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Liesl Graham

Department: Vocals

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Liesl Graham has released 2 albums to date. Her 1st album, Something to Believe was released through Gallo records and produced the hit singles, ‘All Roads’, ‘Next to You’ and 15min’, played all over radio across South Africa. The album was nominated for a SAMA award, and songs were included on best selling compilations such as ‘The Hits’ and Homegrown’ albums. Her first album garnered her such praise as ‘SA’s best songwriter’, and was widely hailed as ‘a significant album’ and South Africa’s answer to Sheryl Crow.

Her 2nd album Chrysalis was released in 2008 by indie label, Loneroc Records. The first 3 singles off Chrysalis, ‘Faithless Heart’, ‘Hold Me’ and ‘Go Home’ have been playlisted around the country and charted on numerous stations nationwide. ‘Hold Me’ held an incredible 6 weeks at number 1 on the Homebrew chart, and Go Home has been number 1 an incredible 4 times. Chrysalis has been described by critics as ‘an impeccably produced, outstanding rock effort’ and ‘ a must-have’ album. The singles were supported with the release of 3 music videos in 2008, and received huge exposure through Liesl’s appearances on numerous TV shows on DSTV, SABC and ETV.

Backed by an amazing band, Liesl’s live shows have always been characterized by dynamic performances and enhanced with captivating visuals. She has played some of the world’s most famous music venues, including CBGB’s in New York and the Viper Room in LA. Her music has also taken her as far a-field as the Seychelles (several return visits) and Germany. Locally, Liesl performed at the Splashy Fenn, Aardklop and Oppikoppi festivals, as well as many other top venues around SA.

Liesl is currently working on her 3rd Studio album.

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