Personalities | Katie Melua | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Singer-songwriter, b. 1984)

Ketevan Melua had a roving childhood that took in Ajaria, Georgia (where she was born) and Belfast, and her music falls somewhere between the categories of jazz, blues and radio-friendly pop. Debut single ‘The Closest Thing To Crazy’ (2003) found Melua in mournful mood. 2005’s Piece By Piece, was equally sombre, while third studio album Pictures in 2007 was the last to be made in collaboration with Mike Batt. According to the Sunday Times in 2008 Melua was the seventh richest British musician under 30.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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