Originally from the UK Callaghan moved from London to Atlanta in summer 2010 to record her debut album with Grammy-Nominee Shawn Mullins. Since then she's been performing and winning fans all over the USA.
Here in the UK the BBC Radio 2 and BBC local radio have been strong supporters with Bob Harris describing her as "a wonderful artist...hugely talented”. Callaghan performs on piano and guitar and offers a stunning voice which earns frequent comparisons with artists like Sarah McLachlan, Eva Cassidy and Carly Simon.
Her songwriting chronicles the stories, experiences and emotions which are part of everyone’s lives. Her songs range from joyous anthems like Best Year and Crazy Beautiful Life to emotive ballads like When You Loved Me and Broken. In 2015 she recorded her second album A History of Now in Nashville and, returned to Britain to tour. Since then her profile has built substantially in the UK with three singles playlisted on BBC Radio 2, multiple headline tour dates and festival appearances at Cornbury, The Secret Garden Party, Cambridge Folk Festival and at British SummerTime Festival in Hyde Park on the same bill as James Taylor and Paul Simon.
Callaghan’s also played live sessions for BBC Radio 2’s Bob Harris and Good Morning Sunday, BBC London’s Gaby Roslin and BBC Scotland’s Janice Forsyth.
Her journey west has continued with her third studio album, simply called Callaghan, produced in LA. The record features a vocal collaboration with Louis Price, formerly of the Temptations, and two tracks with a full orchestra. Reviewing the album Maverick Magazine described it as “a euphoric collection of piano led songs…from a singer-songwriter of a seriously high standard” .
Her latest project Callaghan’s Acoustic Coffee House Volume 2 will release in January 2020. The album was recorded as a live session in Nashville. Featuring a mix of Callaghan’s own songs and some of her favourite songs by other artists it includes Callaghan’s versions of James Taylor’s Fire & Rain and Buddy Holly’s Raining in My Heart.
Reviewing her live show US music Magazine No Depression says “her voice truly sets the music apart…nothing short of stunning”.
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