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Marya Stark

Rank #7 US Santa Cruz, CA Folk / baroque pop / Indie


Sounds Like: Regina Spektor, Anais Mitchell, Fiona Apple, Queen, Danny Elfman


Bio: In the space between art and persona there is magic. Artists who work their craft for decades may find it on occasion. Marya Stark lives there.
Drawing from influences as diverse as Baroque classical, Broadway, pop and folk, Marya Stark crafts a sound that is wholly original. She creates the way ... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: ♫ Just Announced: Santa Cruz, CA - Dec 6 at Divinitree Yoga and Arts Studio http://t.co/dC1G0iLQX6


"After having the honor of watching Marya Stark's live show in my town and enjoying her album entitled "The Garden" my only comment is "tour de force."The world that she lives in is a pure breakthrough, not only for the writer but for the very possibilities of songwriting. The artist and her album provide an extended impressionistic account rich in pictorial detail and erotic longing. This was an acute dissection of one woman, the tangible and fantasy, her longing for absent ideals. She is both real and an addiction. As bruce sang, marya stark "is all that heaven will allow." -
— john shelton ivany, jsitop21.com
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fork in the road
Jul 30, 2011
aloha kittens, getting stoked to release my live album called "The Fork in the R... [more]
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  • Tim Gibson (Artist) Tim Gibson
    Amazing songs! You have a beautiful voice!
  • WAALM Awards (Artist) WAALM Awards
    You are in the our WAALM Tribune - World Top 20 Music Chart http://online.fliphtml5.com/ocfc/pyhi
  • Hallelujah Byrne (Artist) Hallelujah Byrne
    I just fell headlong into a moss covered azul rock pool- listening to your music- I fell deeper and deeper, strangely it didn't feel like water- I was falling in a dream- ma...
  • Jeffery Willis (Artist) Jeffery Willis
    Excellent work here. Really digging your style. Great guitar playing and awesome voice. Cheers from Virginia!
  • J.O.A. (Artist) J.O.A.
    "The Garden"...Wonderful Song!! Amazing Sound!!
  • Alan Bay (Artist) Alan Bay
    Hi, Marya! Love your musicianship, the different styles, it sounds authentic. What a great voice! Sending kind vibes from Marisol, Argentina. Keep making songs like these :)
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Q: Rarely do I find vocalist like yourself, and rarely do i really comment like this...I see many direction with you from beautiful music to musical "Artful Musicals" ..Diamond
A: Thanks so much for the comment! I'd love to make more music like this and go in the direction of 'atrful musicals'- thanks for listening

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