George Maple Signs to etcetc & Releases New Single 'Magic Woman'

26 Jun 2019

Australian-born, LA-based songwriter, producer, vocalist and multi-media artist George Maple is more than a pop star with a vision; she is a force. With her new single ‘Magic Woman’, George Maple draws inspiration from the end of a relationship and rises triumphantly into an empowered new woman, a detailed manifesto of which has been released on her website  ‘Magic Woman’ is the next taste of new music from George Maple and her first release with etcetc.

On signing with etcetc, George Maple says: "I am delighted to have partnered with etcetc for this upcoming record. I feel supported and empowered by an excellent team. They display genuine care and integrity for the artists they represent and I’m so impressed with how they operate. We share a mutual passion and dedication for this project and I feel very much a part of a team. I am so looking forward to sharing this experience with them."  

On signing George Maple, General Manager of etcetc Aden Mullens says: "Artists like George Maple are one in a million - hyper-creative and invested in the process and outcome of their art. Maple has built a name synonymous with integrity and female empowerment and her pursuits as an artist are courageous and admirable, and as a result, she has the fans to prove it. It’s with open arms that we welcome George Maple to the etcetc family, and we can’t wait to get to work on helping her realise her enormous potential as one of Australia’s most exciting solo artists."

This week also sees the debut of George Maple’s brand new live show, Utopia, a live conceptual experience written, directed and designed by Maple.

“My vision was to create a performance space for multiple mediums to interact. A place where narrative, performance, technology and art could share a language. A place for communities to unite in the name of storytelling. The show is a multi-layered spectacle based on the film synopsis I wrote prior to this upcoming record. The show is called Utopia and marks the completion of my last life cycle and an awakening into a completely new era.”

As an artist, writer and producer, George Maple’s resume features over 340 million Spotify streams (with over 46 million streams alone for her DJ Snake collaboration ‘Talk’), 350,000 Shazam followers, US number #1 records, sell out shows from Paris to Sydney and over 20 million YouTube views.

George Maple released her debut LP, ‘Lover’, in October 2017 to glowing reviews from critics and fans alike. The record established Maple’s position in the musical landscape, debuting at #2 on the Australian iTunes Charts and receiving millions of streams globally. Supporting the release of her record, Maple toured with global superstar Lorde, R&B powerhouse 6LACK and embarked upon her own sold out Australian headline tour.

Maple has written and produced hits for global superstars such as DJ Snake, Hayden James, Flume, What So Not and more, making her one of the most in-demand and successful Australian exports to be recognised on the international music scene. Last year Maple was invited to join the Recording Academy, the prestigious society of music professionals behind the GRAMMYs, and attended the esteemed event in Los Angeles.

Magic Woman is out everywhere now.

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George Maple (signing / press shot)