Emmy-winner Michal Towber is a singer/songwriter/musician, born in Ashkelon, Israel, and raised in New York City. She is a classically trained pianist and a self-taught guitarist who graduated from Yale University and Columbia Law School.
While in school, she released Sky With Stars (2000) an album distributed by Columbia/SONY and co-produced by Michal and Soul Asylum front man, Dave Pirner. In support of Sky with Stars, Michal performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and opened for Soul Asylum and Patti Rothberg. In 2002 she released Coma, distributed by RPM records, and Desireless in 2005 with Shorebreak records. Her compositions are often featured on the daytime television dramas One Life to Live and General Hospital. She has been nominated for five Emmy Awards and won an Emmy in 2005 for her work on One Life to Live. Her music has appeared in Television and film, including on Dawson’s Creek, in the HBO movie Kiss the Bride, on Delia’s in-store samplers, and in several Lifetime movies. In 2008 she was featured on the track Pace of Light, on the album Stories of a City. The track was a collaboration with producer/songwriter Dave Liang of the Shanghai Restoration Project, and in 2009 they collaborated again on the track ToyLand on the SRP album Undercover Christmas, Vol 1. In 2009, her original version of the NY1’s television theme song was profiled in a half-hour television special. Currently, Michal is topping the charts on the new internet singing competition, Popstation.
Michal’s latest album Lifesblood (2009) is available on iTunes. The track Nothing Makes Sense was recently chosen by TwilightersAnonymous.com for consideration in the Twilight franchise and received over 10,000 plays on YouTube in two weeks. The record is currently receiving play on 100.1 WUMF in Maine. You can check out 100+ Michal songs and become a fan at www.facebook.com/michaltowber. Or catch one of her live performances in New York City.
“Michal’s ethnic background adds to her unique appeal. Her songs display her talented voice and her acoustic guitar skills.” Latin Girl Magazine.
“Singer Michal…is on the verge of stardom.” Cosmo Girl Magazine.
“Sounds like: a more eloquent Fiona Apple, with a stronger voice...she hits her stride when she makes melancholic sound majestic...Michal may have been weaned on Chopin, but she was saved by rock 'n' roll.” Seventeen Magazine
“...Michal puts a sophisticated spin on teen angst....without a whiff of bubblegum...” Entertainment Weekly
“…a combination of Courtney Love and Jewel…” All Music Guide