An intimate performance featuring the unique and powerful songwriting of William Crighton and Leah Senior in the lead up to their performances at Queenscliff Music Festival.
Tickets $12 and b/f $15 on the door
A son of the Riverina, William Crighton's work is relentless in its navigation of life. His songs are defiant. They deal in revenge, faith, grievances, drug addiction and suicide but amidst the turmoil there is a strong force of hope and a belief in love and the skin of a lover. His music is bold and visceral, uncompromising.
William Crighton is a voice crying from the wilderness of south western NSW.
Leah Senior’s music falls into a dim wallpapered room of slightly out of tune parlour guitars and the ghosts of Summer and 1960s Britain. The blinds are drawn and the songs are covered in a fine layer of dust yet there is sunlight peaking through the gaps, a silver lining to a dusky tone and a sense of humour behind the tragedy. Leah’s debut album “Summer’s On The Ground” recorded in a rickety abandoned hall reveals a haunting and intimate storyteller, Rolling Stone saying “this is insular music, akin to eavesdropping on someone else’s prettily conveyed thoughts”. Leah Senior's new album was recorded with Joey Walker of King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard and is set to come out early next year.
“Meandering weirdo”- audience member at Meeniyan Town Hall 2016.