Maisie Peters

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Maisie Peters
Maisie Peters.jpg
Maisie Peters in October 2019
Born
Maisie Hannah Peters[1]

(2000-05-28) 28 May 2000 (age 22)
OccupationSinger-songwriter
Years active2015–present
Musical career
GenresPop
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Labels
Websitewww.maisiepeters.co.uk Edit this at Wikidata

Maisie Hannah Peters (born 28 May 2000) is an English singer-songwriter. After gaining popularity on YouTube, Peters signed with Atlantic Records and released the extended plays Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket (2018) and It's Your Bed Babe, It's Your Funeral (2019). Her debut studio album You Signed Up for This, released under Ed Sheeran's label Gingerbread Man Records, was released on 27 August 2021.[2]

Music career[edit]

2015–2020: Musical beginnings[edit]

In 2017, Peters released the debut singles "Place We Were Made" and "Birthday" (August and November 2017, respectively), but it wasn't until 2018 when the singer began to gain more notice.[citation needed] During this year she signed to Atlantic Records UK,[citation needed] a division of Warner Music UK Limited, releasing the single, "Worst of You", which is her most played song on her Spotify discography,[citation needed] amassing over 100 million streams. Months later she released the single, "Best I'll Ever Sing".

She released her debut EP titled Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket at the end of 2018.[3][4][5]

In 2019, Peters released two more singles, "Stay Young" and "Favourite Ex", with the latter, along with "Feels Like This", appearing on ITV's Love Island during the summer. In October 2019, she released her second EP, It's Your Bed Babe, It's Your Funeral.[6]

Her song "Smile" was on the soundtrack album Birds of Prey: The Album, for the film Birds of Prey, released by Atlantic Records on 7 February 2020.[7] That same month, Peters was announced as the supporting act for a majority of the European leg of Niall Horan's Nice to Meet Ya Tour.[8]

2021–present: You Signed Up For This[edit]

In May 2021, it was announced that Peters was writing the new soundtrack album for the Apple TV+ original series Trying.[9] The album features the original songs from the show’s second season written and performed by Peters. Subsequent to the announcement of the release of this album, "Funeral", the lead track for this album featuring fellow British recording artist James Bay was released on 4 May 2021. The first play of this song appeared on New Music Daily[10] hosted by Zane Lowe on Apple's in house radio station Apple Music 1.

On 15 June 2021, it was announced that Peters had joined Ed Sheeran's Gingerbread Man Records label.[11][12][13] Her debut studio album, You Signed Up for This, was released on 27 August 2021.[2] The album debuted at number 2 on the UK Albums Chart and was the top selling album in UK independent record stores for that week.[14]

In early 2022, Peters headlined her first sold out tour, around the USA.[15] It was announced in 2021, Peters along with Griff would be joining Ed Sheeran's +–=÷x Tour as his opening act late 2022 for the tours first leg around Europe.[16]

On the 6th of May 2022, Peters released Cate's Brother, about singer Cate Canning's brother, which she has said is "literally just a joke for [Peters] and [her] friendship group", and clarified through twitter she is "not actually dating" Cate's brother.[17][18] Peters later released a remix of the song with Matt Maltese titled, Cate's Brother (Matt's Version).[19]

Artistry and influences[edit]

Peters possesses a soprano voice.[20] She is a self described "massive fan of Taylor Swift", she has also expressed admiration for band Girls Aloud and English artist Lily Allen.[21]

Other ventures[edit]

Peters started an online book club known as "MP Book Club" in April of 2020, which is run through Instagram.[22]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with release date and label shown
Title Details Peak chart positions
UK
[23]
IRE
[24]
You Signed Up for This 2 20

Soundtrack albums[edit]

List of soundtrack albums, with release date and label shown
Title Details
Trying: Season 2 (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack)
  • Released: 21 May 2021
  • Label: Atlantic UK
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming[25]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with release date and label shown
Title EP details
Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket
  • Released: 1 November 2018
  • Label: Atlantic UK
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
It's Your Bed Babe, It's Your Funeral
  • Released: 3 October 2019
  • Label: Atlantic UK
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with year released, selected chart positions, and album name shown
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[26]
IRE
[27]
JPN
[28]
NZ
Hot

[29]
"Place We Were Made" 2017 Non-album singles
"Birthday"
"Worst of You" 2018
"Best I'll Ever Sing"
"In My Head" Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket
"Details"
"Stay Young" 2019 Non-album single
"Favourite Ex" Non-album single
"This Is On You" It's Your Bed Babe, It's Your Funeral
"Take Care of Yourself"
"Adore You"
"Smile" 2020 Birds of Prey: The Album
"Daydreams" Non-album singles
"The List"
"Sad Girl Summer"
"Maybe Don't"
(featuring JP Saxe)
"John Hughes Movie" 2021 92 40 You Signed Up for This
"Funeral"
(featuring James Bay)
Trying: Season 2 (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack)
"Psycho" 57 81 87 20 You Signed Up for This
"You Signed Up for This"
"Brooklyn"
Cate's Brother [30] 2022 62 29 30 Non-album single
Cate's Brother (Matt's Version)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart in this region.

