“With songs that haunt and a voice that uplifts,
Mercedes Mill brings new truth to age-old stories of love, yearning, heartbreak and hope.” — Alice Stephens, MetroMusicScene.com
Mercedes Mill grew up singing in choirs and musicals, and the art of songwriting called to her from an early age. Her music flows from folk, blues, country, rock, and jazz, reflecting the many traditions that inspire her. Her songs have earned recognition for their lyrical originality and powerful melodies and harmonies.
Mercedes and multi-instrumentalist Matthew Leonard have toured extensively as folk rock duo The Glimpses. Their performances are dynamic and engaging, drawing comparisons to the legendary collaborations of Richard & Linda Thompson, Alison Krauss & Robert Plant, and The Civil Wars.
Mercedes sings backing vocals for D.C.-based New Orleans funk band, The Beat Hotel.