Rea (Maria White) is a singer-songwriter, guitarist producer and visual artist from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Rea's lyrics have been described as honest, quirky, and well-crafted, and her captivating, playful melodies are at once thoughtful and memorable. Rea stirs up some sophisticated harmonies and simply sweet melodies into an appealing alternative palette.
She writes jazzy indie pop songs and performs them with a relaxed, matter of fact style. Rea released her first EP album, Green Popsicle, in 2012, and her second EP album, Favourite Company, in 2014. Both EPs feature Rea’s original compositions and are available on iTunes and all streaming websites. With each song, Rea’s pure and versatile voice gently lures the listener to move with the beat and sing along.
Rea also released a self-produced electronic pop EP in 2018. She is about to release her 4th Ep album November 22nd 2019.
Rea graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in May 2019 with a Professional Music Diploma in Songwriting.