Rachel Mayfield is a singer, writer and mixed media artist from Birmingham, UK.
In the 1990's she formed and fronted Indie Rock band 'delicious monster' being hailed by the NME as a "Goddess of Indie Rock' and as 'exciting, unpredictable and dangerous as a ten legged Tyrannosaurus.
The band received critical acclaim for three top ten singles and one album placing them at the forefront of the cultured Indie Rock scene. Since then she has diversified into solo albums, Film and Art installations while continuing to develop creative collectives.
In 2015 her short film 'All Lovers Could Be Love' from 'Venture of Belief' featured in the BFI love season with Poetryfilm.org
October 2017 will see the re-release of 'Winter of Desire' on Iron Man Records - the first element of a four part Art work that includes Music, Film and Poetry -
Winter of Desire
Venture of Belief
Truth To Material
Collect The Hearts
Rachel Mayfield will perform as part of Anchor Gallery 'Show Me Your Birmingham' exhibition, October 12th, 2017.
Stage time Approx 8pm
Gunmakers Arms, 93 Bath Street, Bham B4 6HG.
£10 ticket entitles ticket holder to an all events pass for the exhibition.
'An extraordinarily gifted singer songwriter - possessed of an exquisitely way-ward, multi octave voice.' Paul Lester - The Guardian
'Capable of soul baring, sensual ferocity. Heart wrenching.' Katatonic Magazine
'Singer, songwriter extraordinair.' Tony Moran - The Sutton Observer
Rachel Mayfield is one of the most important women in contemporary music. She is a bruised yet strangely sensous woman.' Andrew Field - Anthem
'Star of the show, a rock deity whose free falling voice is a wonder to behold.' Cumbernauld News
'Mayfield's voice is to sigh for, full of pure, unforced beauty.' Whats On
'An ambiguous, heady brew of power, politics, pleasure and personality all rolled into one.' Redbrick - Student Magazine
'I F...ing Love this singer' Sarah Henderson - GWR FM Swindon
'Pleasure with Brains.' Buzz Factory
'A magnetic, transfixing stage presence. The lady has everything; a totally individual sound and a personality that dominates centre stage like the innocent but knowing eye of a technicolour hurricane.' Steve Morris - Brum Beat
'Emphatic, Balanced, Artistry.' Nicholas Manthorpe - Evening News
'Rachel's Mayfield's voice is Swooping, demanding, pleading but always seductive.' Cornwall College - Student Magazine
'Rachel flings her head back, opens her mouth and this voice unleashes itself in all it's controlled, terrifying beauty.' Sarra Manning - NME
'Mayfield's voice is infused with an unmistakeable and exhilarating passion which sends a shiver down the spine.' Making Waves - Oxford
'Raw energy and well balanced sensitivity.' Leon Burakowski - Dudley Chronicle
'Rachel Mayfield has wit and nerve.' Time Out - London