Kylie Castle’s NEW ALBUM – Nothin’s Botherin’ Me …
kicks off with Old Time Lovin’ and progresses through a diverse range of song styles including traditional Australian bush ballads and warm laid-back stories through to contemporary bluesy, and up-tempo country. (for a little taste of Old Time Lovin)
Singer/songwriter Kylie Castle is wonderfully accompanied by: Stuie French, Michel Rose, Bradley Bergen, Ian Lees, Garry Steel, Tim Crouch, Camille Te Nahu – mastered by Jeff McCormack
- Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad – Female Vocal 2017 (Under the Belah Trees)
- Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad – Female Vocal 2015 (The Friend I’ve Never Met)
- Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad – Female Vocal 2014 (A Settler’s Wife) click for a snippet of ‘A Settler’s Wife’
- Daryl Kirkup Award 2014 ‘CRS Publishing’ (Dusty Bottle) click for a taste of ‘Dusty Bottle’
Tamworth Songwriters Awards 2014 – finalist in new songwriter category (A Settler’s Wife and Ropin’ the Wind)
Festivals include: Tamworth NSW, Mildura Vic, Nanango Qld, Murgon Qld, Gidgee Coal Awards Qld, Allora/Clifton/Goomburra Qld, Fraser Coast Qld, Widgee Qld, Bouldercombe Qld, Phill & Chris Coad’s Traditional Aussie Muster Qld & Condobolin Muster NSW.
As a child, the only way her parents could get Kylie to sing was to allow her to hide behind the big old timber kitchen door. A few records and the ABC’s wireless transmissions of the day were the source of music for the young child who loved to participate in life on their wheat and cattle property near Wandoan, Queensland. A rare rendition of ‘Grass Hopper Loose in Queensland’ is one that friends remember well.
The death of Slim Dusty led her to pen her first song, “The Friend I’ve never Met,” which continues to be a regular request as does ‘Dusty Bottle’ a light-hearted favourite.
Kylie’s love of this great country, its remarkable people, and the stories told by songs, has always been an inspiration to her throughout her entire life. Sharing the beauty of this unique nation and its people is close to her heart and she believes important in keeping the spirit of Australia alive.
Kylie Castle is an unassuming singer/songwriter with a remarkable capacity to elicit emotion from songs. It is not unusual to sit transfixed as a story unfolds before you or to close your eyes and be lost in a moment, only to open them to a powerful display of vocal ability or infectious toe-tapping. With her congenial and unpretentious personality, Kylie Castle’s distinctive and dynamic vocals have been enjoyed in pubs, paddocks and festivals, cafes, clubs and churches, backyards, barns and beaches.
After many years of requests from her audiences, Kylie has now released two albums from her songbook.