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Deidre Thornell’s first official EP, Destination Unknown, was released to iTunes on April 9, 2013. It was featured on the front page of the Country genre, under “New and Noteworthy”. The first song on the EP, “Looking For A Place To Shine” has had great audience and industry response. She released it as her first single in May 2013. She's cute, she's cool, she's country. This singer/songwriter from Texas with bountiful long red hair and a four octave range can certainly take command of any stage, and she has. Whether it’s a gut wrenching ballad that brings tears to the eyes, or a high energy southern rock anthem complete with choreography, Deidre delivers this, and more every time she performs. She has appeared on the Chevy Main Stage and the Bud Light Stage opening for such artists as Wade Bowen, Josh Abbott, and Gretchen Wilson. Through the years, she has sung the National Anthem at many venues, but singing it in front of 80,000 people at the 2011 Dallas Cowboys/San Diego Chargers game was an experience she will never forget. Rising to the next level, she entered the Texaco Country Showdown, a national contest, and was the Southeast Regional winner, and joined 4 other regional finalists in Nashville to share the stage with Jewel at the Ryman Auditorium. She is now headlining at various venues and festivals, including opening for national acts like Grammy award winners, Diamond Rio.
She has had the privilege to work with such talented writers and producers such as Ron Grimes (multi-platinum songwriter for LeAnn Rimes’ on her Sitting on Top of the World album) who co-wrote “Destination Unknown” with her in 2008; Scott Sean White (co-writer of Good For Nothing and Biggest Day); Jeff Jacobs (Foreigner and Billy Joel); Tim and Angela Lauer (co-writer of Looking For A Place To Shine), and Josh Goode (multi-Emmy award winning songwriter/producer).
You can contact Deidre for booking through her website www.deidrethornell.com where you will also find links to various media outlets for her music such as Facebook, Twitter, and Reverbnation.