MEET IONA – Iona’s unique sound has been described as gorgeous vocals floating over a folk tinged musical backdrop, with an intermingled sense of both tradition and the contemporary. While her music is cleverly catchy, it washes over the listener with a serenity that is rare in the modern pop world, and the stories contained within her songs come to life with foot stomping rhythms and vivid lyrical imagery. Iona is a significant UK singer songwriter, drawing inspiration from her unique life experience and wonder of nature. Growing up in an Eco village in the Scottish highlands before embarking on a music career in London has given her a fresh perspective. With a voice that soothes the soul and lyrics that speak straight to the heart, Iona draws comparisons to artists like Jewel, Tori Amos and Sinead O,Connor. Iona works as a songwriter, session singer, vocal arranger and backing vocalist. She is always looking for new artists and companies to work with and enjoys a new challenge! Iona most recently began working for an online music publisher that provides vocal samples for writers and producers online. Iona is currently looking for a music publisher who can launch her recent works either with other artists or with tv/film connections. Please get in touch if you think you can help!
BOOK IONA – Iona recently returned to live in Findhorn (the spiritual eco-village she grew up in), where she is writing, recording and performing again, and is planning on releasing a new album in the summer/autumn of 2015/16. At the same time, Iona is available for weddings and business functions as a Celtic/Folk/Pop Singer and Harpist. If you would like to contact Iona, please send a message here!
WORK with IONA – Iona is a professionally trained vocalist with a Masters in Performance and Media Health (Distinction) and a BMus (Hons) First Class Music Degree in Popular Music Performance from London’s renowned Vocaltech School of Music. Iona has recorded and performed as a solo artist, session singer, harpist and backing vocalist throughout London between 2003 – 2009, in San Francisco and Los Angeles during 2007, and across Scotland between 2010 – 2015. Iona has recorded, performed and worked with many professional musicians and music companies including; Mike Scott, Glass Pear, Jem, Samplephonics, Taxi, Mary Ann Kennedy, Lauren MacColl, Gillian Frame, Juliet Russle, Susanne Olbrich, J.Eoin, Medwyn Goodall, Watercolour Music Studios, Unity Recording Studio, Resident Studios, Findlay Napier, Paul Jennings, and Elizabeth Rogers among others. Iona loves collaborating with new artists and is available for hire as a session singer, backing vocalist, harpist, songwriter, lyricist. Please get in touch with Iona here!