“Swirling melancholia that channels Stevie Nicks” – The Guardian
New Pharaohs are back with their electric new single, ‘Nothing Without You’. The single is a classic 90s track with Gwen Stefani vibes that will leave you humming it for days. The catchy melody premiered on Clash who say,
“Maya Marie is a maverick talent. ‘Nothing Without You’ is a wonderfully poetic work, almost cinematic in its arrangement, and sparsely evocative, to boot”.
New Pharaohs is led by music mastermind Maya Marie. The band first debuted their first single last year, ‘Empire’ which reflects Maya’s journey as a child refugee.
“New Pharaohs have crafted a sound that’s completely immersive” – The Line Of Best Fit
Maya first imprinted on the UK music charts in the indie-punk band ‘Sohodolls’; which was picked up by Alan McGee (Oasis, Creation Records). Maya’s enjoyed considerable success in America where her music was featured in TV series’ like: Gossip Girl, Californication, Nip/Tuck, Vampire Diaries and even the Super Bowl and Budweiser.
Maya also co-wrote for Nicola Roberts, former member of Girls Aloud, with the hit song ‘Beat Of My Drum’.
The band’s second single, ‘This Changes Everything’, exalted the charts with its sultry galaxy smooth tones and fast becoming play-listed on Radio X. The track also picked up plenty of support from BBC Introducing.
“…sultry Bond theme elegance… full of longing coos and lush string arrangements, that provide the perfect backdrop for Maya’s gorgeous vocals to float over.” – Beat Magazine
New Pharaohs have defiantly routed themselves in the chart hits, as Maya channels her inner roots and delivers an emotional performance. The band draw inspiration from artists such as The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Serge Gainsbourg, Pixies, The Cardigans and Lana Del Ray.