sorcha cribben-merrill

singer | songwriter | multi-instrumentalist

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)



Sorcha Cribben-Merrill is a singer-songwriter from Maine with a ‘sultry, jazzy’ voice of unexpected power and depth of presence. Wielding acoustic guitar, electric guitar, ukulele and clawhammer banjo, she tours throughout the Northeast and beyond with her haunting ballads, charming vignettes and let-your-hair-down grooves. read full bio >

press quotes

Sorcha displays some serious bravado . . . impressive range . . . she travels all over the musical spectrum and unveils a suite of musical styles that shows a wide-ranging songwriting ability delivered with an enjoyable and consistent aesthetic . . . witty verses and smart rhymes.

— Portland Phoenix

It’s refreshing to hear a record [Quiet] 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

Sorcha was recommended to us, and it was clear from the beginning that the idea of the transformative power of music really resonated with her.

— Manuel Bagarro, Carnegie Hall / Bay Chamber Concerts (Lullaby Project)



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