Ava Vox, real name Elaine Hannon, native of Dublin. At the age of 17, Elaine joined a band as backing vocalist and quickly progressed to be a lead vocalist. In the mid 1980’s, Elaine went on to form ‘The Seventh Veil’ (c1986 -1991) an original Alternative Rock band with a dash of Goth and Punk, the style of music ranged from slow melodic atmospheric to dynamic. Their music was constantly played on Capital Radio and the ‘Dave Fanning Show,’ Radio Two. Given excellent reviews by “Hot Press Magazine” and Eamonn Carr, the “Evening Herald”
The Seventh Veil then went on to win Battle of the Bands competition, their prize was recording time with the renowned and famous Music Producer Paul Thomas (Paul Thomas, Recording Company, Georges Street, Dublin). Paul Thomas worked along with many well-known artists, such as U2 in the early stages, Kate Bush, Clannad.
Over the last number of years, Elaine was involved in various music projects.
In September 2020, Elaine’s alto ego ‘Ava Vox’ was born.
In February 2021, Ava Vox released her debut single “Love Song.” The track Love Song was originally written by The Cure. Ava Vox decided to slow down the tempo of the song and performs this classic song with just the accompaniment of piano. Vocals by Ava Vox. Piano by Ray McLoughlin.
Ava Vox worked together with Music Producer Ray McLoughlin (RMC Recording Studios) on all tracks. All tracks were recorded and produced working remotely due to the Covid restrictions.
In March 2021, Ava Vox’s released the single “Strange Days.”
The single “Strange Days” contained two tracks;
• Tainted Love
• Life on Mars.
The track “Tainted Love” was originally written by songwriter Ed Cobb. Ava Vox decided to rock up the tempo and put more attitude to the classic song. Vocals by Ava Vox. Piano and Hammond Organ by Ray McLoughlin. Electric Guitar by Daniel Martin and Drums by Jonathan Owens.
The track “Life on Mars” was originally written and performed by David Bowie. Ava Vox performs this classic song with just the accompaniment of piano. Vocals by Ava Vox. Piano and Hammond Organ by Ray McLoughlin.
From the moment Ava Vox’s debut single “Love Song” was released, her songs and vocals continue to receive amazing reviews;
“Rich & Velvety”
“Voice is Amazing”
Ava Vox’s music continues to be featured on many radio stations in Ireland and worldwide.
Ava Vox is currently back in the Recording Studios, co-producing her own original music for an album. Ava will be releasing a series of new singles, first single ‘One Sweet Goodbye’ due for release in September and will be releasing her first album before the end of the year.