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David Schwartz of David Madeit Graphic Design is working on the new logos and the Vinyl Cover Design for the new Steal the Stars Album The first single, “Afterlife” will drop early 2018 with an accompanying Video being shot in a few weeks as part of an 11 song Film Anthology. We’ll keep you posted...
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After allowing time for Lead singer, Mela Lee, to heal from her catastrophic auto accident and broken back,  Magnolia Memoir is happy to announce that we’ve returned to the studio and have a new album on the way – Steal the Stars.  Recorded at Plyrz Studio owned by prolific Engineer and Producer, Jim Scott ( Tom...
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The California Fire Foundation honoring and supporting Fallen Firefighters and their families will have their annual fundraising Gala at the Los Angeles Avalon Theatre Wednesday, March 22, 2017. After a year of epic natural disasters, and heroic measures to save California Communities – Please honor your California Professional Firefighters with a donation or by attending...
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Mela Lee will be singing an anthem written by Magnolia Memoir “Falling Star” for our Fallen Heroes at the 12th Annual Firefighters Memorial Service on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  You can stream the service live or learn more about the California Fire Foundation, which serves fallen firefighters, their families, and the communities they Serve by going...
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Magnolia Memoir will be live at UnCabaret on Sunday, October 18th  -8pm at Au Lac– for a special night of music & conversation hosted by Vanity Fair favorite, Beth Lapides.  UnCabaret Presents Magnolia Memoir: Beautiful Mistake. Lapides hosts a spectacular night with magical music makers Magnolia Memoir (Mela Lee and Alexander Burke) with a world premiere...
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After a two month hiatus to finish a film score – The Memoir is back in the studio writing for our fourth project, “Beautiful Mistake”.  We’ll be here in Los Angeles and doing some intimate  and shows that will allow us to get up close and personal with the Memoir family & fans. We can’t wait...
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The Memoir would like to congratulation long time friend and Memoir fan – Will Forte- for getting two Emmy Nominations for his Network television show “The Last Man on Earth” for Fox- Will is nominated for both his Acting and his writing on the breakout hit. You can check out the show by clicking (HERE...
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Well, with all the files lost – all we can do now is laugh… And put the new site together. It will be up and running by the end of July 2015. Thank you for your patience! –
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In late june 2015, Hostgator (with whom we are no longer doing business) was hacked into. A malware/ hacker collective began hosting malware/ password hack bots from their clients with Unlimited plans) – Hostgator tried to delete the malware sites, which resulted in our entire website ( and all it’s archives for the past 7...
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About Us

Described as “Fiona Apple meets the Killers with a dash of the Clash”  and  “Everything you miss about music…”
-the Memoir remains defiantly singular, unique, and insanely addictive

Magnolia Memoir

Mela Lee – Lead Vocals
Alexander Burke – Vintage Keys & Synths
Michael “Fish” Herring – Guitars
Dan Antunovich  – Bass
Neal Daniels – Drums