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Marcella Detroit

Rank #133 US Los Angeles, CA Pop / Neo Soul / Singer Songwriter

About

Label: Lo-fi Records

Manager: Lance Aston

Bio: I am Marcella Detroit aka Marcy Levy. As one half of UK based duo Shakespear's Sister, I featured vocally on our biggest hit "Stay", a record breaking Number 1 for 8 weeks in the UK. I've worked with Eric Clapton co-writing "Lay Down Sally", toured with him for 5 years; sang with Elton John, Leon... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Thnx 2 Alicia Keys 4 her song "girl on fire", yes I am , and will always feel 12 inside and will continue to b bring it #inspired

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“Re, my new album: "The Vehicle is a return to soulful roots. This may surprise some fans of the Shakespears Sister and Dancing Madly Sideways genres. But Marcy hails from the Motor City." Soul is in her blood, and she’s ready to play it like it is.”
— Ed Baker, Frontiers LA.com
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Album out soon!
Mar 30, 2012
Just a quick update to let you know, I have a finished album just waiting to be ... [more]
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  • Sat

    Nov 22


    Valencia, CA, US | 4:00pm
    Westfield Valencia Town ce...
    Valencia, CA, US
    Sat Nov 22 4:00pm

    Details

    Private Show: Combat Radio Christmas event. In support of our work with Social Services and Homeless Children, Combat Radio has produced a '2-disc' all-star Christmas Album.....on Nov. 22nd many of the artists will take the stage and play it L-I-V-E along with some of their 'power hits' and all of for a good cause....

  • 2014

    Jun 15


    Ann Arbor, MI, US | 3:30pm
    The Ark
    Ann Arbor, MI, US
    Sun Jun 15 3:30pm

    Details

    Corky Siegel & Marcella Detroit w/The Chamber Blues Ensemble Blues meets classical music, with a Detroit-born special guestCorky Siegel, Chamber Blues progenitor, co-founder of the Siegel-Schwall Band and Chicago Blues Reunion participant announces a concert event, set for THE ARK in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that promises to break musical and cultural boundaries in no uncertain terms. The evening will also serve to be celebrate of multiple anniversaries, as well, including the 40th for Alligator Records, the Chicago-based label for which Siegel and Chamber Blues record: the 25th of the (anti)establishment of Chamber Blues, Corky's revolutionary blues-classical fusion concept and the 70th of Corky's ongoing love affair with Planet Earth. Siegel has arranged for for a program that melds his reverent re-imagining of the blues for which he's become so well known over the course of a career that has spanned five decades (and counting) with disparate, yet compatible iconoclastic talents of the original "20 feet from stardom vocalist" Marcella Detroit. Marcella Detroit is a musical force whose spell-binding vocals have inspired recordings, tours, and collaborations with the biggest names in music including: Elton John (see video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmBCVrfrZic) Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton (with whom she co-wrote mega-hits like "Lay Down Sally") Carlos Santana, Bob Seger, and Leon Russell to mention a few. There is no vocal challenge to which Marcella cannot conquer.. A recent season of popular British TV's "Pop Star to Opera Star" showcased her five octave vocal range and nailing the most difficult repertoire of arias from the opera catalog. See: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbeAv16sVCkMaster percussionist Frank Donaldson has been a fixture with Chamber Blues for two decades. His resume includes stints with Archie Bell & the Drells ("Tighten Up") and the Ramsey Lewis Trio for eleven years as well as work with Curtis Mayfield, Ray Charles, Bill Withers and the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Corky Siegel is, of course, the award-winning composer who, at a very young age, learned his craft at the feet of such legendary first generation bluesmen as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and as a part of Siegel-Schwall Band. He is credited with moving the blues from smokey clubs onto the classical concert stage and obliterating musical categorization in the process.The June 15th event, a melange of blues, classical, pop, jazz, rock and world music is billed as "a stellar night of extraordinary musical fireworks." None of the principals has any doubt that the evening will live up to its billing. Visit Corky Siegel & Marcella Detroit w/The Chamber Blues Ensemble on the web

  • 2013

    May 3


    London, UK | 7:00pm
    Fri May 03, 2013 7:00pm

    Details

    I'll be performing with band playing songs from my TWO new albums, "The Vehicle" and "Skin I'm In" plus some songs from my wonderful past

  • 2013

    May 1


    York, UK | 7:30pm

    York, UK
    Wed May 01, 2013 7:30pm

    Details

    MARCELLA DETROIT, acoustic showcasing music from my TWO new albums, "The Vehicle" and "Skin I'm In" on my "Vehicle Jump Start Tour"

  • 2013

    Apr 30


    Norwich, NFK, UK | 8:00pm

    Norwich, NFK, UK
    Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    I'll be playing acoustically doing songs from my TWO new albums "The Vehicle" and "Skin I'm IN" and some songs from my fabulous past

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  • Marek Starx (Artist) Marek Starx
    Hello, Marcy. Love "Thanksgiving Day"... beautiful and true words. Thanks for uploading it here, hope many people will listen to your message through your music. Have a nic...
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist) Chuck Brunicardi
    "Good Girl Down " lovely and moving vocal and lyrics Marcella. Great arrangement, LA best wishes.
  • Frownz (Artist) Frownz
    Just swinging by to show some love, good vibes as always..would be great if you could take a look at my brand new music video 'Alive or Dead' which tributes my former lab...
  • Mo Bic (Artist) Mo Bic
    Heyyyy.. Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic Thx.. The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the ...
  • Skarred Kage (Artist) Skarred Kage
    Excellent tracks! Alex Skarred Kage
  • 7Heaven (Artist) 7Heaven
    Awesome Track Pleasure to meet you :) 7Heaven ~Indonesia~ Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/pages/7Heaven-Band-Ponorogo/184297121629493
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