Meg Mac’s debut EP ‘MEG MAC’’ and follow up single ‘Never be’ generated massive radio exposure in Australia: 4 tracks from the EP and ‘Never be’ gained ATB rotation. The EP Featured her debut US single, ‘Roll Up Your Sleeves’ which jumped into the U.S. Billboard adult alternative top 30 chart and was listed of as one of NPR’s (American National Broadcaster) favourite songs of 2015.
Meg Mac was named Triple J’s (#1 Alternative Radio station in Australia) ‘Unearthed artist of the year’, and landed 3 songs in the station’s Hottest 100. She was also nominated for two ARIA Awards (Best Female and Best Breakthrough Artist) and winner of 2 AU Review awards (‘Live voice of the year’ and ‘International Live achievement’)
Meg Mac has also been in demand for Synch with songs included in ‘Astronauts Wives Club’, HBO’s ‘Good Wives’, ‘Frankie & Grace’ 2016 series and a Nike commercial.
She has sold out shows in Australia, US and UK. D’Angelo handpicked Meg Mac to support him on his ‘Black Messiah’ North American tour. Watching her side of stage at Forrest Hills, New York, Gary Clark Jr commented “I heard this voice. I was like “I gotta go check this out.” I was blown away by how powerful her voice was and how cool she was. It blew my mind. She’s amazing”.
She’d previously toured America with Clean Bandit and performed at SXSW 2015 where she was listed as the number one SXSW act to watch out for on Buzzfeed.
In Australia Meg Mac has already sold out 3 National tours and has performed main stage festival slots. She finished 2015 with a sold out Australian theatre tour in December followed a 6 date National festival run.
2016 has seen Meg Mac perform at The Hang out Festival,Alabama, Governors Ball, New York City and Field Trip, Toronto to rave reviews ..
Meg’s debut Album is scheduled for release in 2017…
Media buzz around Meg Mac;
Notion magazine – “Meg Mac is keeping us all on our toes…you cannot ignore this ever-brightening star”
The Line of Best Fit – “…she’s got both the vocal and songwriting prowess to stake a fierce claim to chart superstardom…”
Idolater US – “Roll up Your Sleeves” is a breathtakingly beautiful introduction to one of pop music’s most exciting new talents”.
The 405 – “her powerful voice is filled with conviction and will knock you off your feet immediately”.
Buzzfeed – “An Australian singer-songwriter whose soulful, soaring piano ballads are at the forefront of pop’s gospel revival.”
Pigeons and Planes – “Her sound finds an enjoyable intersection between retro and modern, featuring bluesy vocals layered on top of a more contemporary production.”
Idolator – “Roll up Your Sleeves” is a breathtakingly beautiful introduction to one of pop music’s most exciting new talents”.
“With great poise and commitment in her voice, Meg Mac comes as close to perfecting her soulful sound with “Roll Up Your Sleeves” as possible.” – EARMILK
Rolling Stone Magazine – “The rising success of Meg Mac over the past twelve months can largely be attributed to her genuineness.”
Indie Shuffle – “Powerful vocalists have always been a force to reckon with. Meg Mac, rising singer-songwriter out of Australia, is without a doubt one of these forces.”
New York Times -‘rooted in soul with just enough contemporary production —fond of minor keys and brooding thoughts….”
Noisey – “Roll up your sleeves, America: Meg Mac has landed.”
Governors Ball NYC – “Australian singer-songwriter Meg Mac took Gov Ball to church with the most soulful performance of the weekend.”
“Meg Mac is of a generation of artists for whom the reins are in their own hands. The 25-year-old Australian singer-songwriter is entering the U.S.’s consciousness, touring with D’Angelo in 2015, playing SXSW and, this past weekend, performing at Governors Ball on Randall’s Island.”
Hang Out Festival -Aussie newcomer and former D’Angelo tourmate Meg Mac, playing her first American festival, sounding at times like Florence Welch, Adele, and Beyoncé, particularly on the Southern gothic “Grandma’s Hands.” the crowd seemed to know every word to “Roll Up Your Sleeves” and closer “Never Be.” Get to know her now; she won’t be an early-bill act for much longer.