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Mara and the Pillows - Music


Can't get enough of Mara and the Pillows' enchanting songs? Do you want to touch it with your very own hands? Well, now you can!

The album Strawberry Hermitage is now available on CD (but yes, it looks nostalgically like vinyl) in a small hard cover book (19x15cm) with 26 pages of lyrics and gorgeous art work. A perfect little treasure to fondle, cherish and dream away. buy »

Etches and other art works


Mara's work's significant other side is on display. Take a look at her etches, drawings and sculptures. check it out »

RAINY DAYS - ILLUSTRATIONS!

What do you do on a rainy day? Mara Liem answers this question with her continuously growing series of illustrations going by the name Rainy Days.

Retreat into the fantastical world of Rainy Days, meet huggable teapots, naughty pillows, distressed laptops, comfy windows, toilet bowls and many other adorable characters and enjoy the thoughts of a nerdy home hermit. Poetic, humouristic and philosophical. Brightens even the sunnier days! take a look »

Search - Find the Rainy Day you're looking for

Use the brand new search engine to browse Rainy Days with your favourite theme!   » 

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Brighten up a friend's rainy day, or make it a little rainier - in a good way, of course.
Check out the new look and the bunch of brand new stamps!   » 

  • #182 Sorting Mail#182 Sorting Mail
  • #235 Stewing Pears#235 Stewing Pears
  • #246 Peachick#246 Peachick
  • #193 Winter Time#193 Winter Time
  • #220 Walk#220 Walk
  • #263 Bad Ass Unicorn Pattern#263 Bad Ass Unicorn Pattern
  • #223 Drooling And Drawing#223 Drooling And Drawing
  • #214 Water Cold#214 Water Cold
  • #213 Dark And Light#213 Dark And Light
  • #218 Grave#218 Grave
  • #184 Rain Storm#184 Rain Storm
  • #257 Teapot Pattern#257 Teapot Pattern

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Mara is working on brand new stuff; illustrations and music. Keep an eye out! - September 14, 2015, 09:50 CEST

News


March 12, 2016, 21:10 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 263! The newest entry is called: 'Bad Ass Unicorn Pattern'. Check it out!

March 11, 2016, 17:37 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 262! The newest entry is called: 'Deer & Toast Pattern'. Check it out!

March 6, 2016, 16:09 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 261! The newest entry is called: 'Lola & Doughnuts Pattern'. Check it out!

March 5, 2016, 16:08 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 260! The newest entry is called: 'Teapot & Cake Pattern'. Check it out!

March 4, 2016, 19:01 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 259! The newest entry is called: 'Rufus & Icecream Pattern'. Check it out!

March 4, 2016, 19:00 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 258! The newest entry is called: 'Lola & Noodles Pattern'. Check it out!

March 2, 2016, 12:45 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 257! The newest entry is called: 'Teapot Pattern'. Check it out!

January 9, 2016, 15:54 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 256! The newest entry is called: 'Reading'. Check it out!

January 1, 2016, 21:08 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 255! The newest entry is called: 'Happy New Year'. Check it out!

September 14, 2015, 09:49 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 254! The newest entry is called: 'Good Morning'. Check it out!

September 12, 2015, 17:55 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 253! The newest entry is called: 'Swing It'. Check it out!

April 22, 2013, 17:05 CEST
New song: Brave by Mara and the Pillows featuring Mr. Klassen

April 15, 2013, 08:00 CET
New song: Before You Wake by Mara and the Pillows

December 31, 2012, 16:38 CET
New song: All Strings Attached by Mara and the Pillows featuring Mr. Blotter on keys

December 31, 2012, 16:37 CET
New song: Suddenly by Mara and the Pillows

December 31, 2012, 16:37 CET
New song: Thin Red Lines by Mara and the Pillows

December 25, 2012, 12:51 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 252! The newest entry is called: 'Dreams'. Check it out!

December 6, 2012, 10:01 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 251! The newest entry is called: 'Dreaming Of Sushi'. Check it out!

