Grace McLean & Them Apples
Friday, April 20, 2018
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From 12th century mystic and polymath St. Hildegard von Bingen to “one of the greatest songwriters ever” (Rolling Stone) Joni Mitchell, from extraordinary machine Fiona Apple to socially conscious Liz Swados, from the First Lady of Song to Queen Bey, Grace McLean sings of the many muses that have helped shape her singular voice Called “electrifying” by The Huffington Post and “phenomenal” by The New York Times, Grace McLean is a multi-hyphenate actress-singer-writer-teacher on the rise.
In addition to performing (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Grace also makes time for her acclaimed original music, both as a solo artist and with her band Grace McLean & Them Apples. With a sound that combines Regina Spektor's quirkiness, Nellie McKay's jazz sensibilities, Fiona Apple's irreverence, Kimbra's sass and Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs' rhythm, McLean adds up to one beautiful weirdo. Manhattan User's Guide writes, \\\"this pop and jazz singer writes seriously infectious melodies with seriously antic lyrics.
Her voice can raise the roof, or she can slide off a note and break your heart,” and Stephen Holden of the The New York Times says “Ms. McLean’s voice [is] a flexiible instrument with unexpected reserves of power...Behind her playful adventurousness lies a well of passion.”