Dara Maclean

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Dara Maclean
Birth name Dara Joy Maclean[1]
Born (1986-05-19) May 19, 1986 (age 28)[2][3]
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.[1]
Genres Contemporary Christian
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2006–present
Labels Fervent Records
Website Official website

Dara Joy Maclean (born May 19, 1986) is an American contemporary Christian singer-songwriter born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. On July 12, 2011 Maclean released the album entitled You Got My Attention, her first full length studio album.[4]

Background[edit]

Maclean started singing at the age of eight, and led worship services at her church in her teens.[5] In addition, Maclean started to play the guitar and write songs at the age of 13.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
Christian
2006 Dara Joy[6]
  • Released: August 15, 2006
  • Label: Indie
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011 You Got My Attention[7][8]
  • Released: July 12, 2011
  • Label: Fervent
  • Format: CD, digital download
9[9]
2013 Wanted
  • Released: September 24, 2013
  • Label: Fervent
  • Format: CD, digital download
22

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak Chart Positions Album
US Billboard Hot Christian Songs
2011 "Suitcases" 18[10] You Got My Attention
"Free" 16[11]
"The Day That Love Was Born" Non-album single
2012 "Yours Forever" 27[12] You Got My Attention

Personal life[edit]

Maclean is of Italian heritage; her grandfather changed the family name from Martorella to Maclean. [13] Maclean has an older sister named Nicole and her parents are Dan and Judith. Maclean announced via Twitter, January 8, 2013, that she was engaged to Donnie Petty.[3][13] They were married on May 11, 2013.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jesus Freak Hideout. "Dara Maclean biography". Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Robin (May 19, 2011). "A Happy Happy Birthday". Air 1. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Database Matches for Dara J Maclean in Texas". PublicRecords. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Papanikos, Stacey (July 10, 2011). "Dara MacLean [You Got My Attention] (2011)". Christian Music Review. Retrieved September 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Argyrakis, Andy (August 1, 2011). "With... Dara Maclean". CCM Magazine. p. 14. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ last.fm (May 23, 2012). "Dara Joy". last.fm. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ Allmusic (July 12, 2011). "You Got My Attention". Allmusic. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  8. ^ Jesus Freak Hideout (July 4, 2011). "You Got My Attnetion". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  9. ^ Billboard (January 27, 2012). "You Got My Attention - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ Billboard (July 23, 2011). "Suitcases - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  11. ^ Billboard (February 25, 2012). "Free - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ Billboard (August 25, 2012). "Yours Forever - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Doug & Jaci Interview Dara Maclean Segment 4". Today's Christian Music. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 

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