December 3, 2012, 16:59 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 250! The newest entry is called: 'Milk'. Check it out!

November 18, 2012, 10:27 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 249! The newest entry is called: 'Morning Tea'. Check it out!

November 16, 2012, 22:02 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 248! The newest entry is called: 'Home'. Check it out!

September 21, 2012, 18:09 CEST
New song: Blue Solace a song by Mara and the Pillows featuring Mr. Hertell on piano

June 1, 2012, 09:21 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 247! The newest entry in water colours 'Grow Tomato Grow!' is here!

May 19, 2012, 17:13 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 246! Enjoy the new 'Peachick' in water colours.

May 18, 2012, 18:32 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 245! The newest entry in water colours is called: 'Cats To Borrow'. Hope you like it.

May 16, 2012, 10:04 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 244! The newest entry is called: 'Pond Ponder No.1'. Made with watercolours on paper.

April 29, 2012, 12:01 CEST
Here's Rainy Days #243 called Spring Rain - enjoy!

January 2, 2012, 11:18 CET
Buy Strawberry Hermitage by Mara and the Pillows - this marvelous album is finally available on CD!

November 13, 2011, 16:01 CET
New song: Wastebin Of Sorrow by Mara and the Pillows ft. Mr. Dass.

September 12, 2011, 09:41 CEST
New song: Golem by Mara and the Pillows ft. Weerthof. Woohoo! Our long distance musical relay race love child is finally released into the world!

September 4, 2011, 09:40 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 242! The newest entry is called: 'unicornish forest'. Check it out!

August 29, 2011, 08:47 CEST
New song: Wear It Like It's Black by Mara and the Pillows

July 3, 2011, 00:54 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 241! The newest entry is called: 'Campfire'. Check it out!

June 27, 2011, 09:56 CEST
New song: Not In Love by Mara and the Pillows

May 24, 2011, 01:03 CEST
New song: Gone (accoustic draft) by Mara and the Pillows

April 16, 2011, 01:32 CEST
Mara's art works (a selection) are finally displayed on the website!

April 10, 2011, 14:30 CEST
Morphosis | Exhibition. From April 11 - 29 Mara Liem and Laura Reiman show their etches and sculptures in Galerie M.L.A. in Amsterdam (Pieter de Hoochstraat 59). The vernissage (including free booze - that's never bad) is on April 22, 15:00 - 18:00 CET. Feel free to come visit!

April 6, 2011, 14:15 CEST
New: Rainy Days no. 240! The newest entry is called: 'Cosmic Icecream'. Check it out!

February 21, 2011, 23:13 CET
New song: Funeral Speech by Mara and the Pillows

February 6, 2011, 17:28 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 239! The newest entry is called: 'Multitasking'. Check it out!

January 4, 2011, 00:37 CET
Get Free Rainy Days Fridge Magnets to make your fridge look happy!

December 18, 2010, 15:09 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 238! The newest entry is called: 'Food Angel'. Enjoy!

December 14, 2010, 14:07 CET
Enjoy the new song: Faces In Leaves by Mara and the Pillows

December 12, 2010, 14:16 CET
Become a fan of Mara and the Pillows, 'like' the fan page on Facebook!

December 10, 2010, 21:39 CET
Mara and the Pillows are now supported by Soundcloud for easy playing, downloading and sharing. If you got a Soundcloud account, you can also add comments!

December 4, 2010, 15:27 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 237! The newest entry is called: 'When It Snows, It Pours'. Check it out!

November 30, 2010, 17:15 CET
New: Rainy Days no. 236! The newest entry is called: 'Clearing The Path'. Check it out!

November 19, 2010, 23:14 CET
New song: Fading Away by Mara and the Pillows

November 14, 2010, 13:31 CET
Strawberry Hermitage by Mara and the Pillows available on CD next spring! You can preorder the album so you'll be informed at once when album is ready for distribution.

November 10, 2010, 10:36 CET
New song: Your Ocean Home by Mara and the Pillows

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