Maeve O'Boyle

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Maeve O'Boyle
Born (1987-10-06) October 6, 1987 (age 29)
Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Website www.maeveoboyle.co.uk

Maeve O'Boyle (born 6 October 1987, Glasgow) is a Scottish singer-songwriter. O'Boyle is known for her voice and her songs and stories.[1]

O'Boyle's Career began at the age of 16 as a top-line lyricist and melody writer for various pop acts. By the age of 21 O'Boyle had secured her own record contract and began touring, she has released 2 studio albums and 3 EP's to date.

In 2015 O'Boyle left the following message on Facebook,"Its been wonderful, Lets leave this paradise". Fans interpretations have differed but speculation is that O'Boyle has retired from live performance.

Charity work[edit]

In January 2008, O'Boyle founded the M.I.M.A project (music industry made accessible) a music program and school based in Glasgow, dedicated to supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

On 1 February 2013, O'Boyle announced that she would donate all profits from the sales of her "Brothers In Arms" release to the Combat Stress charity.[2]

Notable performances[edit]

O'Boyle was invited to perform at the White House in Washington, D.C. on 12 December 2012 after a member of the White House staff saw the video for her song 'Brothers In Arms" on YouTube. She was the first woman from Scotland to perform at The White House.[3]

O'Boyle was asked to perform at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on 16 September 2010 for Pope Benedict XVI where he was performing an open-air mass for 100,000 people. Also performing that day was Susan Boyle.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • All My Sins (2009)
  • Intermission (2011)
  • An A' That (The Robert Burns Session) (2013) *Reached Number 7 in the Swedish iTunes chart*
  • Being Patient (2013)
  • Tomorrow EP (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyons, Beverley (Oct 6, 2006). "To Be Blunt, She's Got It". Daily Record. Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Brothers In Arms helps Combat Stress… Maeve O'Boyle". Maeveoboyle.co.uk. 2013-02-01. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  3. ^ "'Maeve O'Boyle on playing White House & performing for Pope with Susan Boyle'". STV. 2013-03-08. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  4. ^ Deanie, Marc (2010-09-27). "'X Factor's scarier than singing for the Pope'". The Sun. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 

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