sorcha cribben-merrill

Sorcha Cribben-Merrill is a singer-songwriter hailing from Maine who composes stirring folk-blues-soul music. She sings in a sultry, jazzy voice of unexpected power. From haunting ballads to funk grooves, her songs unveil “a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability. . . witty verses with smart rhymes.” (Portland Phoenix)

NEW ALBUM now available

 
 
‘Quiet’ is a lovely record for a long, meditative drive...Cribben-Merrill veers away from the Americana licks of her first two records and into jazzier, more subdued territory.

It’s refreshing to hear a record devoted to her tranquil side - it only underscores the crazy range of one of Maine’s most versatile troubadours. And there’s nothing quiet about that.
— Downeast Magazine

THANK YOU, PLEDGE MUSIC SUPPORTERS

I'm grateful to all of you who pre-ordered 'Quiet' and helped me surpass my goal.


NEWS

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Dec 19, 2016

I am honored to be among the recipients of this year's Iguana Fund, courtesy Club Passim. My grant will fund my performance at 10 Assisted Living centers nationwide with limited funding for, or access to, live music. I will post updates here & on socials.

Reserve your (free) tickets to the Showcase April 10 at Club Passim >


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VIDEOS

Breathable: A track from Sorcha's new album 'Quiet.' Filmed and multi-tracked by Beehive Productions in Saranac Lake, NY. Captured with Peluso Microphones.

Thin Disguise: A track from the new album by Sorcha. Filmed by Alex Coppola at a House Concert in Limerick, Maine. Nov 2015.

WCSH-6 Live Performance of two songs from the new album and interview, Portland / Bangor, Maine. Great Big Bubble > Carving >

WCSH-6 Live Performance of two songs from the new album and interview, Portland / Bangor, Maine.

Great Big Bubble >
Carving >

House of Hope: Sorcha with Jo Sorrell (cello/vocals). Courtesy Maine Academy of Modern Music (MAMM); filmed by Alex Coppola, recorded by Evan Casas, mixed and mastered by Jonathan Wyman.

One of several Playing for Change/Playing for Maine videos, funded by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission.



music@sorchastudio.com | 207.266.1261 | portland, maine