Guest appearances[edit]

Title Year Main artist(s) Album
"One Last Try"[31] 2021 Ren Renbrandt
"Song You'll Never Hear" Sarcastic Sounds
"Make It Out" 2022 Henry Jamison

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020–2021 Trying Busker Guest star; 2 episodes: "The Ex-Girlfriend" and "Helicopters"
2021 The One Show Herself Guest and performer

Tours[edit]

Opening act[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your query : Creator's Name begins with PETERS MAISIE on any territories (Domestic works)". International Standard Musical Work Code (ISWC). Archived from the original on 23 January 2018. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b Murray, Robin (15 June 2021). "Maisie Peters Details Debut Album 'You Signed Up For This'". Clash. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  3. ^ McCafferty, Kelly. "EP Review: 'Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket' Introduces The Charming Maisie Peters to the World". Atwood Magazine. Archived from the original on 30 September 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  4. ^ "get to know: maisie peters". MTV. Archived from the original on 25 July 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  5. ^ Bruton, Louise. "Maisie Peters: Our New VBF". The Irish Times. Archived from the original on 5 September 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  6. ^ McvCarthy, Neive. "Maisie Peters captivates on new EP, It's Your Bed Babe, It's Your Funeral". The Gryphon. Archived from the original on 7 October 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Review: Powerhouse roster makes "Birds of Prey" album fun". StarTribune.com. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Westmeath Star Announces Irish And UK Tour". Midlands 103. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Maisie Peters and James Bay drop moving Trying soundtrack Funeral". The List. 5 May 2021. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  10. ^ "Maisie Peters on "Funeral" featuring James Bay on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  11. ^ "Maisie Peters signs to Ed Sheeran's Gingerbread Man Records". Music Week. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  12. ^ Moore, Sam (15 June 2021). "Maisie Peters signs to Ed Sheeran's record label and announces debut album". NME. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  13. ^ Savage, Mark (15 June 2021). "Maisie Peters: Meet the singer who's been snapped up by Ed Sheeran". BBC Online. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  14. ^ "Kanye West's Donda debuts at Number 1 on Official UK Albums Chart". Official Charts.
  15. ^ "On Tour with Maisie Peters". The Mud Mag. 18 March 2022.
  16. ^ "Griff And Maisie Peters Are Joining Ed Sheeran For Some 2022 Tour Dates". Uproxx. 2 February 2022.
  17. ^ DeSantis, Rachel. "Meet Maisie Peters, the Singer-Songwriter Poised to Be Pop's Next Big Thing: 'My Music Is Me'". People.
  18. ^ "maisie peters". Twitter.
  19. ^ Richards, Will. "Maisie Peters recruits Matt Maltese for new version of 'Cate's Brother'". NME.com.
  20. ^ "Maisie Peters shows the duality of young adulthood on You Signed up for This". 8 October 2021.
  21. ^ "Maisie Peters: Meet the singer who's been snapped up by Ed Sheeran". bbc.com. 15 June 2021.
  22. ^ "Maisie Peters Book Club (@mpbookclub) • Instagram photos and videos". Retrieved 22 June 2020 – via Instagram.
  23. ^ "Maisie Peters > Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  24. ^ "Top 100 Artist Album, Week Ending 3 September 2021". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  25. ^ Trying: Season 2 (Apple TV+ Original Series Soundtrack) by Maisie Peters, retrieved 7 September 2021
  26. ^ "Maisie Peters | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  27. ^ "Discography Maisie Peters". irish-charts.com. Retrieved 14 May 2022.
  28. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard Japan. 25 August 2021. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  29. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 8 March 2021. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  30. ^ @maisiehpeters (20 April 2022). "Cate's Brother pre-save link..." (Tweet). Retrieved 21 April 2022 – via Twitter.
  31. ^ "ReNの5年ぶりアルバムは「ReNBRANDT」、メイジー・ピーターズ参加曲を先行配信". Natalie (in Japanese). 11 July 2021. Retrieved 12 July 2021.

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