30-07-2022 tot 06-08-2022 / Tipschijf / Malissa Whitehouse – Wine and Roses
Written by DJ Dennis on 30 juli 2022
Malissa Whitehouse – Wine and Roses
Wine & Roses from acclaimed UK Singer, Songwriter and Television Writer Malissa Whitehouse
Artist Location: London, England
London born and bred, Singer-Songwriter Malissa Whitehouse has had a whirlwind few months since reaching number 6 in Mike Read’s Heritage Charts as a feature vocalist on a cover version of Minnie Riperton’s ‘Lovin You’.
Her first solo single Dear Diary was released in March and was a huge success worldwide. Playlisted on over 600 radio stations and featuring as Single of the Week in various territories such as Europe and America. This lead to PR and radio interviews worldwide and her own take over show in the US. She is now co-host on the show Out Loud with American on air personality DJ Steve Benz.
Malissa is currently writing material for her first solo album as well as writing for a number of new breaking artists from shows including The Voice and X Factor as well as developing scripts and soundtracks for her a live action TV drama.
Malissa’s first break was at 16 after becoming a finalist for Songwriter of the Year in conjunction with Capital Radio and Coca-Cola. This led to Malissa performing on Channel 4’s cult TV show The Word landing Malissa her first recording deal.
The success of the TV show and appearance along-side TV host Jonathan Ross, opened an introduction to a top industry manager, which led to Malissa becoming lead vocalist of 90’s pop indie band The Morgans where she started to write, record and tour extensively headlining at legendary venues such as the Cavern Club and Subterania, London. Releasing their first independent material in the 90’s with their cover version of Hawkwind’s Master of the Universe.
Malissa left the Morgans to pursue her career as a solo artist where she was introduced to an in-house producer at Soul II Soul.This creative partnership opened further opportunities writing for a variety of new artists and launching a successful music venture at their recording studios suite at Britannia Row in West London.
Malissa has worked in various areas of the media industry, including MTV and Capital Radio, where she worked along-side legendary Radio Executive, Richard Park. Launching artists such as Craig David (debut album ‘Born to do it’) with Capital Radio in conjunction with Wildstar Records.
Malissa’s second single Wine & Roses will be released and available for download via Distrokid on all worldwide platforms from 22nd July 2022.