Mia Shelton is a singer/songwriter from the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Her music has been described as indie dreampop with jazz and coffeehouse undertones. Her music is soft, melodic, and melancholy consisting of honest, heartfelt lyrical pieces and effortless vocals accompanied by expressive piano. Mia’s music is inspired by her many influences including Lana Del Rey, Zolita, Tennis, First Aid Kit, King Princess, MARINA, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Ariana Grande, Weyes Blood, St. Vincent, Cigarettes After Sex, Fiona Apple, Fleetwood Mac, The Doors, and many more.
Mia creates her own poetry, songwriting, photography, videography, art, piano, vocals, and choreography. She started out as a dancer at a young age, going through several rigorous ballet programs before she decided she wanted to pursue singing full-time. During her brief time attending Catholic school, she joined the choir and learned numerous Catholic hymns which she now draws upon for influence. Through school chorus and private instruction, Shelton received classical vocal training.
In 2017, Shelton wrote and recorded her first EP, Ethereal, with her friend and musical mentor, Joe Romeo. In 2018, she released a single called I Used To Stalk Your Instagram with guitarist, Illennamnate and another EP called I Tried. She is currently working on a new album, which is predicted to be released in 2019. She continues to write music and create a plethora of art, videos, and media for her audience.