Leanne Tennant – Singer / Songwriter / Chantuese !

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Leanne’s Triple J Unearthed Playlist.


Leanne Tennant
Genre: Roots, Indie Region: Tropical North, QLD Members: Leanne Tennant

Sounds Like: Lanie Lane, jewel, alanis morissette
Influences: Tom Waits, amy winehouse, Ash Grunwald
Leanne is back to ‘Folk n Funk’ around with your minds and souls!Each song is delivered with such passion wrapped up in a kind of sweetness that ti brings thoughts of Amy Winehouse and The Waifs to mind
Original Acoustic Folk with dirty sounding Blues bleeding through.

 Leanne is the Winner of Port Douglas Carnivale Songwriters comp. 2011 and is currently a feature artist on the A-Venue website.  She was chosen by A-Venue to be flown down to attend Australia’s biggest music networking event, Big Sound 2011 and has been chosen by BigSound organsiers to perform on the A Venue stage at this years event, representing Cairns.

Last year she toured down to Tamworth Music Festival with the Hillbillygoats and is currently on her first tour of Cairns to Brisbane.  She has worked with artists such as Jenny Morris, Daryl Brathwaite and Bill Chambers. In the past year Leanne watched her song “Mister, Mister”, reach #7 in the “top 10 most ordered tracks for airplay” via AirIt, the Australian Community Radio portal. Earlier in the year her song Breathe also reached #1 on the JJJ Unearthed “Roots” charts and she is currently receiving airplay all over Australia on community radio.
Leanne Tennant is an original singer songwriter with a range of unique covers. Her songs are delivered with such passion, wrapped up in a kind of sweetness brings Amy Winehouse and The Waifs to mind.  Her cocktail of acoustic Folk/Blues with a twist of Jazz will leave you wanting more.   She will rip through her catchy guitar riffs and take you on the highs and lows of her journey with her cheeky lyrics and raw honesty.
“Leanne Tennant is a serious Australian talent.  Her lyrics express exactly what she feels and she sings with a unique voice that immediately grabs your attention.  Listening to her E.P., “Are You There?” has made me a true believer.” Bill Chambers – The Dead Ringer Band (and father to Kasey Chambers)
“We called into the ‘12 bar’ during the Cairns blues festival. It was an incredible scene with a rocking band fronted by a sassy rockabilly gal called Leanne Tennant. She had the crowd eating out of her hand, and within minutes so were we!” – Jimi Hocking (The Screaming Jets & aka The Machine)
Leanne’s EP “Are You There” is now available on itunes.

“Lady Love” Mini Tour – Alloneword, Brisbane, 13th of July.