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Painting positivity on loss with this latest single from Dunedin’s Keira Wallace

Young Indie Artist Release 3rd Single "Sunflower"


"Sunflower" Single Out Now (released 08 October 2021)   

About the Song:

Sunflower is a lighthearted, soulful song that encapsulates a positive yet wistful message about caring and loss. Initially inspired by a science project, life experiences deepened the message and filled the song with new colours. This is their 3rd self produced single, concluding the trio produced in early 2020 with Molly Devine. The homemade music video features evening skies and a beloved Eric, and is now all the more poignant with the recent loss of the beautiful fuzzy boy. 

About the Artist:

Keira Wallace’s cathartic lyrics and nostalgic sounds are often inspired by the links between the environment and human nature. Using mellow vocals and gentle guitar, this Dunedin indie artist evokes feelings of connection and understanding. Their songs draw in the audience to form their own interpretation, stirring memories of warm wind and throwing leaves.

Live Performances:

You can catch Keira playing at Dunedin Open Mic nights and advertised gigs including:
Dog with Two Tails - 1st or 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6.30pm
Inch Bar - Tuesdays from 7pm  Thursday 5th August - 7pm
Wingatui Artisan Market - 1st Sunday of the month (when at Covid Level One)
Fairfield Community Market - 2nd Sunday of the month (when at Covid Level One) 

Recent Achievements: 

Fringe Festival People's Choice Award for Best Public Performance; 2nd Place in SFRQ Otago Region Solos; Subject of Otago Polytechnic Digital Media & Photography Project; Attended To the Front Potene Music Camp in Wellington; Performed in a lead role in the Taieri College Musical Production Man of Steel; Entry and Finalist in the Lions Foundation SongWriting Competition with song “Smoke” being professionally recorded and included on the album. Keira’s Band’s (The Mountain Millers) song Bone Man is also a finalist; AMPED participant; Mentoring a Year 7 Bandquest band; Taieri College Music Blues Award; More performances, song production and releases planned for the future.
Performances have included: Nook and Cranny Festival, SFRQ Otago Region Band and Solos, Dunedin MidWinter Carnival, and the upcoming Dunedin Young Writer Festival.
Releases: Lying on the Grass was released 11th June 2021 and was in Radio One Top 11 for 7 weeks with the 2 weeks at No.2; Celestial Lovers was released 23 July 2021

Written and composed by Keira Wallace
Produced by Keira Wallace and Molly Devine
Recorded at Molly Devine School of Music
Electric Guitar by Cameron Lord
Mastered by Oli Allan - Stebbing Recording Centre Ltd
Distributed by Noisehive
Single Artwork by Keira Wallace
Video by Keira Wallace
Photo by Lucy Currier

Contact Details: 
Keira Wallace                            

Debbie Lawson
Guardian (Mother) & Manager    

Written by

Keira Wallace

8 Oct 2021

Hi, I'm Keira Wallace, aged 15, a singer-songwriter who lives in Dunedin, NZ. Music and writing are my passion. I play guitar and ukulele. I perform original songs plus a few covers and my style is Indie.