Since signing with Open Road Recordings in 2013, Canadian country pop singer-songwriter Madeline Merlo has been making waves in the music industry.
With her powerful vocals, heartfelt lyrics, and infectious melodies, Merlo has captured the hearts of fans around the world. In this blog post, we will explore the remarkable journey of this talented artist and delve into the milestones that have propelled her career to new heights. Get ready to be inspired by the incredible talent and determination of Madeline Merlo.
Growing up in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, she drew inspiration from her natural surroundings and diverse musical influences like Motown, Soul, R&B, and country music. Now signed with Stoney Creek Records, Merlo continues to showcase her unique blend of genres and strong female voices in her music.
What is your creative process like?
My creative process usually starts with an idea or a feeling I am trying to capture. I try to follow that as honestly as I can, so I can make the most honest and relatable music!
Which famous musicians do you admire?
Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton, John Mayer, Noah Kahan, Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly
How would you describe your music?
Authentic, energetic, honest, joyful
What are your top two favorite albums of all time? Why those albums?
Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour – I feel as though this album truly captures the feeling of falling in love. It’s so colorful and completely one of a kind.
John Mayer, Born and Raised – This album impacted me so deeply when I began writing music. The stories and lyrical content of this record is honest and gut-wrenching. His musicianship and exploration as an artist is very inspiring to me.
When did you start writing music?
8 years old
Which fictional character do you wish was real?
What makes you nostalgic?
What was the last TV series you watched on TV?
What is your favorite board game?
What is the most useless talent you have?
I can read really fast.
Madeline’s new song, “Makeup,” showcases her ability to authentically express vulnerability and raw emotions through her music. By drawing from her personal experiences and intertwining them with universal themes, Merlo connects with listeners on a deeper level, making this song her most personal and relatable work yet. Her honesty and authenticity shine through, solidifying her place as a rising country star with both talent and emotional depth.
Stream/Download Makeup https://madelinemerlo.lnk.to/makeup