liam macdonald / bio + media
LIAM MACDONALD is an award-winning singer-songwriter, musician, and whistler from Canada who's earned recognition for being that rare breed of artist - an authentic original. He has "captivated" audiences in Europe and North America and worked with master musicians from around the world. Liam is currently in New York.
Liam's music melds elements of modern folk; classic rock and pop; country & western; jazz; and world music into what one reviewer labeled, "Liam's very own fusion sound." Liam also writes songs of unknown origin, which The Folk Music Society of NY calls: "beautiful, haunting, almost surreal." The following are excerpts from more reviews: "should be all over the radio - an aural treat by any standards - captivating - fascinating - multi-dimensional - his guitar work is stunning, his vocals are superb, even his whistling is of virtuoso quality"
Liam's Verge CD was RECORD of the YEAR at Radio Six International in the U.K. Edinburgh's Zeitgeist wrote: "Verge is an absolute gem, which you really need to hear." and "For once eclectic is not a dirty word." Stream, Download, and Buy Verge here: audio store.
Liam is a 2 X TOP FINALIST in the Great American Song Contest for his, "You Can Never Tell" (alt-country) and "Out of Nowhere" (instrumental).
This playlist includes some live concert recordings, studio demos, and 'works in progress':
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