The Sam Cooke song “A Change Is Gonna Come” is a classic track and is considered to be the first soul song. Maria McAteer has made it her own and has released it as a single on iTunes and CD Baby. All money made from the sales will go to the National Association of Children of Alcoholics. Featured on the track are also the Stanford Quartet and it was mixed and mastered by Steve Bull.
Jan 2011 BBC Introducing favourite Artist (Panels Choice)
“Nina Simone Meets Nico somewhere between London and Koln”
Koln Stadt-Anzeiger (Germany)
“Smooth and jazzy, piano ballads full of sincere melodrama and gorgeous Judy Garland-esq vocals”
Cover Me (USA)
“The pain in her voice is beautiful”
DartBird music is proud to announce that the brilliant Cover Me blog has included Maria McAteer’s version of Justin Bieber’s “Baby” as the #7 best cover video and #41 best cover song of 2010.
16 March Miss Q’s, London
2 March Cuban Bar, London
24 Feb Rose Hill Tavern, Brighton
22 Feb Lower Ground Bar, London
9 Feb Talking Brighton, Brighton and Hove Community Radio
29 Jan Jazz Café, London
26 Jan The Troubadour, London
9 Jan BBC Introducing: The South
17 Dec Talking Brighton, Brighton and Hove Community Radio
9 Dec City Pipe, St Pauls, London
18 Nov Pete Jones Show, Radio Reverb
9 Nov British Oak, London
22 Oct The Swan Bar, Paris, France
18 Oct Pete Jones Show, Radio Reverb 97.2fm
7 Oct Rose Hill Tavern, Brighton
6 Oct Latest Music Bar, Brighton
7 Sep Purple Turtle Camden, London
28 Aug Water Rats, London
21 Aug Garden Fest, Brighton
13 Jul Latest Music Bar, Brighton
13 Jun Bar Solo, London
11 Jun Bradshaw’s, Brighton
After the success at Water Rats the gigs are rolling in for Maria McAteer. Next stop: Purple Turtle in Camden. Tickets £5, 8.30. The band will be Maria McAteer on vocals, Björn Dahlberg on piano, clarinet and sax and special guest David Kadumukasa on cello.
DartBird music is proud to present Maria McAteer at the famous Water Rats venue in London August 28. Maria will perform music from her upcoming album “Her Night At Noon” on DartBird music. Several singles are already avaliable at the iTunes store.
Maria McAteer has released her second single from her upcoming album. This time it’s a cover, Justin Bieber’s megahit Baby has been given a complete makeover and been turned into a dark gothic ballad. Available on iTunes.
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Lele Lele had is back after a successful tour of Finland and Sweden. A lot of new people got to hear the exciting mix of Bulgarian folk and Indian classical by the world music band. A very nice review (in Finnish) was published by Loviisan Sanomat. Read more about Lele Lele on their own website.
Maria McAteer’s beautiful urban lullaby Colourless Rainbow have been released and is available on iTunes. You can also see the official video on YouTube.
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The first album on DartBird music – Lele Lele’s self titled debut album have been released and is available on iTunes.
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