Karin Page has some great industry credentials: she won Female Artist Of The Year and Songwriter Of The Year at the 2017 WA Music Awards, was nominated for a WAM Song Of The Year Award (for the “Lonely Night” demo) in the Blues And Roots, nominated for New Artist Of The Year at the 2017 CMC Awards. She was also the 2016 Toyota Star Maker. I’ve included that information for those who like to know about awards, but what’s far more important, actually, is what got her those accolades: her music.
Page has released a new single, ‘Lonely Night’, which was written while she was travelling around Australia by caravan. It wasn’t the isolation of the round, though, that prompted the heartfelt lyrics – rather, it was the isolation of modern life: we’re surrounded by evidence of other people’s lives, especially on social media, yet that doesn’t necessarily make us feel more connected.
Page’s beautiful voice is the key to why this song works so well – she could sing a shopping list and it would be interesting – but the message behind the song is given more power through the emotion in her voice and her ability to deliver the song cleanly and clearly.
Listen to ‘Lonely Night’ on Soundcloud, get it on or on Google Play.
Karin Page is on tour:
Thursday August 31st Fox Den Gloucester NSW
Friday September 1st Lazybones Lounge Marrickville NSW
Saturday September 2nd Antojitos – Newcastle NSW
Sunday September 3rd Peppertown – Mayfield NSW
Saturday September 16th Kilcoy Festival – Kilcoy QLD
Sunday September 17th The Triffid – Brisbane QLD