SHORT BIO

After falling into depression following a sports injury, Harry discovered his love of song writing as an avenue for self expression.  


In 2018-19 Harry released his debut EP "Life Without Fairy Tales", produced Govinda Doyle (Angus and Julia Stone). Songs from the E.P were placed on rotation on national commercial radio programs, were played on Triple J and reached #1 on the AMRAP charts and Triple J Unearthed.  


Harry was invited to attend APRA AMCOS’s ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ writing camp and the ‘International Writer’s Camp’ in the Netherlands. Here, Harry wrote with ARIA winning and GRAMMY nominated acts, and pitched songs to personnel from major labels, and artists such as DJ Tiesto and Alicia Keys. 


In 2020 Harry won the Billy Thorpe Scholarship at the QMA’s. 


Currently Harry advocates for refugee rights, and is using the Billy Thorpe Scholarship to record his sophomore E.P with GRAMMY nominated producer Adrian Breakspear (Gang of Youths) 

 

MEDIUM BIO

Growing up with parents who were professional songwriters, music was always a part of Harry’s life, but he turned to song writing in a much more profound way after falling into depression following a severe sports injury. Realising that communication through song writing was his great passion, Harry dedicated himself to the task of becoming a great singer-songwriter.  


These days Harry has extensive experience as a songwriter. He has taken part in APRA’s ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ writing camp and the ‘International Writer’s Camp’ in the Netherlands. At these camps Harry wrote with ARIA winning and GRAMMY nominated acts, and pitched songs to publishers and label personnel from BMG/Talpa, Sony, Armada and others, who represented artists such as DJ Tiesto and Alicia Keys. 


In 2018-19 Harry released his debut EP, “A Life Without Fairy Tales” which was produced by ARIA winner Govinda Doyle (Angus and Julia Stone). Songs from the E.P were placed on rotation on national commercial radio programs, received airplay on Triple J and reached #1 on the AMRAP charts and Triple J Unearthed.  


In 2020 Harry was recognised for his song writing when he won the prestigious Billy Thorpe Scholarship at the Queensland Music Awards. 


Currently Harry divides his time advocating for refugee rights in Australia, and using the funds from the Billy Thorpe Scholarship to record his sophomore E.P with producers Alex Henrikkson (Matt Corby) and Adrian Breakspear (Gang of Youths). The first single is due for release in late August. 

 

LONG BIO

Harry always had a deep affinity with music. Growing up in a family where both parents were professional songwriters, it’s no surprise that music was always a part of his life, but Harry turned to song writing in a much more profound way after falling into depression following a severe sports injury. Realising that communication through song writing was his great passion, Harry dedicated himself to the task of becoming a great singer-songwriter.  


Harry studied a degree in Contemporary Music at JMC Academy, majoring in Song Writing, graduating in 2019. He enjoyed his time at JMC, consistently achieving high grades, and winning their two national song writing competitions. The first win in 2016 allowed Harry to partake in APRA’s ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ writing camp at Studios 301 in Sydney, where he co-wrote songs with ARIA winning and GRAMMY nominated acts. The second competition win in 2017 gave him a spot at the ‘International Writer’s Camp’ in the Netherlands, where Harry teamed up with students from 18 countries around the world to write and pitch songs to publishers and label personnel from BMG/Talpa, Sony, Armada and others, who represented artists such as DJ Tiesto and Alicia Keys. 


In December of 2018 Harry released his debut single EMMA, which was received with enthusiasm by fans and radio, reaching #1 on both the Triple J Unearthed and AMRAP charts. His debut E.P “A Life Without Fairy Tales” soon followed, which was produced by ARIA winner Govinda Doyle (Angus and Julia Stone), and focused on Harry’s experiences with unrequited love. This was met with equal enthusiasm, with songs from the E.P placed on rotation on Kyle and Jackie-O’s A-List, added to Coles radio, played multiple times on Hit105 and getting airplay on Triple J. The songs also achieved streaming success by landing on Apple Music’s ‘Best of the Week’ and ‘Daily Acoustic’ playlists. 


In 2018 Harry was recognised for his song writing, when the demos for his debut E.P earned Harry a spot as 1 of 4 finalists for QMusic’s prestigious Billy Thorpe Scholarship. Harry subsequently won the Billy Thorpe Scholarship in 2020. 


Harry and his backing band pride themselves on a thrilling and energetic live show, and have played almost all of Brisbane’s most iconic venues. Harry has opened for prominent Australian act GANGgajang and shared festival bills with Birds of Tokyo, Daryl Braithewaite and The Angels. 


Currently Harry divides his time between advocating for refugee rights in Australia and using the funds from the Billy Thorpe Scholarship to record his sophomore E.P, with producers Alex Henrikkson (Matt Corby) and Adrian Breakspear (Gang of Youths). The first single is due to be released in late August. 

 

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