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Her latest release - a benefit single called “Oh Canada” to draw attention to the plight of Syrian refugees - attracted global attention. After all that time away she’s looking forward to finally getting back home for this handful of concerts.
Missy says: A limited number of General Admission (Early Bird) tickets are available for .90 ( fees) for Missy Higgins’ Perth concert.
Higgins uses a different musical language again, a texture that aims for the heart.
Her song is a moving tribute to Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian refugee who tragically drowned in Turkey en route to Canada.
At that time protest music was also increasingly preoccupied with the pitfalls of global capitalism.
The musical expression of protest continues to evolve.
Then last year I got asked to do a show with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in this incredible outdoor location called Skyfields in the forest outside Devonport.
I’ve always liked new challenges so I figured that was a perfect opportunity to push myself out of my comfort zone and try something different. The songs came to life in new and unexpected ways when we introduced all those other instruments so I decided to try something similar this summer in other parts of Australia.” Joining Missy on all shows will be Melbourne folk artist, Ben Abraham, who has been building an international following for his personal and heartfelt cinematic folk music.
One of the most successful and acclaimed female singer/songwriters in Australian music history, Missy Higgins has sold over a million albums in this country, enjoyed multiple #1 hits and won 9 ARIA Awards. playing several weeks of sold out club shows, co-writing songs in LA and Nashville and traveling with her husband and 18 month old son.Higgins has sold more than a million copies over the course of her decade-long, three-album career to date, and with so much positive energy surrounding her in both professional and personal capacities, you can expect that the next few months will be a Higgins-heavy time once again.with special guests BEN ABRAHAM (all shows) and GEORGE (Perth show only) Missy Higgins will fuse her live band with some of Australia’s leading symphony orchestras for a handful of special concerts at the end of this year.Originally released in 2003, The Herd’s song set itself apart from the pack along with a host of Indie-Rock, Punk, Hip-Hop, Industrial, Electronica, Acoustic-Folk, Synth Pop, Power-Pop, and Power Noise bands.No doubt in reaction to the commercially-driven, blandness of popular music, it had become necessary for these musicians to remain alternative or risk collusion with the big end of town.