Melon & The Mayhem's second EP, Bluerise, released March 28, 2014. The five-piece indie pop band based is in Nashville, TN. Blending 1940s cabaret singer style with big band jazz, Melon & The Mayhem create a modern electronic-influenced sound with vintage roots. Singer-songwriter Mary Ellen "Melon" Klein fronts the band, singing and playing piano. Originally from Atlanta, GA, her roots are clearly reflected through clever lyrics and a soulful singing style. "The Mayhem" refers to the strong and wild energy brought to the stage by saxophonist Ryan Swinehart, drummer Tim Provence, and bassist Eric Santagada.
All rights reserved ® 2014, Melon & The Mayhem. Vocals/Piano: Mary Ellen Klein. Saxophone: Ryan Swinehart. Drums: Tim Provence. Bass: Luke Easterling. Guitar: Kenton Embry. Trumpet: Justin Smith. Produced by D.J. Adkins at House of Blues Studios and Sick Island Studios in Nashville, TN. Mixed by Ryan Swinehart. Engineered by Ryan Swinehart and Chris Wilkinson. Mastered by Sam Johnson. Photography: Kate Cauthen and J.Kap. Graphic design: Christina Cartee. All songs © 2014, Mary Ellen Klein/BMI.