Marian Hill


Biographie Marian Hill


Marian Hill
is an American songwriting duo from Philadelphia, made up of production artist Jeremy Lloyd and vocalist Samantha Gongol, heavily featuring improvisational jazz musician Steve Davit, debuting in 2013 with their first EP 'Play'.[1] In 2015, they released another EP, 'Sway'. The New York Times published a review of the duo after the release of Play, comparing them to other well-known electronic and R&B-influenced groups. The duo is going on tour in 2015 across the US. Their name is based in the two main characters from the musical The Music Man: Harold Hill and Marian Paroo.

After meeting each other at Haverford High School, Jeremy Lloyd studied music theatre at Yale University, Samantha Gongol music business at New York University, and Steve Davit music industry at Drexel University. 'Whisky', the first song the two ever wrote together, describes a woman in control of her own sexuality. They moved on to create songs like 'Lips' and 'Got It', mixtures of blues, jazz, heavy bass and delicate vocals. On 25 November 2014, Romanian pop star INNA released Diggy Down, which gives Marian Hill feature credit for the hook of 'Got It', the video of which received 1,000,000 views before their show at Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia[citation needed]. After their first collaboration with Davit, the audience demanded more saxophone, resulting in the iconic sound produced by the duo and their collaborator presently. Currently, Marian Hill has nine songs to their name and one album called 'Sway'.

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