Werner “Semi” Francis is back! His latest CD titled “Conscious Paradise” is set to re launch in 2012. Saint Lucia’s Semi leads the way of the new breaking genre: “Inspirational Reggae.”
Semi is certainly no novice to the local musical landscape. He remains well known as a member of the RCA Recording group Summit and later, as a lead singer for the group – October 4 and his chart-topping single ‘Put yourself in my place’.

For the last few years this talented and well known singer/songwriter/producer has been producing many hits for many of St. Lucia’s young talent in his studio 4Ya Studios. After much agitation from the public and especially his fans he went into production to begin laying down tracks which would collectively become this wonderful album which he has now launched.

“Love is the Key” was the first single released from the album in June 2010 and to be followed by “Lets come together” in October of the same year. These two singles have been getting lots of airplay and “Love is the Key” was selected as one of the inspirational songs performed by students during the St. Lucia Independence National Youth Rally in February 2011.

“Conscious Paradise” the album was produced by 22 year old Danyl Daniel of Daniel’s Den Studios of Gros Islet a supremely talented pianist and producer. This CD comprises of eleven inspirational songs – five of which were written by the artist. The album features an array of versatile and accomplished supporting artistes such as Linda ”Chocolate” Berther”, Ronald “Boo” Hinkson, Barbara Cadet, Denzil Leon, Zack Popo and Nicky Pamphille.

A contemporary singer, Semi is best known for his “lovers rock styling” in singing and writing. On this album “Conscious Paradise” Semi draws from the musical genres of Pop and Traditional Reggae Styles to deliver a refreshing repertoire of conscious soul searching songs. Semi is on a mission to market his brand of Inspirational Reggae to people worldwide.

Look out for Werner “Semi” Francis in Jazz performances for St. Lucia Jazz 2012. The album is available at, along with a number of social net working sites and various outlets in Saint Lucia. The album Conscious Paradise is Distributed by 4Ya Records