AFTER electric performances with Snow Patrol at their Dublin and Belfast gigs, the international superstars have signed Magherafelt girl, Shauna Tohill to perform on their entire European tour.
The young songstress has wowwed crowds at packed venues in the O2 in Dublin and Belfast’s Odyssey both dueting with Snow Patrol and performing in support band Rams’ Pocket Radio.
Sensational performances dueting with Snow Patrol lead singer Gary Lightbody led to rave reviews and the fabulous offer of touring and performing with one of the top bands in the world.
It certainly has been a mega year for this flame-haired young lady as the single she has written with her band Silhouette is featured in the Discover NI TV campaign on our screens at the moment.
And the other band she performs with Rams’ Pocket Radio have had huge success having been featured on the Radio One Playlist with the latest single Dieter Rams.
The former St Pius and Rainey pupil has a very talented family with her mum Maura well known in music circles and her grandmother the late Eileen Donaghy also renowned throughout the world for her singing.
Even as a young child, INXS frontman Ciaran Gribben from Castledawson babysat Shauna and her sisters Maeve, Christine and Eihmear when her mum Maura was gigging.
Currently she is the inspiration behind Silhouette with her vision ‘to create music to enhance people’s lives - pure and honest’.
Silhouette is made up of her sister Eimhear Tohill who is backing vocals and synth, Zara Flemming on cello, Connor Burnside on drums and George Muldrew on guitar.
Her Silhouette track ‘Can’t Keep Up’ is featuring on the Discover NI TV campaign at the moment.
And Shauna will be releasing an EP around April. This will feature as the launch of the tour she is currently arranging.
Shauna can be reached by http://www.myspace.com/silhouetteofficial or https://twitter.com/#!/silhouette123