Electro-rock artist Morrison dances with death on “9 Lives”!
Miami-based electro-rock artist Megan Morrison (aka Morrison) reveals her dark side with her new single “9 Lives”, out TODAY! The melancholy single reveals the artist’s troubled past and her ability to overcome fear, loneliness and pain. The song is the second single from Morrison’s highly-anticipated debut solo album “Appetite For Freedom”, set to release in Summer 2019.
Former lead singer of punk band, Dorothy’s Surrender, Morrison uncovers her past lives in her newest solo release. Inspired by the painful experiences in her past, Morrison finds the strength and freedom to overcome the feelings of fear and loneliness she had battled throughout most of her life. She says “I was reflecting on my life one day and the lyrics just started coming to me along with a haunting, melodic melody…I always felt like I was an outsider, standing alone in a crowded room. Now that I’ve overcome that feeling I have new freedom and I’m able to look back on my life and appreciate it for everything that it was. Where I am now is the best place I’ve ever been”.
Morrison’s music career began at a very young age while growing up in Massachusetts. After singing in high school choirs and musicals and ranking at the top of her high school All-State competitions, she pursued a music degree from the University of MA Amherst. Studying opera, she discovered she excelled at musical theatre having nabbed the lead in the musical, Cinderella. For her senior year, she moved to New York City to attend Hunter College and audition for Broadway musicals. Eventually, she began singing in rock/punk bands throughout the City where she found ‘her calling’. She moved to Miami in 2009 where she formed her first official band Dorothy’s Surrender, for which she wrote all the songs influenced by her biggest inspirations: Hole, Garbage, Nine Inch Nails and Audioslave. Her second band Revolver, formed in 2016 and had a folk, inspirational rock sound.
Miami New Times named Morrison one of the “Five Miami Women Artists to Watch on International Women’s Day” in March 2018, noting her five areas of expertise – a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, model and fire dancer. Her last skill led her to guest appearances in music videos by Pitbull and Elvis Crespo and onstage with pop singer Jessie J.
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