Imelda May
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p04j5kn6.jpg
1974-07-10
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/cf7560ef-7714-477e-b4cd-59de0a2d11fb
Imelda May

Imelda May Biography (Wikipedia)

Imelda Mary Higham (born Imelda Mary Clabby; 10 July 1974), professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. Although known primarily as a singer, she also plays the bodhrán, 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.

Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, May began her career in music at 16 by performing with a number of local bands and musicians. She formed her own band in 2002, and released her debut studio album, No Turning Back. After the release, May relocated to London with her then-husband, guitarist Darrel Higham.

Following an appearance on the BBC music programme Later... with Jools Holland in 2008, she released her second studio album, Love Tattoo (2009). She collaborated and toured with a number of artists following its release. Her third studio album, Mayhem, was released in 2010 and earned her a nomination for the Choice Music Prize. Her fourth studio album, Tribal was released in 2014. Her fifth studio album, Life Love Flesh Blood was released in 2017.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Imelda May Performances & Interviews


Imelda May Tracks

Sort by

Imelda May
Falling In Love With You Again
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Falling In Love With You Again
Imelda May
I'm Alive
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
I'm Alive
Imelda May
When it's My Time
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
When it's My Time
Imelda May
Inside Out
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Inside Out
Imelda May
It Should Have Been You
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
It Should Have Been You
Imelda May
All For You
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
All For You
Imelda May
Johnny Got A Boom Boom
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Johnny Got A Boom Boom
Tom Jones
Honey, Honey (Feat. Imelda May)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p032nqh1.jpg
link
Honey, Honey (Feat. Imelda May)
Imelda May
Call Me
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kns.jpg
link
Call Me
Squadronaires & Imelda May
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Performer
Squadronaires
Imelda May
Should've Been You
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p050jp7r.jpg
link
Should've Been You
Imelda May
Kentish Town Waltz
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Kentish Town Waltz
Imelda May
Big Bad Handsome Man
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Big Bad Handsome Man
Imelda May
Black Tears
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Black Tears
Imelda May
Eternity
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Eternity
Imelda May
How Bad Can A Good Girl Be
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
How Bad Can A Good Girl Be
Imelda May
Bury My Troubles
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Bury My Troubles
Imelda May
It's Good To Be Alive
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01ts19r.jpg
link
It's Good To Be Alive
Imelda May
Mayhem
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Mayhem
Imelda May
All I Ask of You (Andrew Lloyd Webber Variations, Apr 2018)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
All I Ask of You (Andrew Lloyd Webber Variations, Apr 2018)
Imelda May
Bad Habit
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Bad Habit
Imelda May
Big Bad Handsome Man (album version)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Big Bad Handsome Man (album version)
Imelda May
Kentish Town
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04j5kng.jpg
link
Kentish Town
Imelda May
Black Tears (feat. Jeff Beck)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04rkbys.jpg
link
Black Tears (feat. Jeff Beck)
Hoseah Partsch
Paper Planes
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tf939.jpg
link
Paper Planes
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Imelda May

Back to artist