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Enveloping new single ‘April’ from Ōtepoti’s Keira Wallace

Stunning new song from David Richwhite Lyric Award 3rd place holder and recent Songhubs Ōtepoti participant

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'April' Single Out Now (released 09 December 2022)

About the Song:

Swelling with rich guitar and vocal layering, Keira Wallace’s ‘April’ creates a spacious yet warm embrace that captures the comfort of unfaltering support from loved ones. Deeply sentimental lyrics describe a relationship where despite inevitable human imperfection, they give their absolute devotion to be present in every aspect of their life - the light and dark. Continuing from Keira’s previous single, this song portrays reaching a state of comfort and acceptance and also draws their recording journey with producer Molly Devine to a fulfilling close. 

About the Artist:

Known for their overtones of warmth and metaphorical vulnerability, Keira Wallace holds a cocooning yet spacious feel in their music and sentimental lyrics that easily connect with listeners. Keira recently took part in APRA AMCOS Songhubs Ōtepoti where they collaborated with incredible New Zealand artists and producers and allowed structure, instrumentation, and texture to flow where the song steered. With a swelling musical future ahead, Keira further explores the crevasses of their beautifully expanding sound with each release.

Songhugs Ōtepoti: November 2022

Keira attended Apra Amcos SongHubs, held at Otago University performing arts centre, curated by Sam Trevethick (Sambora/Shapeshifter), with Ladi6, Emily C. Browning, Shayne P. Carter, and Abigail Knudson as guest writers. Participants included Jack Panther, Sophie Scott-Maunder (Soft Plastics), Georgina Clifford (Gee), Adelaide Dunn, Abby Wolfe, Calla Knudson (Calla), Alayna Powley, TJ Zimba (ZËxÏÏ), Chris Wethey, Kahu McLean, and Mads Harrop. All brought incredible knowledge, experience and input and this week was an experience Keira will never forget.

Recent Achievements: 

1st Place in 2022 Smokefree Rockquest Otago Region Solo/Duo Category; Play It Strange Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition finalist with song professionally recorded at the Otago University Tūī Recording Studio and gaining 3rd place in the David Richwhite Lyric Awards judged by Don McGlashan; Opened the Waitati Music Festival as one of the 2 selected AMPED performers on main stage; Collaborative music video project with Otago Polytechnic 2nd year Bachelor of Design student; 2022 Taieri College Music Blues Award and 2022 Performing Arts Ambassador; Apra Amcos Songhubs Otepoti 2022 songwriter.

Credits:
Written and composed by Keira Wallace
Produced by Molly Devine
Mastered by Oli Allan - Stebbing Recording Centre Ltd
Distributed by Noisehive

Cover art by Keira Wallace
Music video filmed by Jarvis Wallace, edited by Keira Wallace
Photo by Kelsey Frost

Contact Details: 
Keira Wallace 
Email: keirawallacemusic@gmail.com

Debbie Lawson (Manager)
Email: debs1lawson@gmail.com

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Keira Wallace

9 Dec 2022

Known for their overtones of warmth and metaphorical vulnerability, Keira Wallace holds a cocooning yet spacious feel in their music and sentimental lyrics that easily connect with listeners.