'Down-to-earth words, rugged beauty in the voice'
Mandy's new 5-track CD 'All Along' is now available as a download at Bandcamp - as the whole album or as individual tracks.
'All Along' receives Honorable Mention in Song of the Year contest :)
A seasoned writer and performer in both the UK and America, Mandy has spent most of her adult life giving in to wanderlust and crafting songs, many of which tell a story - about the ups and downs of relationships, her own and other people's struggles and quests for whatever it is we think our life is about, and anything else that has set her imagination off on her unconventional journey to where she is now.
After spending a decade in Austin, Texas, followed by a number of years back in the UK, she made a return visit to the States in 2010, drawn to Nashville, Tennessee, where she met and paired up professionally with singer songwriter Terri Calderon, with whom she has written a number of songs. Mandy has since then been over to Nashville several times to write and perform. She is now living in the south of England, and is a member of the London Songwriters' Group. She recently released a 5-track CD, 'All Along', recorded at Tigersonic Studio in London, and is involved with the Fearless Females collective. Bluebird continues to flourish, and Mandy and Amanda are delighted to be playing at various venues, including a number of care homes, in Oxfordshire and the surrounding area.
Mandy also has a personalised songwriting service, Wags Lyrical, involving writing bespoke songs about people's precious pets. Her various commissions, including a song she wrote for a couple in Florida that's subsequently gained quite a few hits on YouTube, can be heard on the Wags Lyrical website - word is apparently spreading far and wide!
Monday 14 April, 8.30 pm: Mandy performs a set at the Blue Monday L Fest special show at the Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, London
Friday 18 April, 7.30 pm: Yellow Rose (Mandy Woods & Jayne Ingles) play a 20-minute set at Way Out West, Village Hall, Washington, West Sussex.
Saturday 7 June, 7.30 pm: Mandy will be performing at a private event for the Dinner Ladies at Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Gosport, Hants
Friday 4 July, 7 pm: Mandy and Jayne perform a set at the Tiller Flat Folk Club American-themed night!
Mandy has just finished recording her new single, Hangin' on a String, at Tigersonic Studio in North London - stand by for the unveiling... :)
Mandy is now a featured artist on Australian radio station Jades Lava Lounge FM - click on the MP3s tag on the home page.