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DEBORAH CONWAY
Deborah has been a significant and eloquent contributor to Australian music for more than 30 years . Her first band Do-Ré-Mi topped the charts ; her first solo album achieved platinum sales while simultaneously becoming the most shoplifted album of that year . She continues to release albums that attract acclaim from reviewers and appreciative audiences alike , most recently Stories of Ghosts , described as ten dialogues around themes from the Torah , from an atheist Jewish perspective . Deborah has pursued a career of extracurricular activities alongside the core business of writing , recording and performing her songs . These have included producing Broad , a national series of touring showcase concerts featuring female singer-songwriters ( 2005 – 08 ); and roles as Artistic Director for the Queensland Music Festival ( 2009 – 11 ) and Festival Director for Shir Madness Melbourne Jewish Music Festival . In 2015 the 5 / 4 anthem Alive and Brilliant — written with long-time collaborator Willy Zygier — was inducted into the National Film and Sound Archive . Deborah and Willy have just released Everybody ' s Begging , a follow-up to 2013 ' s Stories of Ghosts .
STEVE KILBEY
Steve was born in England in 1954 and — as lead singer-songwriter and bass guitarist — formed the psychedelic rock band The Church in Sydney in 1980 . The Church has released 24 studio albums and 34 singles , including Under the Milky Way ( from Starfish , 1988 ), which brought the band international fame and was named Single of the Year in the 1989 ARIA Awards . The band was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2010 , and the following year Steve was inducted into the Australian Songwriters Hall of Fame . He has written three books , including Something Quite Peculiar , and released many musical collaborations . He now lives in Coogee .
ADALITA
Adalita , lead singer of seminal band Magic Dirt , has been one of Australia ’ s most respected and influential artists for nearly two decades . You may well have grown up with her music , watching it evolve from the free-form distortion-drenched darkness of the early 90s to the confident , poised rock ’ n ’ roll of the album Girl . Or you might be a new fan , just beginning to explore her solo work released under her own name , dynamic and introspective . The release of Adalita ’ s eponymous debut album in 2011 marked the advent of a remarkable new phase in an already illustrious career . The stark and heartfelt album earned her an AMP Award nomination and an Australian Independent Record ( AIR ) Award for Best Independent Album . In 2013 her second album , All Day Venus , blitzed the music scene , landing her an Age Music Victoria award just a month after its release . In 2014 , Adalita delivered a stirring keynote speech at the annual AIR Awards and received an ARIA Award Nomination for Best Female Artist .
DEBORAH CONWAY Deborah has been a significant and eloquent contributor to Australian music for more than 30 years. Her first band Do-Ré-Mi topped the charts; her first solo album achieved platinum sales while simultaneously becoming the most shoplifted album of that year. She continues to release albums that attract acclaim from reviewers and appreciative audiences alike, most recently Stories of Ghosts, described as ten dialogues around themes from the Torah, from an atheist Jewish perspective. Deborah has pursued a career of extracurricular activities alongside the core business of writing, recording and performing her songs. These have included producing Broad, a national series of touring showcase concerts featuring female singer-songwriters (2005–08); and roles as Artistic Director for the Queensland Music Festival (2009–11) and Festival Director for Shir Madness Melbourne Jewish Music Festival. In 2015 the 5/4 anthem Alive and Brilliant—written with long-time collaborator Willy Zygier—was inducted into the National Film and Sound Archive. Deborah and Willy have just released Everybody's Begging, a follow-up to 2013's Stories of Ghosts. STEVE KILBEY Steve was born in England in 1954 and—as lead singer-songwriter and bass guitarist— formed the psychedelic rock band The Church in Sydney in 1980. The Church has released 24 studio albums and 34 singles, including Under the Milky Way (from Starfish, 1988), which brought the band international fame and was named Single of the Year in the 1989 ARIA Awards. The band was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2010, and the following year Steve was inducted into the Australian Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has written three books, including Something Quite Peculiar, and released many musical collaborations. He now lives in Coogee. ADALITA Adalita, lead singer of seminal band Magic Dirt, has been one of Australia’s most respected and influential artists for nearly two decades. You may well have grown up with her music, watching it evolve from the free-form distortion-drenched darkness of the early 90s to the confident, poised rock ’n’ roll of the album Girl. Or you might be a new fan, just beginning to explore her solo work released under her own name, dynamic and introspective. The release of Adalita’s eponymous debut album in 2011 marked the advent of a remarkable new phase in an already illustrious ca Y\H\˜[X\[[[HX\Y\[ST]\Z[][ۈ[[]\[X[[\[[Xܙ RTH]\܈\[\[[[[K[ L\Xۙ[[K[^H[\]YH]\X[K[[\[YH]\X•XܚXH]\\H[۝Y\][X\K[ M Y[]H[]\YH\[^[HYX]H[X[RT]\[XZ]Y[TPB]\Z[][ۈ܈\[X[H\\