Dara Maclean

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Dara Maclean
Birth nameDara Joy Maclean[1]
Born(1986-05-19) May 19, 1986 (age 27)[2][3]
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.[1]
GenresContemporary Christian
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
Years active2006–present
LabelsFervent Records
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Dara Maclean
Birth nameDara Joy Maclean[1]
Born(1986-05-19) May 19, 1986 (age 27)[2][3]
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.[1]
GenresContemporary Christian
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
Years active2006–present
LabelsFervent Records
WebsiteOfficial website

Dara Joy Maclean (born May 19, 1986, in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American contemporary Christian singer-songwriter born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. On July 12, 2011 Maclean released the album entitled You Got My Attention, her first full length studio album.[4]

Background[edit]

Maclean started singing at the age of eight, and led worship services at her church in her teens.[5] In addition, Maclean started to play the guitar and write songs at the age of 13.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US
Christian
2006Dara Joy[6]
  • Released: August 15, 2006
  • Label: Indie
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011You Got My Attention[7][8]
  • Released: July 12, 2011
  • Label: Fervent
  • Format: CD, digital download
9[9]
2013Wanted
  • Released: September 24, 2013
  • Label: Fervent
  • Format: CD, digital download
22

Singles[edit]

YearTitlePeak Chart PositionsAlbum
US Billboard Hot Christian Songs
2011"Suitcases"18[10]You Got My Attention
"Free"16[11]
"The Day That Love Was Born"Non-album single
2012"Yours Forever"27[12]You Got My Attention

Personal life[edit]

Maclean is of Italian heritage; her grandfather changed the family name from Martarella to Maclean. [13] Maclean has an older sister named Nicole and her parents are Dan and Judith. Maclean announced via Twitter, January 8, 2013, that she was engaged to Donnie Petty.[3][13] They were married on May 11, 2013.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jesus Freak Hideout. "Dara Maclean biography". Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Robin (May 19, 2011). "A Happy Happy Birthday". Air 1. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Database Matches for Dara J Maclean in Texas". PublicRecords. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Papanikos, Stacey (July 10, 2011). "Dara MacLean [You Got My Attention] (2011)". Christian Music Review. Retrieved September 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Argyrakis, Andy (August 1, 2011). "With... Dara Maclean". CCM Magazine. p. 14. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ last.fm (May 23, 2012). "Dara Joy". last.fm. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ Allmusic (July 12, 2011). "You Got My Attention". Allmusic. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  8. ^ Jesus Freak Hideout (July 4, 2011). "You Got My Attnetion". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  9. ^ Billboard (January 27, 2012). "You Got My Attention - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ Billboard (July 23, 2011). "Suitcases - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  11. ^ Billboard (February 25, 2012). "Free - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ Billboard (August 25, 2012). "Yours Forever - Dara Maclean". Billboard. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Doug & Jaci Interview Dara Maclean Segment 4". Today's Christian Music. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 

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