On #MorningShow989 this week, local Melbourne artist Abbey Grace stops by the studio for a chat about her latest single The First and the Last Time. There’s a bunch of fresh tunes including the new one from Calum Scott plus some retro #ThrowbackThursday classics including powerhouse artists Peter Cetera and the late Laura Branigan. Continue reading November 30, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guest Abbey Grace
theaussieword.com special interview with Australian singer/songwriter Abbey Grace.
Tell us how it all started. What had you first interested in music?
Growing up I had always loved singing and dancing around the house to music but really fell in love with it when I first started piano at age 7 and when I began singing when I was 10. I was just really drawn to playing the piano and would play all day everyday, I loved the feeling of being able to sing and play the songs I’d grown up loving.
What motivates or influences you in your quest to make great music?
There are a few things that motivate and influence me in my quest to make great music. Being able to write music is such an emotional release for me and basically works as a diary of the things that happen to me and of the things that happen in life. I know songwriting is a field I want to continually grow and mature in, so this motivates me to practice writing all the time and to dive deeper into emotions and circumstances to create music that is meaningful. I am also motivated in my quest to make great music by other artists who are so open, passionate and poetic in their music, they inspire to me be honest in my own music and to not be afraid to express myself. Continue reading Special Interview: Abbey Grace