Triveno is a singer/songwriter from Paarl
Triveno Roberto Smith more commonly known as Triveno is a singer/songwriter from Paarl. He writes and sings about life, love and everything that happens in between. Triveno’s musical journey started as a teenager when he’s dad brought home a guitar because his old man wanted to play. In the end Triveno got hold of the guitar and has since became inseparable. His dad still can’t play.
His first professional recording was back in 2012 at Franschhoek Recording Studios with Uys Visser. Lots has happened since then. In 2014 he released his first 10track album – Brighter Day. He has released a number of singles and also a 6 track EP with his band Southern Lights between 2016 – 2019. Songs like Looking for love, New shoes, Alive with You written by Triveno are also playlisted on RSG, Radio Tygerberg, CCFM and Groot FM to name a few.
In 2017 his wife Alecia lost her battle against cancer. She was also a founding member of the band Southern Lights. It was a difficult time for Triveno and their daughter Gabriella who was only 6 years old at that time.
This was a time of deep reflection and soul searching for him. In 2018 he got married again with Christelle and she has inspired him to get back into performing, writing and recording music again.
2019 was a new beginning for Triveno when he released two singles as a solo artist. Both songs, “Not Perfect” and “Foreign Land” did well on the South African Radio Scene. Not Perfect got Number 1 on Cape Town Radio Station CCFM’s Top 10 chart and Number 8 on Algoa Fm’s Top 30 Chart in the Eastern Cape. Foreign Land got playlisted on National Radio Station RSG and also got up to Number 6 on Algoa Fm’s Top 30 Chart.
His latest offering “Ignite” is an inspirational pop tune. The talented Ruth J features on the track and their voices fit so great together. Singing about letting what is on the inside of everyone of us, the beauty, our gifts and that what makes us special to come out. The message of “Ignite” is important and everyone needs to know that they have something to give to the world. We all need to shine and let the beauty inside of us come out.