ELIZA NEALS a dynamic front woman, multi-talented musician, confident producer and powerhouse outstanding live performer is “returning the magic back to Blues-Rock with mind-blowing live performances and Top of the Charts recordings.”
Eliza sings with unearthly passion and velvety grit, effortlessly pushing air to new heights, and her operatically trained voice has been called both sexy and menacing. None of this is surprising, of course, since Eliza studied with Motown Legend Barrett Strong and could rightfully be called the last of the truly trained MOTOWN singers.
“Breaking and Entering” finished #6 on international Radio Roots Music Report for all of 2015!
2016 Detroit Music Award for “Outstanding Blues Recording” “Breaking and Entering”
Two Nominations from the new “Independent Blues Awards 2017“ and five nominations in 2016!
“Accomplished the near impossible,” American Blues Scene. “Simply breathaking,” Blues Matters UK. “Blues-rock that’s powerful enough to knock you off your feet,” Blues Blast. “Album with imperceptible faults” Soul Bag France. “Tough-as-nails voice soar above the crowd,” Big City Blues. “We know she’s good and this album confirms it,” BluesNews Norway. “Should be tattooed on the soul of all you blues-rockers out there,” Blues in Britain.
In addition to Eliza’s incredible singing, she masterfully plays piano, keys or Hammond B3. Performing at stages across the United States from Maine to Florida to Kansas City, revealing one of Detroit “hidden gems” live. A combination of Modern Electric Blues, Psychedelic Rock with a twist of Jam band and southern soul covers the spectrum. Often playing on piano or keyboards with a list of covers many a band would never attempt, “Eliza Neals and the Narcotics” perform masterly. Original compositions have garnered Eliza Neals; Five Detroit Music Awards and a surprising Detroit Black Music Award nomination in 2017.
A cadre of amazing guitarists have backed up Eliza Neals over the years. Howard Glazer the 23+ country international blues with a super side of Rock and one hell-of -a-feel takes the reigns. As a duo, trio or full blown eight to ten piece band, Eliza Neals delivers the most compelling storytelling in ages.
The award winning sultry and powerful blues rock soul vocalist, recording artist, composer, performer, publisher and producer is being compared to greats like Etta James, Janis Joplin and Ricki Lee Jones among many many others. “There is only one Eliza Neals,” don’t miss a night of music from the city that drives your soul.
2017 “10,000 Feet Below” charts at #2 on the Blues-Rock charts and #1 on the NEW YORK Album charts for 4 Weeks straight! Tops at #8 on the BLUES worldwide ROOTS MUSIC REPORT on MARCH 16th 2017.
2016 “You Ain’t My Dog No More” (summer single) charts at #1 on the NEW YORK Single Charts #3 on the Blues Rock Single charts and #10 on the Blues Radio Charts on RootsMusicReport for July 31st 2016.
2015 “On this Merry Christmas Day” (Holiday single) written with songwriting legend Barrett Strong goes to #1 song and #1 Album on the RootsMusicRepor