Marianne Leigh takes the stage on August 6th to celebrate the release of a new indie-pop single 'Sweet Goodbyes'. Supporting the single release show is pop-rock band Wednesday's Girlfriend and acoustic performer Lavender (Lauren Kate). A show not to be missed - come along to Dead Witch for a night of original music from up-and-coming Kiwi artists.
Marianne Leigh is an acoustic indie-pop artist writing catchy tunes about genuine human emotions and experiences. She speaks to the soul with her meaningful lyrics and connects to her listeners through her narrative songwriting style. Leigh's songs discuss the struggles of a naive youth, the ups and downs of love, and learning life lessons. She is a versatile lyricist, her authenticity heard in both her emotional ballads and upbeat singles.
The 18-year-old placed first in the nationwide Smokefree Rockquest competition with her single Best of Me in 2019, and brought her talent to TV on the What Now and Cath Vincent TV Shows. She is a three-time finalist of the Play It Strange songwriting competitions and was mentored by award-winning NZ musician Bic Runga.
She released a TV Show episode that premiered on TVNZ on Demand, following the process of creating her single Streetlights alongside NZ music icon Jamie McDell. 'Sweet Goodbyes' is a taste of what is yet to come from this budding musician.