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Bovio performing with The Gentle Storm at Wacken Open Air 2015.
|Birth name||Marcela Alejandra Bovio García|
|Born||October 17, 1979|
|Genres||Symphonic metal, progressive metal, gothic metal, classical|
|Labels||InsideOut Music, SPV, Napalm Records|
|Associated acts||Hydra, Elfonia, Stream of Passion, Ayreon, The Gathering, ReVamp, The Gentle Storm|
Marcela Alejandra Bovio García (born October 17, 1979 in Monterrey, Nuevo León) is a Mexican soprano singer, songwriter and violinist. She was one of the founding members of the Mexican band Elfonía, she responded to a "casting call" of sorts for relatively unknown singers to be featured on Arjen Lucassen's Ayreon album The Human Equation where she landed the part of "Wife". She also sang on the bonus disc of the re-release of the first Ayreon album The Final Experiment.
Later, she was picked as the lead singer of another Lucassen project, Stream of Passion (in which she also plays the violin, one of the defining sounds of the band) who have released four full-length albums; Embrace the Storm, The Flame Within, Darker Days and A War of Our Own, as well as a live album, Live in the Real World. They amicably disbanded in December 2016.
She married fellow Stream of Passion member Johan van Stratum on 28 October 2011. They live together in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
- Unprecedented (2016; re-released in 2017 as Unprecedented - The Piano Sessions)
- The Human Equation (2004) - Wife
- The Final Experiment (2005 reissue) - vocals on "Waracle"
- The Theater Equation (2016) - Wife
- Elfonía (2003)
- This Sonic Landscape (2005)
Stream of Passion
- Live in the Real World (2006) (CD and DVD)
- Out in the Real World (2006) – No. 49* NL Singles Top 100
- ReVamp - Wild Card - choir
- Subsignal - Paraíso - The Blueprint of a Winter
- Mayan - Antagonise - vocals
- Epica - The Quantum Enigma - backing vocals
- The Gentle Storm - backing vocals (2015-2016 live shows)
- Kid Harlequin - Itch - guest vocals on " Hounds"
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