Melissa Cameron

Melissa Cameron

 Toronto, Ontario, CAN
BandAlternativePop

"Melissa Cameron has a voice that is both vulnerable and rooted in a deep self-confidence." - CBC Radio

"...Cameron steals the show with her heavy vocals and natural range. " - Elle Canada

"...to say that we like what we hear, would be the understatement of the year." - The Indie Machine

Biography

Melissa's debut solo EP, "Back To Me," is a sweeping collection of sultry melodies, delivered with velvety precision. A versatile artist with roots in Canada's west coast, Melissa is now based out of Toronto, where she is currently working on a full-length release.

"Melissa Cameron has a voice that is both vulnerable and rooted in a deep self-confidence." -CBC Radio

"...to say that we like what we hear, would be the understatement of the year." -The Indie Machine

"...Cameron steals the show with her heavy vocals and natural range...undoubtedly on her way to killin` it." -Elle Canada

• Has opened for Canadian notables including K'naan, Down With Webster, and the Pocket Dwellers, as well as Grammy Award winner Ike Turner.

• Background vocalist at the Much Music Video Awards for multi-platinum R&B Recording Artist Ginuwine

• The Heartbreak from Melissa Cameron's debut EP will be featured on two episodes of the new CityTV series Seed (airing in 2013)

• Toronto Independent Music Awards ‘Best Pop’ Nominee 2012

• Vocalist for Purex commercial Reaching Out 2011

• Genius vocalist for Family Channel's Debra! 2010

• Keep Up from wordPEOPLE's debut LP is featured on Global/ABC's TV series Rookie Blue 2010 and 2011

• MTV partner, Ourstage.com Pop channel winner 2010 for first single, The Heartbreak

• Run For Your Life was selected as the theme song for the Festival Of Excellence featuring Usain Bolt

• People’s Eatery, wordPEOPLE’s debut LP charted in the top ten Ear Shot/Chart Attack on college radio for 13 weeks reaching #2

• Back To Me EP and People's Eatery LP is on rotation at CBC Radio One

Lyrics

The Heartbreak

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Ben Nudds

Welcome bundle of joy
Good news she looks just like you
Blonde hair, her eyes are blue
Miss. Sunshine, she sparkles
It was a fittin’ introduction
'Twas the perfect situation it seems
Darlin’ got her start that day she’s a heartbreaker to be

Look out! look out!
Here she comes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
Look out! look out!
There she goes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
She’s the one that they want
Oh oh she’s the one
She’s the one they want
Oh oh she’s the one they want

School boys play games
And line up to be man of the house
Fast forward, press play
Same story it’s just a different day
She keeps her options wide open
It’s the perfect situation it seems
Darlin’ got her start that day she’s a heartbreaker to be

Look out! look out!
Here she comes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
Look out! look out!
There she goes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
She’s the one that they want
Oh oh she’s the one
She’s the one they want
Oh oh she’s the one they want

Hey hey!
How many hearts did you break?
Hey hey!
How many hearts did you break?
Hey hey!
How many hearts did you break?
Hey hey!
How many hearts did you break, did you break today?

Look out look out
Here she comes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
Look out look out
There she goes again
Hey hey!
The heartbreak
She’s the one that they want
Oh oh she’s the one
She’s the one they want
Oh oh she’s the one they want

In the Cold

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Nate Kreiswirth

Yesterday I saw your face
It had changed right in front of me
As the light left your eyes you turned away
The wave hit hard
You went down
I dove in but your were struggling
To catch your breath
But you were left with none today

You will find my light when you're ready...

Know you can find me
When there's no where left to go
I won't be hiding
Come in from the cold

What was said
What was done
Let it go and don't remind us
Of how it felt
When it first began to fade
Hearts were torn
Pulled apart
I closed off to save what's left of me
Still all along my love for you always remains

You will find my light when you're ready
You will find my light when you're ready

When there's no where left to go you can find me
When there's no where left to go you can find me

Know you can find me
When there's no where left to go
I won't be hiding
Come in from the cold

Know you can find me
When there's no where left to go
I won't be hiding
Come in from the cold

Back To Me

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Alenka Jurasic, Adam King, Dennis Passley

My heart aches for you
But you don't respond
Long to hear your voice
And you laugh along
All has gone quiet now
Now that you're gone
Guitar sits silent now
No one to sing a song
But still every night
I leave on a light
Hoping you'll make your way

