Melanie Dekker, from Vancouver, Canada, is an award-winning vivacious singer/songwriter and guitarist who has toured internationally to rave reviews and audiences who are left wanting more.
She writes her songs mostly on her guitar, though live she can surprise you with a beautiful ballad on piano too. Her songs have been splashed colorfully through feature films, television shows & top radio charts.
Melanie worked with legendary record producer David Kershenbaum to create this "Revealed" album. This collection of songs clearly represents the pinnacle of Melanie’s career to date as an artist and writer.
Record Sales Benefit Wounded Soldiers and their families.
Melanie Dekker & Zabit Records, a division of Sonoma Mountain Entertainment LLC, have pledged $1 for each copy of Revealed sold exclusively through Cdbaby.com, for the first 1 million records sold. Proceeds will go to selected foundations to benefit wounded soldiers and their families. CD Baby is also matching $1 dollar for a total of $2 million dollars pledged to the cause.
This has lead to two nominations at the 2008 LA MUSIC AWARDS: 1. Video of the year 2. The Humanitarian award of the year
Artists That Melanie Dekker Sounds Like:
Diana Krall, Sheryl Crow, Fleetwood mac, Faith Hill, Jewel, Emmylou Harris, Sarah McLachlan, Alanis Morissette and Norah Jones
Melanie Dekker Has Performed With:
Noted artists including Diana Krall, Bryan Adams, Faith Hill, Chaka Kahn, Ivan Neville and the Neville All Star Band, Bif Naked and others.
“Discovering and working with Melanie Dekker matches the excitement I experienced with other ‘new’ female artists including Tracy Chapman and Tori Amos.” David Kershenbaum
“Her immense talent and strong songwriting abilities make her stand out in a crowd.” Alternative News, Boston
“Dekker’s voice can be both powerful and sensual, and full of life and hunger. It emotes. The night was solid with a hint of folk rock, hooky pop melodies and driving rhythm.” Music critic, Munich, Germany
"A truly talented artist today needs to have a great look and a great hook to get to the eyes and ears of music lovers. Melanie Dekker has both attributes in abundance. Listen to "I Haven't Even Kissed You Yet" a few times and you'll find yourself, like I have, playing it again and again in your mind." Paul "The Lobster" Wells, syndicated radio personality