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Shirl is an award winning North Queensland singer songwriter, female vocalist and guitarist. She's a country girl and her songs reveal a contemplative folk, country, bluesy connection while her original tunes explore simple concepts, philosophical realms and insightful story lines. This talented wordsmith delivers meaning, dangles hooks and lures listeners into catchy refrains. Well equipped with a strong vocal, acoustic guitar, occasional harmonica hues and ukulele expect an original vibe that is “Shirl”.
“My Kind of Paradise” written by Shirl was awarded the 2013 Song of Carnivale. Additionally it has been awarded RADF funding for the creation of a music video. Shirl released her debut CD – “It’s About Time” at the end of 2012. Shirl is a regular performer at Songwriters on the Waterfront at the Hilton in Cairns. Not only is Shirl recognised as a singer songwriter from North Queensland she also performs original and cover songs in the duo – “Silktones” and in the band – “Blue Tonic”.
My Kind of Paradise
“My Kind of Paradise” is now available. The song was produced by Larry Cash, Port Douglas as the prize for winning the Song of Carnivale for 2013. Shirl wrote the song inspired by the paradise in her regional area. Shirl laid the tracks for chimes, guitar, vocals, and bass guitar was added by Larry. The song is available for digital download through iTunes and CD Baby and CD purchases can be made at www.shirleylynn.com.au/shirl/music.html
It's About Time - Debut CD
Shirl's debut CD "It's About Time" is now available. The album was produced at Grumpy Old Man Studio in Cairns with Terry Doyle. Bass guitar and keyboard tracks added by Chris Ellis and flute by Morag Gane to the song "Fly like a Bird" add a nice touch to the album without steering it away from its original intent. Shirl plays acoustic guitar, adds a hint of harmonica and has laid vocal harmonies to the songs. Available for digital download through iTunes and CD Baby and CD purchases can be made at www.shirleylynn.com.au/shirl/music.html