Maya Lavelle signs to Blow Up Songs

We are pleased to announce that Maya Lavelle has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Blow Up Songs. Lavelle, is a Dutch music artist, songwriter and composer who is based in London.

She creates distinctive pop music that takes a journey into a world of phantasmagoria represented by striking visuals and enigmatic quirky videos. Clash Music calling her a “pop icon-in-waiting” around the release of House On A Rocky Road, the single which peaked at 27 in the UK iTunes Top 40 singles, broke into the UK Official Singles Charts Top 75 and reached number 1 in the Netherlands iTunes Charts.

She has released nine singles to date, with three of which have reached Number 1 in the Netherlands iTunes Charts, whilst her debut single “This Ain’t The End” was aired on MTV and was utilised for “The Rift” film soundtrack. At the time of release “This Ain’t The End” video also tantalised online fans of The Walking Dead TV show by being linked to the outcome of one of the storylines of season 6.

Lavelle’s last music video HOBO featured a memorable paring of her interacting with a real live bear, which instantly became a big online hit with her growing fanbase.

Lavelle cites her influences as pop, electronic and classical music whilst being inspired by cinema and literature.  She has a master’s degree in advanced composition and orchestration at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Whilst she has taught “creating music for theatre” at the University of Amsterdam at AHK in Amsterdam in the past few years.

As a classically trained composer, she won prizes such as for ‘Best Piece’ in the Young Composers Meeting competition in Appeldoorn, Netherlands. She was chosen to represent Netherlands for theBerlin International Film Festival in the Berlinale Talent Campus as a film composer.