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Nashville-Based Australian Duo The Winnie Blues Drop Video 'Dammit' The First Single From New Album

Australian duo The Winnie Blues are gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated EP Sad Songs for Happy People. The first single from the EP, 'Dammit', originally performed by Blink 182, is set to release on May 19th, 2023 across all major streaming platforms.

The track explores themes of maturity and heartbreak, resonating with 90s-era emotions. Despite the song's pop-punk origins, The Winnie Blues have created a post-modern country rendition, featuring pedal steel swells and string components that perfectly capture the essence of heartache.

Recorded at the esteemed Blackbird Studio in Nashville, the EP marks a significant departure from the duo's previous work, including their debut album Half Wide Awake, but Dreaming, which garnered widespread critical acclaim.

The Winnie Blues are set to gain new fans and cement their place in the music industry as a talented and versatile duo. Fans of The Winnie Blues can expect a fresh new sound and emotionally resonant themes when the full EP releases in September 2023.

The Winnie Blues are a dynamic musical duo hailing from Australia and currently based in the vibrant music scene of Nashville, Tennessee. The band comprises lead vocalist and songwriter Alice Beatty, and guitarist, producer, and songwriter Cameron Potts. Together, they craft a unique blend of indie-folk and alt-country, which is both soulful and captivating.

Alice Beatty's soulful voice is the heart of The Winnie Blues' music, and her songwriting is introspective and poetic. She draws inspiration from her experiences living in Australia and Nashville, and her lyrics often explore themes of love, loss, and the complexities of modern life.

Cameron Potts is an accomplished guitarist, producer, and songwriter, whose musical talent is on full display in The Winnie Blues' music. He creates intricate guitar melodies that perfectly complement Alice's vocals and contribute to the band's signature sound. Cameron also produces the band's music, ensuring that each track is polished and expertly crafted.

The Winnie Blues' upcoming EP, 'Sad Songs for Happy People' showcases the band's growth and evolution since their previous album, Half Wide Awake, but Dreaming.' The EP is a collection of heartfelt and emotional songs that explore the ups and downs of life. From the melancholic lead single “Dammit (Growing Up)” to the upbeat "If I Was Still Your Man," the EP is a testament to the band's versatility and musical prowess.

The Winnie Blues have already made waves in the music industry, and their previous release, "Half Wide Awake, but Dreaming," was even named ABC Country Album of the Week. With their captivating live performances and deeply personal songwriting, The Winnie Blues are quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the indie-folk and alt-country music scenes.


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