Marisa Yeaman In Concert
|Edges of country twang, the soulfulness of the blues and the literal sensibility of modern day folk from this Australian artist currently based in the Netherlands|
Edges of country twang, the soulfulness of the blues and the literal sensibility of modern day folk from this Australian artist currently based in the Netherlands
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Her 2 previous albums both climbed to the Top 20 of the Euro Americana charts.
With the dust of the Australian continent firmly in her veins, travelling the nation with her family as a child, and the world since, has given her a bagful of life experience that would be at home in a Kerouac novel. Marisa Yeaman’s strength as a writer lies in the ability to connect the contradictions of the lives we lead and polarise them into songs which stay with the listener long after the notes fade.
If songs are a journal of the times we live in, then Marisa has been writing her own truth for most of her life. Her sound is her own, worn off the edges of country twang, the soulfulness of the blues and the literal sensibility of modern day folk. Add a voice drenched in real experience, rich from a roar to a whisper, and aching with passion and you begin to understand why Yeaman never quite fits squarely
into any musical box.
After almost a decade of work as a live musician in Australia, Marisa’s self released debut album ‘Pure Motive’ in 2005 climbed to number 19 on the critic based Euro Americana Chart. Marisa’s follow up album ‘Roadmap Heart’ in 2008, climbed to number 12. Now after many more miles, many notes and many songs, her highly anticipated third full length album ‘Voices from the Underground’ debuted at #4 amongst names like Lucinda Williams, Buddy Miller and Gurf Morlix.
This new album brims with stories of everyday people in several countries, characters who exist on the outside of the mainstream, the outsiders, misfits, and visionaries. She says, “In a world so often driven by consumption and acquisition, it sometimes feels everything is measured by it’s commercial value, or by potential advertising mileage. ‘Voices from the Underground’ looks beyond the veneer of society to tell some of the stories of people who are motivated by the ‘pure love or passion’ of what they do.”
Yeaman is a touring artist who has played in Europe, UK, USA and Australia, building a loyal audience for her work and she has opened for some of the most respected songwriters of our times like Tom Russell and Ron Sexsmith. Her music has had radio airplay in over 19 countries, and accolades from across the world.
Marisa Yeaman is a truly independent artist, producing and releasing her own records and carving her own following through her captivating live performances. An authentic and intimate performer, she writes with the eye of a journalist, and the heart of a traveller.
This female troubadour continues to traverse the world touching audiences large and small.
Contact: Rob Ellen
Telephone/Mobile: 05602 620901
Look for Twitter usernames: @marisayeaman @medicinemusic