Artist info

Genre

Pop, Roots


Sounds like

Adele, Dire Straights


band members

Kate Watts-vocals, Guitar, Allan Watts-Guitar,vocals, Aidan Bateman-Drums


Influences

Adele, christina Aguilera, , John Mayer


Unearthed artists we like

Kim Churchill, Younger Dryas, Timberwolf, The April Maze


Website

www.theblueruins.com

Bio

Having just released and toured their first ITunes single ‘Over The Edge’, The Blue Ruins are gearing up for yet another single release on the 31st of March 2014. Releasing their new album in a ‘fans first’ nation wide tour, 2014 is looking to be the year for this Blues/Rock/Pop infused trio. The Blue Ruins were nominated for Best Blues and Roots artist, Best Singer Songwriter and Best Pop Artist at the 2012 MusicOz awards and have been etching their way into the Australian folk / roots scene with performances at this country’s best known festivals and supports for artists like Lior, Josh Pyke and Lloyd Spiegel. They have also been making their mark on the International scene after showcasing at the 2012 International Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis TN. Kate Watts is a 25-year-old powerhouse with a voice and soul that matches her songwriting skills, Allan Watts is a tasty and thoughtful guitarist with years of experience and newest addition Aidan Bateman is an energetic, vibrant drummer. They are set to release their first Album in February 2014, which was produced by world-renowned producer, Tim Carr who said, "The recording of this album was an organic and honest process. The emphasis rests heavily in the songs and performances, something The Blue Ruins have seemingly mastered". Tim is best known for his ARIA winning work with Matt Corby's 'Into The Flame' EP, as well as working with artists like The Herd, Kanye West, Jay-Z and many more. ‘ Wow,actual music..bluesy,catchy,pleasant to listen to and totally danceable..slight hints of the better bits of Blue King Brown…Five Stars’ – RiotACT "Easily one of the best singers I've ever worked with! This band has a future!" Tom Jackson, Live Music Producer, OnstageSuccess.com www.theblueruins.com

Review

Review by Daniel Tuite Daniel Tuite

14 Jul 2014

50

Mmm big fan. The vocal, the guitar stabs, the drums. It's doing it for me. Tune.

Mmm big fan. The vocal, the guitar stabs, the drums. It's doing it for me. Tune.

Review

Review by Daniel Tuite Daniel Tuite

14 Jul 2014

50

Good grief. Sexy as hell!

Good grief. Sexy as hell!

Review

40

This is great stuff. Love the vocals too. It's exactly what i'd want to hear if I was travelling down the south coast i reckon. Ace :)

This is great stuff. Love the vocals too. It's exactly what i'd want to hear if I was travelling down the south coast i reckon. Ace :)