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Four Great Ways to Use MUSIC as a Healing Tool in Your Life!

  Have you ever had one of those days that just seemed to drain all the life energy out of you? It started well. You woke up feeling refreshed and rested. You even had time to make yourself your favourite, most nutritious breakfast. Body, mind and spirit all feeling good! But everything was just downhill from there… as you tried to make your way to work through the mob of traffic and other morning commuters. And unfortunately the work you had to face was draining and fraught with complications. It was not flowing and it was not easy. So by
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Maria Lua’s Lammas Celebration of Plenty!

  So what is the Lammas Festival, and how can it help YOU manifest more amazingness in YOUR life?? You’ve been clear with the universe and asked for what you want in life. And you’ve worked hard at clearing your life of dead-weight and draining relationships and obligations. Things did not manifest straight away, but after a while you started to see some real changes happening. You are happier, more empowered, and excited that you have discovered this amazing method of manifesting beautiful things in your life. Wonderful! And now things are in full flow for you. Abundance is all around
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A Girl’s Guide to buying an Electric Guitar

  What happens if you wake up one morning and decide that today is the day you’re going to buy yourself an electric guitar?   Images of Joan Jett rocking out to “I love Rock n Roll!” have inspired you and you know you were born to rock.. So you put on your boots and some lippy and head down to your local music store filled with images of you cranking up your new guitar to a packed Wembley Stadium (dreaming big baby!).       But joy turns to dread as you set foot into your local music store. You seem
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My “Free Spirit” E.P. Launch at inSpiral Lounge!

Maria Lua’s “Free Spirit” Launch (with special bonus performances from Ryan Spielman, Little Manitou & DJ Chris G) Join me and my musical friends and family for a night of uplifting sonic healing at the launch of my brand new E.P. – “Free Spirit”! When: Thursday 22nd January, 2015. 8:30pm till midnight. Where: inSpiral Lounge Cafe, Camden, 250, Camden High Street, London,London NW1 8LS United Kingdom Why: If you believe that your Spirit was born free and you want to celebrate that fact then this is definitely the night for you! Click HERE to RSVP now! Your presence and free spirit are requested and desired at
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“Starlit Skies” Official Music Video

Happy New Year!! To celebrate the dawning of 2015 I am releasing my first ever OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO!!! Check out “Starlit Skies” below. This video was shot onsite at the Green Gathering music festival in Wales, August 2014 by the incredibly talented Steven Cholerton of Sentient Pictures! Biggest thanks to the Green Gathering festival which provided the backdrop for this gorgeous video! Lots of love   
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Maria Lua performing at The Green Gathering Festival

The Green Gathering Festival is Europe’s biggest alternative energy festival, and I am so proud to be able to collaborate with this fantastic project by performing on a solar-powered stage at the festival this year! The Green Gathering is MORE than just another party, it is a festival beyond hedonism, powered by wind, sun and people! If you would like to come along and join in the festivities you can catch me and my band LIVE on the Dandelion Stage, Sunday 3rd August from 6-7pm. It’s going to be awesome! Don’t miss it! Price: It is only £90 for camping for the
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Maria Lua performing at Guilfest

Hooray! Guilfest weekend is  finally upon us! I am so so excited to be able to play at such a fantastic festival. Voted the UK’s best medium sized festival on many occasions Guilfest is a summer event not to be missed! And if you fancy a bit of sassy, heartwarming, uplifting folk grooves,then pop by the Acoustic stage where I will be playing LIVE with my band from 1:30-2pm on Sunday 20th July! Here is a link where you can buy yourself some tickets to this fantastic Surrey festival, and catch acts like The Boomtown Rats, Boney M, Funloving Criminals,
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Break Your Silence! Write Your SOUL Affirmation!

  Have you ever wanted something so bad that you could almost feel it and taste it? You know exactly what you need, but you have no idea how to get it? But what if you could learn a way to act on this passion and birth your dreams into life? Have you ever been so afraid of your strong emotions that you kept them buried deep inside you in the hopes that they would fade? This implosion has created a rock-like feeling in the pit of your stomach that you can’t seem to get rid of.  But what if you could find
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Lyrics to Fly

I love to express myself. To say things out loud. To sing out loud. To music. When writing lyrics I choose words and phrases that mean something to me, and that will unlock hidden energy and healing through my expression of them. Just like an affirmation or mantra. Here are the lyrics to my single “Fly”. I wrote this song in 2003, after being away from my homeland of Lesotho, in south east Africa for 6 years. I missed it. I missed nature. I missed the home of my spirit. When I sing this song it brings me right back
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How I write my Songs

I believe writing a song is like painting a picture. When painting a picture I try to capture my real-world experiences onto a blank canvas with brushes and paints. It is a true in-the-moment expression of how I’m feeling and what I’m experiencing in my life. A song is also an expression of what is happening to me as the songwriter at a specific time in my life. I am affected by my real-world experiences and express this using my voice, my instruments and poetry. And a truly inspired song always stems from these 4 elements: 1. Connection to Heart
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