Meau Hewitt is a Dutch Indie/Pop singer, songwriter and producer with the sound of synths,
warm guitar and catchy melody lines. She is inspired by Eefje de Visser and RY X.
MEAU, the solo project of the Dutch indiepop singer-songwriter and producer Meau Hewitt (21) creates music from her heart with the influence of synths, warm guitar sounds, catchy melody lines and the inspiration source of Eefje de Visser, Jeremy Zucker and Holly Humberstone.
After her first EP, she released her hit single ‘Dat Heb Jij Gedaan’ on the tenth of September 2021. The single became a big success and was simultaneously awarded as 3FM Megahit, Qmusic Alarmschijf and TopSong at Radio 2. MEAU also became 3FM talent after this success, she performed at ‘de Streamers’, together with the ‘Metropole orchestra’ and her single has been in the Dutch Top 40 for weeks, being the #1 for 8 weeks long. Apart from all this media-attention in Holland she is also popular in Belgium. She played during ‘De Warmste Week’ (the equivalent of 3FM Serious Request), her single became Big Hit at radio station MNM and her single has been on #1 for 5 weeks in the Belgium ‘Ultratop’. In 2022, MEAU will be playing at big festivals, like Pinkpop and has been nominated for two Edison Awards in the categories ‘Newcomer’ and ‘Song’. MEAU will be starting her first headline tour through the Netherlands and Belgium on March 4, 2022.
Meau has been writing and making music since she was young. When she was a kid, she followed singing and pianoclasses, she participated in the ‘Kinderen voor Kinderen’-choir for 3 years. She did many big performances in the choir of Babette Labeij in the years after, at events like ‘The Passion’, ‘All You Need Is Love’, and several finals of the ‘The Voice of Holland’. After secondary school, Meau participated in the young talent class of the pop department at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. She has been focusing on writing Dutch songs this period, inspired by artists like Eefje de Visser and Spinvis. Nowadays, Meau lives in Utrecht, where she graduated from the pop/rock ‘Herman Brood Academy’. She has been producing more and is searching for the right sound for her music the last few years.
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