Shore’ EP Released

09/2020 – MAKING A SCENE! – Yana Distant Shore

08/2020 – ZAP! BANG! Magazine – Interview

07/2020 – Klef Notes – Yana “Distant Shore” EP Review

07/2020 – Bayview Sounds – Distant Shore EP review

07/2020 – Reclessreviews – Yana releases debut EP, Distant Shore

06/2020 – MusicBox PR – Interview

05/2020 – GraffitiVibe.co.uk – Yana’s debut EP coming out on June 30th 2020

04/2020 – A&R Factory – Trapped In A Cage single review

03/2020 – Bayview Sounds – Trapped In A Cage single review


12/2019 – A&R Factory – Will You Be There single review

12/2019 – Bayview Sounds – Will You Be There single review

10/2019 – Merryn Magazine (UK) – Interview

10/2019 – Klefnotes – Distant Shore single review

09/2019 – Bayview Sounds – Distant Shore single review

09/2019 – Rocking Magpie – Distant Shore single review

08/2019 – A&R Factory – Distant Shore single review

08/2019 – Blog de los Muertos – Power of dreams (Distant Shore single review)




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