Origin of Flight
Besides signing her album, Origin of Flight, to Rescue Records for music licensing, Shelley Barratt's songs have received acclaim in the Billboard World Song Contest, have been featured in Cinemasounds, have received nominations for Fame Games Effigy Awards and 'Reviewers Picks', and more. A child of the southwest, Shelley sang lead with the regionally-known band, Sub Culture, and has collaborated with artists of all kinds, including recording artists signed to indie and major record labels. She performed solo at festivals, including Folk Alliance and Hyperactive, and at venues from Nashville to San Jose. She has hosted acoustic and women's showcases, and created music for modern dance, special occasions and visual media. Shelley's music has piqued the interest of dancers, authors and visionaries. Writing: with part instinct and part intuition, Shelley's songs draw comparisons from Joni Mitchell to Madonna, Loreena McKennitt to Dan Fogelberg, The Eagles to Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow to Peter Gabriel. 'Good groove. Cool imagery, theme,' -Billboard; "The powerful combination musically and lyrically creates a sound that is truly unique and refreshing. Barratt's music provides a breath of fresh air," -GoGirls Music; 'Shelley's music has merit overall but what makes her distinct is her songwriting... catchy rock-pop-folk tunes... blissful... rhythmic... curious," -IMG Music; "I am enjoying the CD and hope to see more of your work on the market soon. All the best," -Terry Brooks, Author; "You sing with your heart. Nothing under the heavens can stop that," -Henderson Jones, Filmmaker.