My Music DNA: Macy

Hailing from South Wales, Macy has always had a love for music. Since the age of 11, MACY quietly honed her Dream Pop/ Contemporary R&B music, developing her writing skills along the way.

2019/20 was a successful period for Macy, which saw her become one of the 10 acts to be selected on the Forte 10 project. Macy, whilst on the project, played successful slots at Focus Wales, Swn Festival and Hub Festival, in what was her debut Festival Year. MACY was awarded funding from the BBC Launchpad/ Horizons team in March 2020.

Macy was awarded funding from the #DoItDifferentlyFund in early 2021 at Help Musicians.

Macy’s new single Rainbow Eyes is open for interpretation.

She has already had an excellent run of single releases since last years debut, Cinema (co-written with Writer & Artist, “Violet Skies” and the Grammy-nominated Artist /Writer/Producer,”Daniel Evans”. Follow-up singles have included Smoking Gun, Obvious and Wait.

Her latest single, Rainbow Eyes has been co-written with Grammy Award nominated producer, LVR.

Here, Macy reveals her music inspirations to Andy Howells.

What was the first song that made an impact on you?

It’s got to be Price Tag – Jessie J! This was the first ever song I sung live to an audience. It was the only song I would sing, in anything I did. This was definitely the starting point of my career!

What was the first single /download you bought?

Ego – The Saturdays.

What was the first album you owned?

The Saturdays – UP I remember going food shopping with my parents after primary school and spending my pocket money on this album. I would take it into school, and make my friends perform the full album with me haha.

What’s your constant go to track?

Like that – GRACEY. Everyone needs to check out GRACEY!!!

What’s your constant go to album?

Dua Lipa deluxe edition. Dua Lipa has always been an inspiration of mine, she’s an insane songwriter/performer and is always very passionate about her values. I just love how real she is to her audience if that makes sense!

Who’s your latest music discovery?

Mimi Webb

What’s your own track that best defines you as an artist?

I’m going to say Rainbow eyes because its very fun and colourful. It just sums my personality up, as I just want to have fun with my music, and make my fans feel excited, so they can have fun too whilst listening.

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