Country audiences were introduced to the unstoppable young New Zealand duo called The Heartleys in 2009. Fresh from winning the 2008 New Zealand Gold Guitars Award the duo released their debut country album in Australia at a fast and furious pace, and quickly found a niche in a competitive ‘chick singer’ country scene.
What are these people all talking about? (drum roll, Ray) Well, it’s the late 2011 release of the debut CD by Australia’s own The Brook Chivell Band. 10 tracks of quality country rock including 8 original songs including the first single drive on, a short original bluegrass instrumental called baked beans on toast and a powerful version of a Cold Chisel classic.
Since his early childhood, Jeff Brown has had a love for Australian Bush Ballad music, having grown up in a household where some of the great old pioneers of Australian and American country was the only music played...
Award winning singer/songwriter TAMARA STEWART has long been regarded as one of Australian Country Music’s finest artists, and now APPLE SEED is out- the chart success and general reception of the album by both fans and industry alike is showing great promise- many hailing APPLE SEED as the album they’ve been waiting for.
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