I need to show you that I still care
Music's my rock, but your love it my home

Get back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay

I am all alone
Silent in the night
Hoping somehow you will see my light before dark
Stare out the window
And wonder where you are
And if you ever think
That your love has gone to far

I need to show you that I still care
Music's my rock, but your love it my home

Get back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay

Oooh, Oooh, Oooh, Oooh
I wanted you to stay
I thought that you could be my always
I wanted you to stay
I thought that you would be here always
I wanted you to stay
I thought that you could be my always
I wanted you to stay
I thought that you would be here always

I need to show you that I still care
Music's my rock, but your love it my home

Get back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay
Back to me, back to me, back to me now stay

Invincible

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Adam King, Ben Nudds

You actually left me this morning
I realize you're not joking
This time you've packed your bags and
This time there's nothing to come back for

I know this isn't the movies
I can't go back and rewind things
If it were I'd step back, change things
And disarm the bomb that I set off

Get your head right, get your head right, get your head right

Hand me a mask to wear
Cover me, conceal me
Take me back to that place
These stage lights, their blinding
Surrounding walls kept me safe
Chased through a maze that I've made
Take me back to that place
Where I was invincible

I'm in the open I've come clean
And I'll be honest this scares me
I'm here now say what you mean
I hear so speak what you see

Get your head right, get your head right, get your head right

Hand me a mask to wear
Cover me, conceal me
Take me back to that place
These stage lights, their blinding
Surrounding walls kept me safe
Chased through a maze that I've made
Take me back to that place
Where I was invincible

Adore

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Nate Kreiswirth

I only love you
I only do
I only adore you, only you
Don't blur your vision
Don't fill your head
I'm here for you always, lay your thoughts to bed

I'll tell you now
I won't let you down
I'll tell you now
Never felt this way, no

Don't you be afraid
In my heart you'll stay
Know this love won't fade
Ya, you got me all the way
Don't you be afraid
In my heart you'll stay
Know this love won't fade
Ya, you got me all the way

I, I'd like you to stay by my side
And why are you still, still hiding away just be mine
Just be mine

Can you let go
Open up your arms to me
Don't stand alone
Please don't go away
Don't stand alone
Cause in my arms you'll know

Don't you be afriad
In my heart you'll stay
Know this love won't fade
Ya, you got me all the way
Don't you be afraid
In my heart you'll stay
Know this love won't fade
Ya, you got me all the way
Know this love won't fade
Ya, you got me all the way

I, I'd like you stay by my side
And why are you still
Still hiding away just be mine
I, I'd like you to stay by my side
And why are you still
Still hiding away just be mine
Just be mine

I only love you
I only do
I only adore you, only you

This Way

Written By: Melissa Cameron, Adam King

Time would pass
Act was fading fast
And there was no love here, no love here
Through the glass saw it wouldn't last
Was thinkin’ break out oh will you, break out oh will you
Oooo Ahhh Ahh Ah

Knees to chest squeezed and it hurt less, I'd listen
They'd scream and shout but never work it out
Tears from eyes settled in and dried, I ran out
Just sleep oh will you, just sleep oh will you

Is love like this?
Cold filled, darkness
If love is like this
I don't want a thing with it
(Ooooooooo)

There would be constant battles
A deeper cut each time
Can't help but wonder will you love me this way?

(mmm bada mmm bada mmm bada mmm bada….
oooo ahhh ahh ah

Love once had was long gone, had passed
So won't you let it die, let it die
Needn't ask, knew it was the last tear that she
Let fall over you, let fall over you

Is love like this?
Cold filled, darkness
If love is like this
Then I don't want a thing with it
(Oooooooooo)
There would be constant battles
A deeper cut each time
Can't help but wonder will you love me this way?
(mmm bada mmm bada…)
Now that I've seen this
I will be on my guard
Cause every step he takes pushes me away
I might be better off far

Now that I've seen this
I will be on my guard
Cause every step he takes pushes me away
I might be better off far
Might be better off far
Might be better off far

Discography

• 'Back To Me' Melissa Cameron - Debut EP (Digital and physical EP available on iTunes and MapleMusic.com, October 2011).

• 'Run For Your Life' wordPEOPLE - Single (Digital single on iTunes, November 2010).

• 'The Heartbreak' Melissa Cameron - Single (Digital single on iTunes, July 2010).

• 'People's Eatery' wordPEOPLE - Debut LP (Digital and physical LP on iTunes and MapleMusic.com, Sept 2009).

Set List

Acoustic set: 35-40mins

Full band set: 45-50mins