Mareesa is a singer and songwriter based in Edinburgh. She graduated with a BMUS(hons) degree in 2007 specializing in Saxophone and Piano. She has been singing since childhood, turning professional in 2008. Since then she has played over 1000 gigs in various line-ups. She is a seasoned vocalist, multi instrumentalist, voice-over artist and session musician. Mareesa also currently models for the world-renowned Model Team agency and has been involved in campaigns for global companies including British Airways, John Lewis, Scottish Opera and Heineken.
In 2016 Mareesa began co-writing with UK No 1 selling vinyl artist Caroline Gilmour to form duo ‘The Eves’. Their debut song ‘Tides’ was produced by Mark Morrow (Folda, Vistas, Mt. Doubt). Radio presenter and DJ Jim Gellatly described ‘Tides‘ as ‘a glistening pop gem with delightful harmonies’.
The duo have received airplay on TalkRadio London, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Alba, Kingdom FM, Amazing Radio and have had press features in The Scottish Sun, The Sunday Post, The Herald, The Daily Record, as well as a TV appearance on BBC Scotland’s ‘The Edit’.
The Eves have released several singles since October 2018 and have performed at The C2C Country to Country music festival 2019 at The SSE Hydro and headlined the Queen Tuts stage at TRNSMT festival 2019. They recently headlined the King Tuts summer nights festival 2019 on August 25th as well as supporting The Shires at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow on 22nd September.