Liverpudlian singer songwriter Delta Maid has gathered her influences from across the Atlantic Ocean. The songstress has tapped straight into the rich musical tapestry of the Mississippi river, Nashville and the Chicago blues scene citing Son House, Skip James, Bessie Smith and Robert Johnson as influences.
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Can a biologist breathe new life into the Blues? Can a singer from the Deep South do justice to a Country & Blue Grass tinged song book, when the deep south she hails from is, geographically at least, south of Liverpool, in Wavertree? Does the continental divide of an ostensibly Nth American music distil its very essence and thus compromise its credibility?
Where we may do Punk very well we didn't do Grunge at all well. We can wipe the floor with Dance Music but can't really enter the big top of Hip-Hop greats. We give Folk a very English perspective and may colour it with a Country influence but when we go all out to emulate and imitate the results are at best, mixed.
Delta Maid grew up listening to her Fathers classic record collection, strewn as it was with earthy Blues and impassioned rhetoric. Having been won over by the heartfelt and evocative pieces her genre of choice was inextricably imbedded. On Broken Branches, her new 5 track EP release, she endeavours to walk the fine line between the clichÃ©d road of near mimicry, and that of the pursuit of a fresh interpretation through resolute conviction and desire. The intentions are good but the jury is still out, her soul maybe in Louisiana but her message still comes from Merseyside.
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@AmyWilson_Music hi Amy trying to find an email for you would like to get in touch regarding some music. Thanks x
@livslol just saw your message! Most welcome Liv hope you enjoy it. Big love x
Hi all! Posting this in response to the requests I've had since playing this out recently - hope I do it justice... http://t.co/JB1jG7xeWF
@juicyjan1330 thanks Jan lovely to meet you too. Hope to see you again. Love K x
@andamg1969 9:30 andrew!
RT @sqrpig: Gig Alert! DELTA MAID @deltamaidmusic play Zanzibar @TonyZanzi #Liverpool today Saturday 16th November http://t.co/H31NyrJRHq
Hi all! Show reminder in Liverpool, Zanzibar for The Songbook Sessions (see poster) - stage time 9ish X http://t.co/der2U49VJ5
@CeeleDennis Miss Ceele thank you! X
@juicyjan1330 thanks Jan! X
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@BidoLito thank u kindly! X
DM:News, Delta receives BMI songwriting award in London http://t.co/snti0yqQ6X
RT @markmcnulty: @LIMFestival closing party http://t.co/dvOfZ9AKI4 with @Dave_Monks @deltamaidmusic @TheSundownersUK @wavemachines @luminbe…
RT @RonSexsmith: @Patrici48854248 @Dave_Monks @deltamaidmusic I love Delta Maid RS
@RonSexsmith @Patrici48854248 @Dave_Monks only love for you here back to you Ron!
RT @benpwilliams: http://t.co/HCtc7hX3Y1 New songwriting blog- @deltamaidmusic discusses her songwriting tips,
Hey gals and guys, just a lil' reminder I'm playing Erics, Liverpool (Jade Wright Stage tomorrow) - 6pm, free... http://t.co/G2HVXnaSjy
@scottpoley @ericsliveinfo you too Scott! See you Sunday x
Hi all, I've just been confirmed to play the Jade Wright Stage at Erics, Liverpool for the Liverpool Music... http://t.co/DQ2NJN5reX