Melanie Doane is tagged as: female vocalists, canadian, singer-songwriter, folk, female artists
Melanie Doane (born on 19 December 1967 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Juno Award winning Canadian pop singer-songwriter who has had six Top 40 singles.
Raised in a musical home – her father was a music teacher – Doane mastered many instruments, including the piano, bass, mandolin and violin, at a young age. In 1993, she recorded an EP titled HARVEST TRAIN and released it independently. The songs made their way to executives at Sony Music Canada, and soon after Doane signed to Sony and began working on her debut album, SHAKESPEAREAN FISH. While the album received critical praise and garnered a loyal following, it wasn’t until the release of Melanie’s sophomore album that her music made a mainstream impact.
ADAM’S RIB (her second album with Sony), was released in Canada in 1998. The title track and first single, a rocking anthem about a rib wanting to have its own independence from a man, displayed Doane’s vocal, violin, and songwriting talents. The song was a success at radio stations nationwide, and Doane earned a spot on the Lilith Fair concert tour. The following year, she walked away with the 1999 Juno Award for Best New Solo Artist. Subsequent singles “Waiting For The Tide”, “Goliath” and “Happy Homemake...
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