Artist info

Genre

Roots, Indie


Sounds like

sia, Stina Nordenstam, Anja Garbareck


band members

Steph Barros Lees - vocals and guitar; Myka Wallace - Drums; Josef Muller - Double bass/backing vocals; Lachlan Mitchell - glockenspiel/various/backing vocals; Kate Thomas - vibraphone/backing vocals.


Influences

Bjork, Ella Fitzgerald, Erykah Badu


Bio

Sweet juicy and unique, pear and the awkward orchestra are a quirky, memorable musical offering; whimsical folkpoproots from a mini-orchestra of diverse instrumentation and sparse arrangements supporting an emotive and powerful voice and gritty, personal songs. pear and the awkward orchestra are Brisbane-based. EP Russian Doll, released end 2007, has enjoyed critical acclaim and regular airplay and orchestrated the grassroots rise of this unique band. “poetic, original songs…..extraordinarily brave vocal style” Lonnie Martin, Folk Rag. “Roots Artist we LOVE” -Sarah Howells, Triple J.

Review

Rosie Beaton

27 Aug 2007

Triple J
30

cute voice - unusual tone nice cruisy music for a monday

cute voice - unusual tone nice cruisy music for a monday