Amanda Marshall

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Decades: 1990s 2000s
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29 August 1972, Toronto, Canada. Singer Amanda Marshall first entered the music business with an amateur performance at a Toronto nightclub which was overheard by singer/guitarist Jeff Healey. She was just 18 years old, but under Healey’s influence she began backtracking into her musical heritage and discovering the blues. However, this was mixed with an appreciation of the rhythmic Caribbean records her mother brought to Canada from her native Trinidad, and her father’s taste for contemporary pop artists. She began touring as opening act for Healey, then Tom Cochrane, and it was not long before highly appreciative reviews encouraged Sony Music Canada to make her a prestige signing. Her first recorded output was a version of ‘Don’t Let It Bring You Down’ on the Neil Young tribute album, Borrowed Tunes.

Marshall’s 1995 debut, which included seven Canadian Top 10 singles, was produced alongside occasional co-writer...

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