Tara is one of the most successful vocalists in the world, with more than 253 performances around the globe each year.
2012 sees no stopping the runaway Tara train. She recently turned her hand to live TV – a role as assistant vocal coach on Belgium’s biggest TV show ‘The Voice’ (The Voice Belgium). Appearing in each weekly episode broadcast to millions across Belgium and surrounding territories.
This year also sees Tara’s own weekly radio show ‘Shut Up & Dance’ kick off on Radio FG. Tara is the only vocalist to have her own show on the station and she joins the ranks of other top weekly shows from the likes of Carl Cox, David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Laidback Luke, Armin Van Buren, and more. ‘Shut Up & Dance’ is broadcast in over 15 countries.
In 2012 – Tara released ‘Pandemonium’ with David Guetta & Afrojack (F*** Me And Famous Compilation), ‘Generation 24/7’ to Hed Kandi’s 2012 ‘Taste of Winter’ compilation.
Now Tara’s breaking boundaries once again, with her first solo album now signed to Mercury/Universal Music an dits debut solo record ‘Give Me More’ released today accross France and surrounding territories. A mish-mash of pop, electro synths and Tara’s infectious lyrics, ‘Give Me More’ has already exploded across French radio networks an dis one of their most requested tracks of 2012.
Always happy, always positive, Tara’s music is unarguably sexy and refined in the same package whilst maintaining her electronic roots. It’s all about the EDM electro synth influences as Tara prepares her next two singles to appear from the album – think of the biggest producers she has worked with in the past as there are more surprises to come…
The dawn of Tara
Tara McDonald is the outstanding voice that everyone knows : in fact Tara has lent her voice to many of dance music’s hottest hits including : ‘My My My’ (Armand Van Helden), ‘Feel the Vibe’ (Swedish House Mafia producer Axwell), ‘Get Down’ (Todd Terry), she signed ‘Delirious’ and ‘You’re not Alone’on the album ‘Pop Life’ (David Guetta) and further collaborations with Global producers Joey Negro, Nervo, Laidback Luke, Afrojack, Mowgli, TV Rock, Funkerman, and was signed with Ministry Of Sound/Hed Kandi.
The House Music diva has an abundance of hits that have sailed into the top 10 in International charts – playing regularly on radio networks across the World.
Tara hit all the headline in 2011 – with 253 performances performances sitting rather comfortably alonside her myriad of top hits. Collaborating with Sidney Samson in the earlier part of the year gave birth to her huge hit record ‘Dynamite’ – remixed by Nicky Romero and supported by the biggest club DJs around.
She was resident singer for Hed Kandi in Ibiza 2009 (Space) and 2010 (Es Paradis, Savannah for « Tara’s acoustic sunset sessions »), and she astonished the fans in some incredible events like the Tomorrowland festival 2010 where Tara teamed up with Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike & Dada Life to write the official anthem for the festival called ‘Tomorrow, Give into the Night’ which Tara wrote the vocal melody and lyric. She then performed the tracks at the festival to tens of thousands of fans alongside Global chart winners Swedish House Mafia.
Tara was born a true star : as a child of 12, she performed in Holand on stage with film legend, Audrey Hepburn, after winning an international singing competition representing…England ! Worried about the pressure on their talented daughter, her parents put her career on hold. Neverthless her talent was too incredible to be kept silent. With passion and determination Tara started to appear with many of the music giants of rock and pop – Bryan Ferry, Roger Walters, Pink Floyd, Andy Taylor, Duran Duran, Jocelyne Brown, Eric Clapton, and Ringo Star…
Radio show: Every Friday : 08PM
Labels: Cr2 Records, d:vision Records, EMI France, F*** Me I’m Famous, Flamingo Recordings, Hed Kandi Records, Neon Records, Serial Records, Spinnin Records, Tiger Records, Vendetta Records.