Rachel Mayfield
Rachel Mayfield


An extraordinarily gifted singer-songwriter - possessed of an exquisitely wayward, multi-octave voice' - Paul Lester, GQ

'Pretty much incredible - A twinkly, twinkly star' - Caitlin Moran, The Times

'Rachel Mayfield has wit and nerve' - Time Out London


'Rachel Mayfield is one of the most important women in contemporary music. She is a bruised yet strangely sensuous women' - Andrew Field, Anthem Magazine


'A pleasing, teasing, law unto herself' - Jim Arundel

'Deserves your immediate attention' - Alex Petridis

A swirling, hypnotic, maelstrom of (Unhinged) emotions and dark impulses - NME

'An ambiguous, heady brew of power, politics, pleasure and personality all rolled into one' - Redbrick Magazine - University of Birmingham

'Pleasure with brains' - Buzz factory

'Rachel Mayfield is a true artist and a master of dynamics, expressing her world view and reading of her experiences in a variety of formats. With 'Winter of Desire' she has produced an album destined to be the vital soundtrack for anyone who has ever experienced epic love and loss' - Antonia Woodward, Gig Junkies

'Mayfield's voice is to sigh for, full of pure, unforced beauty' - Whats On

'Capable of soul-baring, sensuous ferocity' - Katatonic Magazine

'Anyone who has not experienced the fragile beauty of Rachel Mayfield's aural aura needs to make it their priority. The lyrics, personal and allegorical, tell the story of an artist who hasn't chosen art; art has chosen her. Lucky us' - Andy Strachan, Rate Your Music

'Emphatic, balanced, artistry' - Nicholas Manthorpe - Evening News

Rachel Mayfield opens her mouth and this voice unleashes itself in all it's just controlled, terrifying beauty' - Sarra Manning, NME

'The lady has everything; a totally individual sound and personality, with a magnetic, transfixing presence that dominates centre stage like the innocent but knowing eye of a technicolour hurricane' - Steve Morris, Brum Beat

'Mayfield's voice is infused with an unmistakable and exhilarating passion which sends a shiver down the spine - It's quite difficult to be cynical about Rachel Mayfield - she oozes sincerity from every pore. She clearly has an immense amount of faith in what she's doing, and it's impossible not to be carried along by it all' - Making Waves (Oxford)

'Magically babetitious' - Caren Myers, Melody Maker

'Coupled with an interesting lyrical approach, Mayfield's voice grabs your attention like nothing else ' - Frank Appleby, Driffield & District Post

'A gorgeous, poison honey, soaring voice' - Mike Davies, Brum Beat

'With an inherent ability to be both vulnerable and untouchable, operating outside of the traditional verse/chorus constraints of boy rock formulas, exploring musical structures and exploding anachronistic girl myths surrounding sexuality in a frank and fearless way, she is as exciting, unpredictable and dangerous as a ten-legged Tyrannosaurus' -
Sam Steele, NME

'Rachel Mayfield's voice is swooping, demanding, pleading but always seductive' - Cornwall College Student Magazine

'Raw energy and well-balanced sensitivity' - Leon Burakowski - Dudley chronicle

'Something of an enigma ' - Sam Stallard, NME

'Rachel Mayfield's voice is full of wistful longing and wild abandonment with lyrics that make me want to shout out loud wherever I am' - Mark Baker - Pi - University College London, Union Magazine

'Warmth, power and feeling, name one other album that has all three of these characteristics recently' - Edmund, The official paper of UMIST Students Union