Marian Hill is an American songwriting duo from Philadelphia, made up of production artist Jeremy Lloyd and vocalist Samantha Gongol, heavily featuring improvisational jazz musician Steve Davit, debuting in 2013 with their first EP ‘Play’. In 2015, they released the album ‘Sway’.
The New York Times published a review of the duo after the release of Play, comparing them to other well-known electronic and R&B-influenced groups. The duo is going on tour in 2015 across the US. Their name is based in the two main characters from the musical The Music Man: Harold Hill and Marian Paroo.
They made their television debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden in September 2015. A track that appears on both their EP and album, ‘One Time’, became a top 40 hit on U.S. alternative radio in December 2015. On March 4th, 2016 the duo released a single called ‘down’.