“A rockin’ album from an amazing Canadian transplant to the city of angels.  Paula has a rich and powerful voice and some searin’ lyrics that burn to the soul.”

-itunes review of because we bleed

Dear Ms McMath

You do not know me and probably never will. But I feel compelled to say a few things to you. I saw you perform Saturday night at McCabes. I go there quite often and have seen a lot of shows there. Something about yours though, touched me more deeply than I can express. I don’t quite know why. Your music was lovely of course but it was more than that. It was more the way you seem to be as a human being…..There is an openness and a kind of vulnerability about you that affected me strongly. It is something I strive for when I write an essay but you put it into your music.  I have been around the block a few times and I don’t say this lightly…….  I believe when an artist, in any medium, should know about when their work touches someone…  and now you do….  Thank you for a lovely evening.



Hi, I just wanted to say that I say you performing the other night on 3rd St. in Santa Monica, and though I was only able to catch a few songs, I wanted to let you know that I thought you had a great voice and I enjoyed what I heard. I don’t always find myself doing that when I’m walking down 3rd St, but I had to check out your site. Love what I hear, and looking forward to catching you play again soon.


Dear Paula,

Last week me and my family were traveling in the US and we heard and saw you play across the street from where we were dining in Santa Monica. You sang covers of a lot of my all time favorites and you gave that ‘extra touch’ to our dinner. I bought your album and I found that you have also written a lot of material yourself.

I really love that album and I hope there will be more in the future.

Traveling in the US is always a great adventure but the little extra’s make such journeys especially memorable. Seeing black bears in Yosemite, whales heading north along the coastal highway and your performance in Santa Monica were some of my extras. And since I can’t thank the bears or the whales… 🙂



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