Cordelia Stephens / Bio

Cordelia Stephens is an English-American folk artist whose voice combines power and vulnerability, and whose incisive songwriting explores the contradictions of modern life and love drawing on her musical influences such as Aimee Mann and Gillian Welch. Her sophomore album Wide Awake Dream produced by Riley McMahon at New Warsaw Studio, NY will be released on October 15th, 2016. Her debut album- Threshold also produced by Riley McMahon-  was officially released in a sold-out show at The Living Room in 2012.

Cordelia Stephens grew up in England singing requiems in school choirs and in a blues-gospel choir while at Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland. When she moved to New York in 2002 she immersed herself in the Lower East Side singer-songwriter scene, simply listening to as much as possible and singing back-up with various bands before putting together her own.  Her killer band, brings tremendous musicianship, humor and energy to every show. Cordelia plays regularly in New York City in either duo shows with upright bassist, Wayne Batchelor, or with her full band.

General Info

Band Members
Cordelia Stephens (Vocals, Guitar), Tony Lauria (Piano), Riley McMahon (Electric Guitar), Pemberton Roach (Bass), Dylan Wissing (Drums)
Artist Name
Cordelia Stephens
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Active Since
Folk / Singer-songwriter

Contact Info

New York, NY

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