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Lisa Richards / Bio

Born and raised in Townsville, North Queensland, Lisa lived in New York City for several years before finding a home in Austin Texas.

Her songwriting has received numerous acknowledgements. She’s been a finalist in a number of prestigious songwriting competitions and has toured nationally and internationally.

Her current CD "Beating of the Sun" was released this year. This CD is getting glowing reviews around the world and Lisa is doing tour dates throughout 2013.

Her last CD ‘Mad Mad Love’ was downloaded 70,000 times in 2 weeks on http://www.frostclick.com in October of 2009. 2 songs from this CD were released in Eastern Europe by Warner Brothers as part of a compilation Cd. Other artists on this CD were Amy Winehouse, Adele, Nina Simone, Yael Naim, Corinne Bailey Rae, Gwen Stefani, Joss Stone and Christina Aguilera.

The CD previous to that, "Not Quite So Low" was released in Australia and the UK on the Australian label Laughing Outlaw. Lisa has toured in the USA, UK, the Benelux region of Europe and Australia. Her work has been reviewed in Billboard, Relix, Americana UK, Austin American Statesman and many other online and print journals.

Lisa ‘s music and sound has been compared to Madelaine Peroux, Bic Runga, Corinne Bailey Rae, Rosie Thomas, Bjork, Patty Griffin, Billie Holliday..to name a few.

Reviewers of her work have called her music "Spunky, brash, wise, powerful, and haunting”, and her voice “stunning’ and “incomparable”

She just completed her 5th CD titled "Beating of the Sun"

General Info

Band Members
Lisa Richards Guitar and Vocals.
Artist Name
Lisa Richards
Home Page
Folk / Indie Rock / Jazz Blues

Contact Info

Flynn, ACT, AU

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