Los Angeles native Melissa Gottlieb masterfully blends country, pop, and rock. Melissa's rich, sultry voice she is able to spin the influences of her youth into a current soulful sound. Her songs are chock full of smart lyrics, catchy melodies, and strong hooks. Backed by her tight band, her live shows highlight Melissa’s stellar vocals and her genuine love of performing.
Melissa’s YouTube series, 'The Bathroom Sessions' attracted the attention of several major networks casting producers, as well as veteran music producer Steve Churchyard. Melissa partnered with Steve on her first EP, Edge of the Sun, which was released in 2017. Melissa returned back to the studio to begin recording her first full-length album with producer Ned Douglas. The first singles from this LP are slated for release Fall/Winter 2018. Melissa is often associated with powerhouse singers similar to Pink, Bishop Briggs, and Grace Potter.
What people are saying. . .
York Calling UK:
“A Night Like This is the debut single from singer-songwriter Melissa Gottlieb, and it’s very impressive for a first release, putting her way ahead of many a more experienced musician from that genre. . . It makes for a great mix, and it also helps that the chorus is so incredibly catchy, to the point that we just can’t stop listening to it! Check out what should be the future of pop music below:”
Lauren Gribble/listenherereviews.com/Austin, TX:
“I love her voice! I love how everything fits together and sounds like something you would hear on the radio. I wouldn't change a thing.”
Wiley Koepp/Coyote Music, Austin, TX:
"A Night Like This" embodies stellar production value. -- it's got a full-bodied Nashville-country sound. For that reason, it's got potential to break into country radio and spread into fans' playlists. Melissa's got a crystalline voice and support that could take her to the top, possessing as much talent as anyone already there.”
Jerry Doby/The Hype Magazine:
“Great pure voice and arrangement. Natural use of timbre and intonation melded well with the sonics.”