Tamworth-born singer-songwriter Charlie Collins isproud to release her emotive and enchanting debut album ‘Snowpine’, out nowon Mirror Records.
Each track on the album is a passionate and unfiltered portrayal of the moments of Collins’ life, containing some of her most personal work to date.
“’Snowpine’ is about my journey from when I was a kid, to now,”Collins reflects.“I’m nervous and excited to release this vulnerable body of work. I expose a lot about who I am, what I’ve been through, people I love who have suffered, and what I still struggle with. I hope you enjoy my life book, my story, and maybe understand me a little better.”
The album comes ahead of Charlie Collins’ upcoming national support of Kasey Chambers’ 20thAnniversary tour of ‘The Captain’, which kicks off on September 13. This tour marks an important milestone in Charlie Collins’ career, as Kasey Chambers was a strong influence in Collins’ decision to pursue a career in music.
ABOUT CHARLIE COLLINS:
Growing up in Tamworth, Collins was raised on a record collection of storytelling, and from the young age of 11 was pushing her way on to the stage of the local pub. Having played in various bands both in Australia and overseas, Collins is now returning to her roots of authentic songwriting.
Last year, debut single ‘Wish You Were Here’ made a big impression, with rotation adds toTriple J, Double J, FBi RadioandTriple J Unearthed. Second release ‘Mexico’ followed suit, scoring adds toDouble J, FBi, Unearthed, and a feature on theTriple J Unearthedpodcast.
The tracks also grabbed attention abroad, picking up spins onKCRW (LA),KCSN (LA),WXPN (Philadelphia)andRADIO X (UK)and finding an abundance of support atSpotifyincluding landing inNew Music Fridayin Australia, Sweden, and Denmark.
Following appearances atBIGSOUNDand the release of ‘Mexico’, Charlie Collins toured nationally withGang of Youthson their record-breaking sold out ‘Say Yes To Life’ tour, where she was met with rave reviews of her performances.
“The gentler moments balanced well with some stomping rock’n’roll numbers, all showcasing an artist who had no issues with a big stage even though she’s a barely a year into her career,”mused Pilerats’ Troy Mutton.
STACK Magazinefollowed suit, remarking Collins delivered“an energetic and captivating opening affair, filled to the brim with powerful vocals, catchy hooks, and a fair share of harmonica melodies.”
During this time Charlie also performed at Gang Of Youth’s self-curated festival,A More Perfect Union, joining the likes of Jack River, Luca Brasi, Thelma Plum, and Publique, and ended the year with an appearance atFairgrounds Festival.
Charlie Collins kicked off 2019 with memorable performances atLaneway Festivalfollowing the release of third single ‘Beautifully Blind’, trailed by a stunning downtempo acoustic track ‘Space Between’ which showed a gentler side to Collins’ expanding discography of alt-country infused indie rock.
Current single ‘Please Let Me Go’ picked the pace back up, leading into the release of her stunning debut record ‘Snowpine’, out now on Mirror Records.
TOURING W/ KASEY CHAMBERS
Thursday 12thSeptember- The Palms at Crown – Melbourne, VIC
Friday 13thSeptember – The Palms at Crown – Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 14thSeptember – Costa Hall – GPAC – Geelong, VIC
Sunday 15thSeptember – Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Wangaratta, VIC
Thursday 19thSeptember – Lismore City Hall – Lismore, NSW
Friday 20thSeptember – The Fortitude Music Hall – Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 21stSeptember – Southport RSL Club – Southport, QLD
Friday 4thOctober – Thebarton Theatre – Adelaide, SA
Saturday 5thOctober – The Astor Theatre – Perth, WA
Sunday 6thOctober – Bridgetown, WA
Friday 11thOctober – Town Hall Theatre, PAC – Devonport, TAS
Saturday 12thOctober – Theatre North at the Princess – Launceston, TAS
Sunday 13thOctober – Wrest Point Entertainment Centre – Hobart, TAS
Thursday 17thOctober – Anitas Theatre – Thirroul, NSW
Friday 18thOctober – Evan Theatre, Panthers – Penrith, NSW
Saturday 19thOctober – The Cube – Campbelltown, NSW
Sunday 20thOctober – Bathurst Memorial Theatre – Bathurst, NSW
Friday 25thOctober – Giant Dwarf Theatre – Redfern, NSW
Saturday 26thOctober – Nex Theatre – Newcastle, NSW
Sunday 27thOctober – The Playhouse Theatre, CTC – Canberra, ACT