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Lisa is equally at home performing rock, soul, folk/celtic, progressive, blues or jazz.
Lisa’s beautiful vocals and songwriting skills brought her to the attention of Warner Chappell and UK music producer Pete Waterman, as the lead vocalist in all-girl rock band “Arcana”, The band were invited to record a demo at one of his studios.
Lisa then became the lead singer of an all-girl rock/metal covers band “The Playgirls” playing at various rock and biker festivals across the UK.
A few years later Lisa wrote & recorded songs for her own ep, “Windows of the Soul” which was then showcased on Londons premier talk radio station LBC , attracting a fantastic public response.
During this time Lisa was also singing and touring with the legendary rhythm & blues singer Clarence Tex Walker (The Drifters & The Coasters) & she also headed a folk/pop band called “Wildwood”.
It was hearing Windows of the Soul that brought Lisa to the attention of Ian Jones of Karnataka & record producer Steve Evans. She was asked to join a new rock/celtic/ambient project Chasing The Monsoon with Steve, Ian & guitarist Ian Simmons & she helped write & record the vocals for this album, which blends world music rhythms, ambient soundscapes with rock and celtic influences. The album is available to purchase now from Amazon and via the band website.
Ian Jones meanwhile, also asked Lisa to join “Karnataka” as lead vocalist, which she did for five years, writing & performing all the vocals on the award winning Karnataka album “The Gathering Light” which received an amazing response and some fantastic reviews. Lisa’s performance on the album earned her two nominations for best female vocalist at the Classic Rock Society awards.
After five years with the band, Lisa decided in May 2010 that it was time to leave Karnataka. She has moved ahead to provide her unique style of vocals and songwriting talents for several different TV & film score companies and for other musicians around the world.
The award winning Karnataka album “The Gathering Light”, co-written & recorded by Lisa, is still available to buy at Amazon.
Lisa’s next project was not long in coming – In late 2010 she began work with multi-instrumentalist Dave John Ross, creating “Lirium” a musical project combining a tapestry of multi-layered soundscapes and ethereal harmonies drawing influences from many genres without limitations, which gathered a huge interest in the USA.
Lisa has won international acclaim for her portrayal of one of classic rock’s most iconic female vocalists, Stevie Nicks – performing all over the world since 2000, with the UK’s first and most authentic tribute show to Fleetwood Mac – “Fleetwood Bac”. You can check out all the current info on the band and the latest tour dates on the Fleetwood Bac website.
In December 2012 Lisa decided to put together a new tribute show to one of her biggest influences as a singer Ann Wilson from Heart, which now although not running full time, has a periodical airing every now & then….Featuring members from some of the UKs best loved tribute shows Reckless Heart recreated the band’s greatest music from every period and every line-up, bringing back the power and enthusiasm that Heart have always created in their live shows. Reckless Heart still perform on occasion and enquiries for availability can be made via the contact page here on this site.
Lisa is currently focussing on song writing for film and television alongside pianist Willow Rivers and her other fellow song writer Mandy Rex. She is writing in a wide variety of musical genre’s, including dance, country and contemporary styles and continues to enjoy success providing vocals for various TV advertising campaigns.
For more detailed information on what projects Lisa is currently working on please click the Latest Recording News tab here on Lisafury.com