A professional Voiceover Artist /Vocalist for film and television, Mela Lee is featured in numerous commercials, animated series, games and movies. Most recently fans find Mela returning as Rin Tohsaka in the new Fate/stay night- Unlimited Blade Works and as a voice matching specialist for shows including Gotham, True Detective, & Ballers with Dwayne Johnson.
Film & Television Shows Include:
Ballers with Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson
House of Lies
The Good Wife
Drive with Ryan Gosling
Pirates of the Carribean- on Stranger Tides
Better Call Saul
As a vocalist, Mela Lee’s five octave range and unique sound are reminiscent of the spirit of a young Etta James or Billie Holiday, the mischievous sensuality & playful rock edge of Gwen Stefani and the winsome vocals of Adele or Sam Smith. Lee’s voice is classic, stunning, and instantly familiar. The late Andrae Crouch said of Lee, “She has the voice of an angel and can break the heart of heaven”. Mela Lee is the lead vocalist and songwriter for the LA breakout band, Magnolia Memoir , whose last two albums ( PALE FIRE and THE PERFECT CRIME) are available on iTunes/Amazon and have made the iTunes Top Picks list.
“…Sam Smith, Adele, Mela Lee. Florence has the Machine. Mela has The Memoir” – Thane Tierney / The Next
“… Mela Lee’s voice and lyrics are stunning, and altogether unforgettable.” -Margaret Cho—Actress, Comedienne
“Magnolia Memoir creates a convincing noir atmosphere and a killer take on the femme fatale archetype. THE PERFECT CRIME IS A LISTEN TO DIE FOR” – Brice Ezell, Pop Matters
“The Perfect Crime is BLISSFULLY DARK, HARMONICALLY AND LYRICALLY INVENTIVE, AND HONEST” -Devon Wendell, (IROM)
Magnolia Memoir’s recent video for their single “Odds & Ends” stars Will Forte, Doris Roberts, Fred Willard & Jorge Garcia from Lost. (Watch Now)
Mela composes for Film, Television, and the Gaming & Graphic Novel world. Along with Alexander Burke, Mela was a music composer for Lorne Michael’s company, Broadway Video – writing and singing the theme song for the cult web series, “7 Minutes in Heaven with Mike O’Brien” and on Mike’s latest Album release “Tasty Radio” with Jason Sudeikis, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Hader & Seth Meyers. (Read a full article by Entertainment Weekly)
She is also the composer of the theme song for Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s Limited Edition Series, “Happy!” with Image Comics.
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