Meteor & Tatler Award winner Luan Parle has had numerous hits & accolades. Her top 10 hit single ‘Ghost’ spent three months in the Irish Charts and was the most played Irish single of that year.

Parle signed her first record deal at just 12 years of age and has written and recorded with some of the worlds most successful songwriters & producers including Grammy award winning Bill Bottrell (Sheryl Crowe, Michael Jackson, Prince, Travelling Wilburys, Elton John) & Billy Steinberg (Madonna, Roy Orbison, Cyndi Lauper, The Pretenders, Whitney Houston, The Bangles, Celine Dion).

Parle signed with Elton Johns Management Company Twenty First Artists and opened for Elton three nights at the London Hammersmith Apollo. Signing to Sony Records, Parle released her critically acclaimed album ‘Free’ in 2007. To date she has released 3 studio albums and is currently working on her latest material due for release in 2017.
 
‘First Impressions’ was Luan Parle’s début album release after signing to Anim Records at the age of 12 following an appearance on The Late Late Toy Show.
 
In 2002 Luan signed to Sony Music Ireland. Her first single release was a Diane Warren penned cover titled ‘When I See You Smile’ followed by a self penned single ‘More Than A Ghost’. Parle later went onto re-record the song changing the title to ‘Ghost’. The song went on to become one of her most successful singles spending 12 weeks in the Irish Charts, peaking at no 10.
 
Luan recorded ‘Ghost’ in her native language titled ‘Taibhse’ for a charity album which reached number 1 in the compilation Irish Album Charts.
 
She has worked with some of the most successful songwriters & producers in the UK & US including Billy Steinberg, Chris kimsey, Stephen Lironi, & Bill Bottrell. She joined James Blunt on his UK & Irish tour & opened for Elton John at The Hammersmith Appolo.
 
Luan recorded an album with Grammy winning producer Bill Bottrell in Mendocino California. To date the album has yet to be released. She holds the Meteor Award Title for ‘Best Irish Female’ with other accolades including; ‘Tatler Women Of The Year Award’ & ‘Big Buzz Award Most Stylish Female’.

In 2010 Luan released ‘The Full Circle’ to critical acclaim. One of the tracks from the album ‘Sexy Sita’ featured on ‘A Womens Heart Then & Now’.

In 2012 ‘The Little Match Girl’ a self penned number featured on RTE’s album release ‘A Murray Christmas’.

In 2013 ‘My Hero’ a song written with Luan during one of her songwriting workshops with a group of Transition Year School Girls was released. The song went on to top the itunes charts and reached no 7 in the Official Irish Charts.

November 7th 2014 saw Luan release ‘Day Is Done’ written with Tupelo’s James Cramer . ‘Day Is Done’ was taken from Luan’s EP ‘Roll The Dice’ produced by Gavin Glass and mixed by Ingmar Kiang. ‘Roll The Dice’ and ‘You’re Not Here’ followed ‘Day Is Done’. All single releases topped the iTunes Chart, with ‘Day Is Done‘ peaking at no. 8 in the Irish Airplay Charts & no. 35 in the overall airplay charts, reaching an audience of almost 8 million listeners.

February 03rd 2017 Luan released ‘Give Me Shelter’ from her ‘Songs From The Vault Collection’. ‘Give Me Shelter’ is the first release from a series of digital releases in which the singer/songwriter will release a song from her previously unreleased back catalog on the first Friday of every month. ‘Give Me Shelter’ topped the iTunes Chart on it’s first day of release.

‘See It In Your Eyes’ is the follow up digital release to ‘Give Me Shelter’ released March 03rd 2017.

The Wicklow Songstress is currently in studio working on her latest material and has a string on 2017 tour dates in Ireland, Finland, Germany and Slovakia.

Parle is one of the directors of ‘IASCA’, Irish Association of Songwriters, Composers & Authors.

AWARDS

Meteor Award Best Irish Female (2007)

Irish Tatler Award Women Of The Year Music (2007)

The Big Buzz Awards Most Stylish Female (2008)

Nomination IMTV Awards (2010)

3 Pure M Music Award Nominations (2015)

Stellar Award Nomination Best Singer (2015)

PPI Radio Award Nomination – interview & live performance on FM104