Magnolia Memoir –
Their self-titled debut album has already been labeled, “…an instant classic” by fans like Grant-Lee Phillips, Margaret Cho, and Mark Flanagan, owner of the legendary Largo-Los Angeles. The adventurous, genre bending five-piece ensemble is heralded as one of Los Angles' trending breakthrough bands. Critics seeking to capture the vibe of this band have described it as, "The Black Keys meets Mumford & Sons and Adele" and "Fiona Apple meets the Killers with a dash of the Clash".
Their indie label Debut, The Perfect Crime,(February 28, 2012 eOne) received rave reviews. They are currently working on their next project, "Pale Fire", set for release March 2014. The young ensemble is led by singer/composer, Mela Lee, and vibe/keyboard player & Composer Alexander Burke; with Aron Forbes on guitar,
NEW RELEASE DATE FOR PALE FIRE IS SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 DUE TO MELA'S CAR ACCIDENT. A DRIVER RAN A RED LIGHT AND FRACTURED SEVERAL OF HER VERTEBRAE. SHE IS RECOVERING WELL AND IS READY TO PERFORM AND TOUR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERS AND LETTERS AND CONTINUED SUPPORT.