Callaghan (British female singer-songwriter Callaghan)

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History

Callaghan wrote her first song at the age of 14 and earned a place on BBC TV show Get Your Act Together, hosted by Irish singer Ronan Keating.
Callaghan has worked with many musicians and producers including Grammy Award nominee writer John Peppard and producer Peter Lawlor who formed the band Stiltskin.

In 2008 Callaghan self-released single “Look Around”. Doing all of the PR and radio plugging herself, Callaghan achieved airplay on numerous BBC radio stations, extensive local and national press coverage as well as a performance on Sky TV.

In July 2009 Callaghan travelled to Georgia, USA to record with US artist Shawn Mullins. The first single from the collaboration "Smile" has been played on Bob Harris's Country Show on BBC Radio 2.

"The world needs more singer songwriters like Callaghan. In a time where mediocrity is seen as brilliant, Callaghan truly shines through as the real deal. Her voice is original and pure, and she is one of the greatest unsigned talents I've ever heard." - Shawn Mullins

Influences

Callaghan's work is influenced by country musicians like Johnny Cash and singer-songwriters such as James Taylor. Her voice has been compared to artists including Sarah McLachlan and Alison Krauss.
She often performs covers at her live peformances, including "The Lucky One" by Alison Krauss

Discography

EPs
- Callaghan (2005)
- Road To Elmersville (2006)
- Nothing You Say (2007)

Singles
- Look Around (2008)
- Smile (2009)

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Life in Full Colour 2

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2013 Callaghan Live in America 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Look Around 5 1
2009 Smile 5 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
2007 Nothing You Say 5 1

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