Michelle Clifford’s music has a raw emotional strength that sets her apart from the current musical mainstream. Her soulful voice inspired acoustic guitar, powerful lyrics and irresistible melodies show folk, rock, soul and indie influences from which Michelle has carved out her own unique sound.
Michelle’s musical journey began on the Sunshine Coast where she gained a thorough grounding in live performance as bassist for stadium rock band Showpony, blues funk outfit Bootika and blues and roots band Mick McCombe Band
Most recently Michelle has been on bass with Irish sensation Alan Kelly Barleyshakes and one of Queensland’s top covers and party bands- Contraband
Striking out to focus on her solo career saw Michelle release her EP “Somewhere Along the Way” available on iTunes.
“Michelle Clifford’s pure acoustic guitar style compliments her heartfelt lyrics. Her vocal delivery has a sensitive and vulnerable yet solid feel which throws open a window to her soul, which really draws the audience in. We have been loving her indi Aussie vocals and can’t wait to get our hands on her new ep – “Somewhere Along the Way”…….FM 101.3
Michelle has become a regular solo performer in pubs, bars and other live venues up and down the East Coast incorporating a fantastic mix of originals and covers.
More recently Michelle has been busy in her creative world writing and arranging new songs for her album, due for release later this year.