Soulful, sincere, warm, rich and intimate. The songwriting is stunning.

New Zealand Musician Magazine

Simpson’s influences come from a veritable melting pot of acoustic genres, but the result is anything but erratic, producing a perfectly balanced blend of folk, blues, and Americana.

Line of Best Fit

Mara is currently working on a new album, supported by Arts Council England. Featuring string arrangements by Poppy Ackroyd, illustrations by Becky Lu, and a host of community choirs, the project will tour in 2018.


British songwriter Mara Simpson has captivated audiences around the world with her soulful melodies, rich lyricism, unassuming charm and wicked laugh. With a style of songwriting equally as eclectic as her background, Mara delivers an old soul voice with a unique perspective. Festival appearances include Germany’s Fusion Festival, Kaltern Pop and Together the People.

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