SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Daniel Shaw

theaussieword.com goes one on one with local Melbourne singer/songwriter Daniel Shaw.

How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry?

Music all started for me when I was 6 years old. My Dad started me and my sister off on the piano, and she eventually stopped playing but I continued. I then got classical lessons once my Dad could no longer help me. When I was 8 I started combining singing with piano, and this was really when I started looking up to Billy Joel and Elton John as musical idols. My Dad saw that I was passionate about becoming a global success like them, and he helped me start street performing in Melbourne every weekend. My interest in the music industry really developed after going to a Billy Joel concert in 2008. I remember dreaming about how one day I would also tour the world making music and performing globally. Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Daniel Shaw

NEW MUSIC: Daniel Shaw – ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’

It may seem improbable that Australian artist, Daniel Shaw, is already a veteran of the music scene at only 20-years old, but this is very much the case. Having released his first album, and touring in America and Europe, at the age of 12, Daniel has already outlasted many whom he considers influences such as Passenger and has been longer on the scene than Ed Sheeran. Don’t Leave Me Now is the pinnacle of his output so far, a heart-breakingly beautiful track with a stunning video to match, which has already garnered over 75,000 organic views. With Australia already conquered, Daniel has the world at his feet. Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Daniel Shaw – ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’