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Imelda May

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Imelda May Music Videos

It's Good To Be Alive Play Video

It's Good To Be Alive

Watch the official It's Good To Be Alive video by Imelda May in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Road Runner Play Video

Road Runner

Imelda May Road Runner Music Video. Road Runner is a song performed by Irish rockabilly folk artist Imelda May. Her music further features undertones of pop music and is well received within the music industry. The...

Sneaky Freak Play Video

Sneaky Freak

Watch the official Sneaky Freak video by Imelda May in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Kentish Town Waltz Play Video

Kentish Town Waltz

Watch the official Kentish Town Waltz video by Imelda May in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Mayhem Play Video

Mayhem

This is the official music video for the track Mayhem by Imelda May. The song come from Imelda's 3rd studio album of the same name, it was released in Ireland on September 3, 2010 — again reaching #1 in the Irish...

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Imelda May Biography

Imelda Mary Higham (born Imelda Mary Clabby; 10 July 1974), professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish musician, producer and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, May began her career in music at age sixteen--performing with a number of local bands and musicians-- before forming her own band in 2002. She released her debut studio album, No Turning Back, in 2003 and relocated to London, United Kingdom with husband and guitarist Darrel Higham after its release.

Following an appearance on the BBC music programme Later... with Jools Holland in 2008, she released her second studio album, Love Tattoo (2009). May collaborated and toured with a number of artists following its release. Her similarly received third studio album, Mayhem, was released in 2010 and earned her a nomination for the Choice Music Prize.

Although known primarily as a singer, May also plays the bodhran, guitar, bass guitar and tambourine. Described as "a unique vocal talent," May is known for her musical style of rockabilly revival and has also been compared to female jazz musicians such as Billie Holiday. She won the Best Female Artist of the Year award at the 2009 Meteor Awards.

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