Cynthia Leigh Wilson is an American musician and one of the vocalists, songwriters and founding members of new wave rock band the B-52’s. She is noted for her distinctive contralto voice and also plays percussion during live shows. She is the younger sister of the late guitarist Ricky Wilson , who was also a founding member of the band. In addition to her work with the B-52’s, Wilson has released two solo EPs, Sunrise and Supernatural . In late 2017, she released her debut solo album, Change, via the independent label Kill Rock Stars.