Maya Lavelle

Maya Lavelle is a Dutch music artist, a songwriter and composer based in London.

She creates a distinctive take on pop music, a journey into a world of phantasmagoria, driven by her unique vocals and productions that are represented by striking visuals and enigmatic quirky videos. Clash Music described her as “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 chart, broke into the UK Official Singles Charts Top 75 and reached number 1 in the Netherlands iTunes Chart.

She has released nine singles to date, of which, three have have reached the Number 1 position in the Netherlands iTunes Charts, whilst her debut single “This Ain’t The End” was aired on MTV and utilised in the film soundtrack for “The Rift“. At the time of release of “This Ain’t The End” 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 was 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 also 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 the Berlin International Film Festival in the Berlinale Talent Campus as a film composer.

Blow Up Songs is the worldwide music publisher for her releases to date.