Passionate and powerful, Clare Diane's outstanding debut album "Runaway" captures her original bluesy rock style and brings out the fiery depth of her sizzling live performances.
Whether playing with her own group or the Arrow 93FM Radio band, singer/songwriter Clare Diane knows how to rock the house. She has played notable venues from Los Angeles to Europe including The House of Blues and CBS Studios, and has shared the stage with the incomparable Beach Boys, Berlin, Kool & the Gang, Al Stewart and Stephen Bishop. As a versatile session singer, Clare has recorded both for Paramount Television and independent songwriters & producers.
"Runaway" is on the 46th Annual Grammy Awards nominating ballot for Best New Artist, Best Album and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Child on a Ferris Wheel Ride."
"Runaway With Me," the title song from her album, is featured on the new motion picture soundtrack "Spin, Shoot & Run" directed by Isaac Eaton ("Shadow Hours") starring Ione Skye, Samuel Ball and Marisa Coughlan.
On "Runaway," a collaborative effort with Producer Gwenael Barre, Clare captivates listeners with her emotional vocals, soulful lyrics and beautiful melodies. With a combination of a wide vocal range and fresh style, Clare moves seamlessly from heartfelt ballads to all-out, uninhibited rock.
The unique vocal and instrumental arrangements led by guitar, keyboards and percussion complement this impressive album, adding to the pleasure of discovering this compelling and talented singer/songwriter.
A native of blues capital Chicago, Clare has studied music since childhood and plays keyboards, guitar and trumpet. A graduate of UCLA Film and Television school, she has also worked for Lucasfilm and as a producer on several hit television series at Paramount and Twentieth Century Fox. She is a member of Los Angeles Women in Music (LAWIM) and ASCAP.
Clare Diane currently tours with her band "Planet Clare" presenting her original "Runaway" program, as well as "Rock All Night," an energetic classic rock show and "Calling All Angels," an exciting tribute to female artists Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Aretha Franklin, Heart, Stevie Nicks, Pretenders, Annie Lennox, Bonnie Raitt, Alanis Morissette, Sheryl Crow and many more.