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INDEPENDENT. BUT NOT ALONE.

Music is everything to me.
Every day, I wake up with a song in my head, a beat in my heart, and a melody on my tongue. Through music, I rejoice, grieve, heal, and find humor. 

I don't have a record label, management company, or agent.

I don't need them - because I have you. My fans.

Your support sustains my mission to make the best music possible for you to enjoy.

If you would like to continue on this journey with me and help me to keep making meaningful music, check out my CDs, or download my digital music on Bandcamp.

Thank you!   xoxo Melissa

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“A swirling, medieval hip-hop.”  Columbus UWeekly


“Cox sounds like a cross between Loreena McKennitt and Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick.”  Sing Out Magazine

"A true fusion of our Celtic heritage with the future."  Celtica Radio

Born in the United States and currently residing in New Zealand, Melissa Cox is an award-winning singer/songwriter who boldly fuses Celtic and folk instrumentation and influences with trip hop, rock, and electronic. She has released a dozen albums and EPs solo and with her former band Mythica. A classically trained vocalist, she also plays guitar, mandolin, ukulele, piano, and tin whistle. She is also the founder and chief sound engineer and producer of Mockingbird Music Studios, based in Tauranga, New Zealand.