Helen Jayne McKellar

Eine in London lebende Sängerin und Songwriterin zwischen Country und Pop.
Passionate. Bittersweet. Melancholy. Haunting. Just some of the words which have been used to describe Helen Jayne McKellar’s second single ‘Twisted’, taken from her EP 'The Last Minute', and released on August 12th 2019! Written by Helen, and expertly mastered by Pete Maher (U2, Katy Perry, Annie Lennox), this mid-tempo semi acoustic break-up song has feisty vocals set against a backdrop of spiralling guitars.

Featuring Judie Tzuke and her daughter Bailey on backing vocals, Sam Tanner on keyboards, Richard Brook on drums and Pat Davey on Bass, ‘Twisted’ was produced by James Welch who also played guitars. It is available from all the major digital music online retailers.

Helen Jayne McKellar über sich

April 9th, 2018 saw the release of singer/songwriter HELEN JAYNE MCKELLAR's fourth album, 'The Last Minute'. This eclectic collection of six brand new recordings includes two collaborations with the No. 1 recording artist and singer/songwriter Judie Tzuke, and was produced by James Welch (Jamie Lawson, Jessie J, Bocelli).

The self-penned debut single Last Minute, an infectious country/pop track with full band arrangement was picked up by radio immediately, being aired nationally (BBC Wales, BBC Scotland), regionally (BBC and commercial stations) and on numerous cool independents (Radio Caroline, Radio Six International, etc.). In August 2018, the single entered the Airplay Today US Indie Airplay Top 100, where it remained for the rest of the year.

Last Minute was nominated for Record of the Year on Radio Six International in December 2018 and was subsequently promoted into the country music scene where it is currently enjoying further success.

In February 2019, the single reached number 12 in the HotDisc Top 20 Country Music Chart, with the music video being broadcast multiple times on ‘Keep it Country TV’ (Sky 376 and Freeview 87).

August 16th 2019 saw the worldwide release of Helen’s second self-penned single, the bittersweet breakup song Twisted. It has so far enjoyed similar airplay success, including the Alex Lester Saturday Night show (broadcast simultaneously to five BBC regions), Radio Caroline and Radio Six International to name but a few.

Helen was born in South Wales and now resides in Berkshire, England. Earlier in her career she toured the UK extensively, including shows at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire, The Mean Fiddler, The Half Moon (Putney), Alton Towers, Kelvin Hall (Glasgow) and the Bournemouth International Conference Centre.

She has made several appearances on national BBC1 and Welsh TV and has been interviewed by many UK/US radio stations. Her songs have also enjoyed success around Europe with Italian producers, Basic Connection recording 'Falling Deep In Love' for their debut album 'Hablame Luna', which also features Helen on lead vocal. Her song 'Heart Of Stone' was covered on Portuguese White Pearl’s debut album on Sony.

Helen’s professional career started with the release of the highly acclaimed 'Safe' album, which was recorded in Nashville, USA, released on the Myrrh label selling in excess of 25,000 copies. This was followed up by two further independent albums, 'Give My Life' and 'It's Not Too Late'.


aus London, UK | *2009
Helen Jayne McKellar




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