At the same time, she was exploring her love for female artists like Sheryl Crow, Carol King, Dolly Parton and Bonnie Raitt and picked up the guitar to start writing her own songs.
Her debut album, Better Days, was produced in Nashville by David Spicher in 2014 and she has just returned from three months in Music City, Nashville, where she was co-writing her second album full of original songs. She also recently played at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe at a writers’ night, The Nashville Palace and Douglas Corner Venues.
Martha and her band have gained attention for being a fantastic live act. Press for their latest live EP, “To Be Free,” has been extremely positive. They are playing at Country 2 Country on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th March at Club WM within the 02 arena.
“Nice one!” – R2 Magazine
“Martha’s got a really lovely voice……I just think there’s something interesting about what she’s doing.” – Ricky Ross, Another Country with Ricky Ross, BBC Radio Scotland
“Healy shows quality writing skills, especially on the opening To Be Free which has a nice semi-bluegrass feel to it and stinks of quality….her strong vocals sound as if they were made for singing country.”- Duncan Warwick, Editor, Country Music People