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Catherine MacLellan


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Won A 2012 ECMA Award For-FOLK RECORDING OF THE YEAR
catherine@catherinemaclellan.com
www.catherinemaclellan.com
Won 5 PEI Music Awards in January 2012
Last Date Changed: Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Catherine MacLellan , Folk singer/songwriter from P.E.I. was nominated for 3 ECMA 2012 Music Awards, She was nominated for: Album-Folk Recording and Solo Recording of the Year and she won 1 award for Folk Recording of the Year in April 2012.

Catherine is daughter of the Legend late Gene MacLellan of the famous written song, Snowbird by Anne Murray. Catherine's voice is similarly pure and honest, managing to simultaneously sound fragile yet strong. Her new 2012 nominated album entitled, SILHOUETTE, is the higly anticipated album from Catherine. The album captures her best qualities efortlessly-stitching togther elegantly woven songs with her memorable blend of heartfelt and powerfully introspectve lyrics and catchy melodies.

The album contains 14 tracks and Catherine bought together a band of longtime friends and musical collaborators with David Baxter producing. Included on the tracks is the song Snowbird, a stripped down cover version the most lauded song ever written by her father, featuring Canadian icon Jim Cuddy (of Blue Rodeo). MacLellan's star has long been rising in North America and she travelled and showcased in Boston, Berlin, Cannes, Memphis, New York, London and Paris.

Catherine recently won 5 MusicPEI Awards in January 2012 for Female Solo-Album-Roots Contemperay-Socan Songwriter-Video. In 2010 at the MusicPEI Awards, she won Songwriter-Female Vocalist-Album-Folk Recording. At the ECMA 2010 Music Awards she won Female Solo Recording of The Year and Folk Recording of the Year. She was also winner for Solo Artist of the year at 2009 Canadian Folk Music awards.

Other achievements:

* #1 Roots Artist on iTunes Canada

*PEI winner for CBC Radio 2 Canadian Song Quest

*Penguin Eggs - New Artist Discovery of The Year.


For more information regarding Catherine and her music, refer to her website, address posted above.

 

Profile By: John Gavin


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