Artist, Musician, and Writer in Phoenix, Arizona
A genre bender, whose work has been described as "diverse, atmospheric and compelling" Andrea Plamondon was told early in her career that her voice would land her leading roles in the Metropolitan Opera. But the artists first love was creating and performing original music.
The singer has fronted bands in the Bay Area with styles ranging from rock to Middle Eastern, and played leading roles in theatrical productions on both the east and west coasts. Her songs and collaborations have received favorable reviews and have been aired on internet and FM stations around the globe, including Hard Rock cafes from Mumbai to Delhi.
Prior to relocating to San Francisco, Plamondon had been attending 'Massachusetts College of Art’ on a full scholarship, when the suicide of her only brother, an actor and graduate of Boston University, sent her in an entirely different direction. That direction would include hitch hiking across two continents, a degree in Poetics and a dedication to classical vocal training.
One of the singers most intriguing efforts to date, is a collaboration with rapper and Hip- Hop artist, Terbleos of Ghana Africa. Their song 'No One' was originally released as the first track on Woa’ Records’ The Goa Chillout Zone volume 5., produced by MTV Europe Music Awards nominee and Platinum selling artist Oliver Sean. Recently a remix of the song was chosen for an upcoming 'Woman of Substance' Podcast featuring music with Social Conscience, along with the soon to be released song 'Falling Angels'.
On the Classical crossover side, three songs co-written with Irish film composer and orchestrator, Connor Hutton (who has assisted Academy Award winning directors Ridley Scott, Peter Pau and others) are featured on the artists soon to be released EP 'Songs For Forever.' The first track on the album ‘Only Eden’ was included in the 61st Grammy Nominations Ballot (as part of a six song compilation) in the categories Best Album of the Year and Best Americana.
Plamondon is currently working on promoting her new album, and on video shot in the outback of Arizona .