Nellie Mar

Authentic Singer/Songwriter

12 Reviews (9 Verified)
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Ultra Publishing professional songwriter ready to write a song that pulls on your heart strings.

Nellie Mar is a singer-songwriter who writes raw, honest and emotional songs in Pop/Dance. Her focus is to see the world through a positive lens and have optimism translate through her music. Her sounds take you on a journey exploring humanity's intimate moments, expressed through soothing chords and soaring melodies.

I am ready to write a song for you, topline your EDM track, co-write with you, and create the song you've been longing to make. I've been writing songs since I was 15 years old and studied it at one of the top music schools in the country - Belmont University in the heart of music city - Nashville, TN. There I received a Bachelors in Fine arts majoring in Songwriting and Music Business, from there I worked with top industry executives at Sony Music Publishing, and then went on to write songs for Ultra Publishing.

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I am self-sufficient, reliable, easy to work with and want to make it about the experience and your final product being exactly what you desire.
All stems and project files will be delivered upon completion
Publishing negotiable/work for hire available
Unlimited Revisions
Quick turn around 48 hours

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12 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by SOOCHAIN

    Working with Nellie was fantastic! She’s both highly professional and super talented.

  2. Review by Henry J.

    Nellie was so easy to work with not to mention so talented and has a dope ear and sound for music. Will definitely work with her again soon.

  3. Review by Kyle Briskin
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    Nellie is awesome to work with and I had so much fun working on this song!

  4. Review by Emily L.


  5. Review by Yify Z.

    Nellie is tenacious and will work to meet the needs of the song. That and her quick ability to come up with emotional lyrics makes her one of the best songwriters on the platform.

  6. Review by Matt H.

    Was a pleasure to work with Nellie, she is a great singer/songwriter with fantastic original choruses and melodies. Highly recommend her as a writer and will definitely be reaching out to work again in the future.

  7. Review by brompton
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    Nellie is a greatly talented singer and songwriter! She has a wonderful voice and is very timely and specific in her feedback which is very helpful for me as a producer/mix engineer to deliver a product the client is excited about. Working on this song with Nellie was wonderful, I would highly recommend!

  8. Review by Kelly P.

    I really liked working with Nellie - she was friendly, cooperative and of course talented in what she does. Also, she had great ideas and made my song so much better! Thank you, thank you, thank you! :) I can't wait to perform the song. :)

  9. Review by Sk Austen

    Another job done with her. She is truly wonderful. She is an extremely talented songwriter and singer, and even small changes are no problem for her. Additionally, she was very reliable and fast. I can highly recommend her.

  10. Review by Dr. Chaii
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    Nellie is an absolute superstar and i LOVED working with her. She is easy to collaborate with and has the voice of an angel. Happy we met!!

  11. Review by Jekabs G.

    An amazing songwriter, definetly recommend her for your projects!

    The quality is amazing!

  12. Review by Sebastian A.

    She is a real professional. She understood exactly what I wanted for the song, and her lyrics fit perfectly. Her voice is wonderful, and she worked super fast. Plus, she was always friendly and easy to work with. Great job!

Interview with Nellie Mar

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I am an up-and-coming artist's co-writer for her next project. She is being developed by Sound Factory in Hollywood and has a development deal with Wide-Eyed Ent (Julia Michaels).

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I have gigs on Fiverr, Upwork and through private clients, while doing songwriting sessions and working on my catalog to release more music.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Yes, my friends LRMEO, Will Everett and Sam Bierman all rock at producing.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital because it is democratized and accessible, but it can never stand against analog for bandwidth and increasing the audios potential.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: High quality music.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: I get to do what I love from anywhere.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can you comp your own vocals, and of course I can.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That it can't strongly impact or really help people.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: I ask for several song references.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Go with your gut.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: MacBook, Mic, midi keyboard, guitar, and interface.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: Professional songwriting has been my career trajectory for 5 years now.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Creative and consistent.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Sasha Sloan because her songs are super authentic and honest, while also having an incredible repertoire in the songwriting for other major artists world.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Create a solid vocal chain that you save and can keep returning to.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Pop and Dance/EDM.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Coming up with hooks.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: A positive and fresh perspective, strong melodic and lyrical sensibility, and real emotion.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I listen through the demo and pitch I am received and make sure I clearly understand the task by listening to references and thoroughly reading through the pitch from my client. Then I do several vocal takes ensuring I'm getting all my melody and lyric ideas out that best fit the track. After that, I will piece together the best melodies and lyrics and create the track from there. I always take at least 2 days to go though the song to make sure I'm achieving the right goals and highest quality for the client.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a home studio with a Neumann TLM 103 mic, Focusrite interface, and audio technica headphones with monitors and a new 2022 MacBook Pro M1.

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: I am inspired by female songwriters who write, sing, and record their songs themselves like Griff, Nina Nesbitt, Girl in Red, etc.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I write a song or topline to a track, then record myself over the track I was given by the client.

Terms Of Service

You'll receive unlimited revisions, turn around time within 48 hours and additional $10 cost per service (harmonies/doubles/adlibs/tuning/comping/etc) and offer discounts for publishing percentages.

GenresSounds Like
  • Sasha Alex Sloan
  • Taylor Swift
  • Colbie Caillat
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann TLM 103
  • Focusrite interface
  • audio technica Headphones
  • MacBook Pro 2022 M1
  • Access to Professional Recording Studio
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