Songwriter, singer and vivid storyteller McKenna Michels makes fearless, complex pop music that radiates with mesmerizing vocal & piano melodies & soul-baring lyrics. Through intimate performances & lush, sophisticated recordings, she shares vulnerable stories about her personal journey through heartbreak, abuse, hope, love, longing & rediscovering the beauty of human connection & becoming resilient, affirming her mission to provide a safe and comforting space for those struggling in silence. A dynamic vocalist with an extraordinary range, McKenna surrenders to every note. Her passionate voice simmers with ingredients from pop, R&B & rock as she pulls others into her world.
McKenna’s debut single, “Tired” is on her EP, Renaissance, which was co-written with her sister, Lauren, mixed & mastered by Brian Malouf (Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna, Stevie Wonder) and produced by Austin singer/songwriter Jon Muq. McKenna’s LP Enlightenment will release alongside a series of music videos in early 2022. The album was co-produced by Muq and multi-Grammy-nominated Jason Agel (Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson, Prince, John Legend). Her new single, “Broken Like This” will drop on February 18th, followed by a music video, directed by Nick Peterson (Evanescence, Jesse McCartney) and a dance remix.