Cléo is not a “why?” type of girl. Cléo is a “why not?” girl. Pop is her passion, rock is her destiny and with a Latin looseness running in her veins and the northern punch taking over her body, a perfect power pop storm is formed. She’s not here to take part, she’s here to take over with loud guitars, screaming vocals and frenetic hip moves. She promises to cure the world of boredom til 2027. And maybe cure lactose intolerance as well.
She's been on the road most of the time during 2014 and 2015, performing in prestigious venues such as Olympia in Paris, O2 Academy in London, Bradesco Theatre in Sao Paulo, The Bitter End in New York, Alexandra Palace in London and many others. She also had the pleasure to play festivals in Portugal, Latvia, France, Belgium, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Wales and England.
During that time, Cléo also worked on promoting her first EP “Unlucky Girl” and released a single in 2015 called “Pinball Machine”. Both were received with praise by the public and industry, securing airplay on over 100 radios all over the world and a partnership with Cartoon Network.
2016 started with her brand new single release: “Run This Town” a fresh, more mature and minimalist sound. But still packing a punch and loads of energy. It also opens the door to her brand new era: CREATURES.
Creatures is the title of Cléo's brand new audio-visual show released mid 2016 and up and coming EP to be released early 2017. Both walk a thin line between reality and fantasy bringing out the inner creatures inside of us to fight the manipulative media and society. This new sound can be described as dirty and careless pop with influences of late 90's punk pop and elements of eletro rock. This energetic new sound walks in perfect harmony with Cleo's pure Latin and pop explosion.
What the media HaS to say:
"The moment I heard Cléo’s powerful opening to ‘Run This Town’ I knew we had to use it as the title track for Dani’s Bucket List. Cleo has the presence and power of a vocal rocket ship. There was never a doubt that ‘Run This Town’ was the perfect fit as the title track for Dani’s Bucket List. Cléo is powerful, sexy, fun, and one hell of a performer!” -Simon King, Director, Dani’s Bucket List (September 2016)
"It's not every day that you come across an unsigned artist that invests so much in their performance. With custom made outfits for the entire band, supporting dancers, beautiful choreography, fascinating video art and an entire set of original, pop-rocky music- Cléo mastered the stage of this popular Brick Lane venue." - Gili Dailes, Blogger (June,2016)
"Cleo has created an itchy, punk-pop slice of fun and should get any club bouncing from the walls but you'd be making a serious error if you sat down to consider the deeper meanings of this song." - Roland Monger, Listen With The Monger (March 07, 2015)
"Cléo has a very refreshing sound and image!" - Dene Michael, Minster FM
"Cléo is definitely bringing something new to the music table that will leave you piqued with intrigue." - Phoenix Music Online (April 28, 2015)
"It packs a punch and is full of attitude, have to say it’s grabbed me!" - Chris Straw, Bauer Media
"The brazilian girl, Cléo, presents an energetic pop-rock, full of drums and a catchy chorus in her incredible new single "Unlucky Girl"." - Guilherme Tintel, Portal It Pop (Jun 30, 2013)
"Cléo is a singer that represents Brazil very well in England. She has just released he first single (and it's awesome) "Unlucky Girl". Cléo, you rock!" - Perí, MTV's Horizonte Vertical (Jun 28, 2013)
"Cléo is the one Brazilian pop singer you must know!" - Visao Pop
"Very lovely and cool, Cléo's look almost resembles Neon Hitch, but in a more urban way. Her vocals are way more advanced though." - Original Tune
"Her off the cuff performance will undoubtedly be a highlight of the year and put us all in the Xmas spirit." - Jar Music Live, O2 Academy
"With her red hair, infectious bubbly personality and great pop voice, Cléo makes an instant impression. Unlucky Girl is an excellent contemporary pop anthem with a catchy chorus and infectious marching percussion." - Richard Turner, PopLoveDance (Jul 07, 2013)
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