Marking the 20th Anniversary of her award-winning album – Thylacine, Monique Brumby will perform the album in its entirety in a special performance at St Kilda’s Memo Music Hall on Saturday 22 October 2016.
The album that won her two ARIA Awards as well as a nomination for song of the year at the 1998 ARIA Awards, Monique will perform the hits from Thylacine including The Change in Me, Fool For You and Mary – as well as all the album tracks that she hasn’t played live for many years.
Joining Monique and her band for this show are special guests including David Bridie who produced the album, Rob Craw (Huxton Creepers) who played guitar and toured with Monique in the early years, along with Helen Mountfort who wrote string arrangements and played cello on the album.
Tasmanian born Monique Brumby has released 5 albums and 3 EP’s of original music to date. Her self titled album release is the 2 X ARIA Award winning singer/songwriter’s 5th solo album. Monique’s work displays a unique production style and expressive vocal delivery.
Monique’s songs remind us of why she broke through with 2 ARIA Awards for ‘Best New Artist’ 1996 and ‘Best Female Artist’ 1997. In 1998 Monique was nominated for ARIA ‘Song Of The Year’ for her epic ballad, The Change In Me from her debut album, Thylacine.
An accomplished live performer, Monique has toured extensively, playing at music festivals and performing with artists including Don McLean, Paul Kelly, the late Jeff Buckley, Shawn Colvin, The Stranglers and The Bangles. Her songs have featured in film and television productions including feature films; Occasional Coarse Language, Diana & Me and television productions; Home & Away, Heartbreak High and The Secret Life of Us.
She has co- written songs with varying artists including Paul Kelly (Monique co-wrote Melting – released on Paul’s 1998 Words and Music album) and Krista Polvere (Monique co-wrote Breakable – released on Krista’s debut album 2009 produced by Malcolm Burn).
Monique Brumby: Thylacine
Memo Music Hall, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
Performance: Saturday 22 October 2016 – 8.40pm (doors: 7.30pm)
For more information, visit: www.moniquebrumby.com for details.
Image: Monique Brumby