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Marina Belica


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Ethereal

Status:

Most recent release, one sky (2002)

See also:

Marina Belica's Facebook page

Marina Belica's MySpace page

The Ectophiles' Guide's site for October Project, the band she was a founding member of

Comparisons:

Sarah McLachlan, Enya

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional cover

General comments:

Marina Belica's solo stuff is atmospheric and pretty. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

She used to sing and play keyboards for October Project. I bought her EP-CD a while ago. It's pretty good. She sings one of October Project's songs, "Return to Me". Still, not October Project. (billonline@adlerbooks.com)

Recommended first album:

decembergirl

Recordings:


decembergirl ep

Release info:

2000—decembergirl records

Availability:

See website for availability

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Marina Belica—vocals, harmony vocals, piano, keyboards

Guest artists:

Joy Askew—guitar, harmony vocals
Bill Dobrow—drums
Matt Garrison—bass
Cheryl Ann Fulton—harp
Michelle Kinney—cello
Emil Adler—keyboards, harmonium, harmony vocals
Jim Chapdelaine—electric sitar. guitars
Dave Sabatino—guitar, harmony vocals
Urbano Sanchez—percussion
Julie Flanders—harmony vocals
Francois Moutin—bass
Jon Peckamn—drums, djembe
Dana Promfret—harmony vocals
Deborah Newallo—harmony vocals
Randy Brecker—trumpet
Dave Richards—bass
Jim Thomo—tympani

Produced by:

Joy Askew, Emil Adler, Marina Belica, Dana Pomfret, Jim Chapdelaine, Chris Cunningham

Comments:

Marina Belica's music is ethereal, but has earthy qualities as well. Her crystalline voice suits the music well.
     The remake of October Project's "Return to Me" could bring tears to anyone's eyes. The jazzy "Come with Me" is simply stunning.
     The traditional "O Come, Come Emmanuel" gets a lovely arrangement.
     A very nice ep. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Further info:

Email 3dcd@decembergirl.com


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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