Some say it is her beauty. Some say it’s because of her irresistible voice and talent. It may be because of awe, intrigue or pure admiration but whatever the reason, one thing still holds true. Marie Digby was able to capture the hearts of over 20 million online viewers in the infectious world of YouTube (www.youtube.com/MarieDigby). Now, she leaps out of computer monitor screens to stages located all over the world to share her music.
Her Japanese, Irish and American heritage makes her a living proof that fusion outshines confusion. She’s a jack of all trades when it comes to music. She’s a singer, a songwriter, a guitar player and pianist. Her road to fame started with winning a contest for Pantene’s Pro-voice competition in the year 2004. Included in the prize was being able to work with a professional album producer and performing on – stage alongside top performers. She decided to drop college and pursue her passion for music. Digby started playing at night clubs across her hometown in L.A. She was later on discovered which made her land a record deal with Disney’s Hollywood Records.
It was during this time that Digby started posting videos of her covers of popular hits from Maroon 5, The Game, Nelly Furtado and even Linkin Park. Yet, much recognition was given to her cover of Rihanna’s phenomenal hit, Umbrella that currently has more than 13 million views to date. She also has more than 160, 000 subscribers on her official Youtube page where she fondly holds contests and continuously does covers of recent hits.
It is fortunate for the Filipino music community to have the chance to watch her perform live! MCA Music, Music Management Inc., Fearless Productions, Magic 89.9, GMA 7, and MTV Philippines present Marie Digby Live in Manila on August 1, at the NBC Tent where she will perform past favorites from her previous album Unfold that includes the hits Umbrella, Say It Again and Stupid For You plus her newest songs from her new album, Breathing Underwater released under MCA Music. Her album shall be introduced by the first single, Avalanche.
On her new album, Marie Digby’s evolution as an artist is clearly reflected. Her songs seem more sentimental, with a fine mixture of both bliss and disappointment. Her photos on her album also showcase her in classic looks reminiscent of black and white photographic masterpieces of old Hollywood.
Get the chance to be the first among the world’s population to watch her perform her newest songs from her album, Breathing Underwater live! Also stay tuned for details on how to get your copies of her album signed by Marie Digby herself.
Marie Digby Live in Manila Aug. 1 at the NBC Tent and her new album, Breathing Underwater is brought to you by MCA Music Inc., Music Management Inc., Fearless Productions, with media partners Magic 89.9, GMA 7, and MTV Philippines.
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