Songs For Bleeding Hearts

Over the past year I've been playing the songs from HEADMILES around the country, building my chops, meeting loads of amazing people and growing my lovely audience.

Now it's time to get back in the saddle and make record #3!

This album will be a collection of original songs of wonder, mystery, and melancholy with an intimate folky feel. These songs are deeply personal and close to my heart. 

I've been writing a lot on the guitalele, which is basically a guitar the size of a ukelele. (For musos it's the equivalent of putting a capo on the 5th fret.) This beautiful instrument gives a sweet, almost classical sound, which compliments and contrasts my low-down smoky vocals. I've been writing in different styles, taking new approaches due to the sounds and textures the guitalele brings. I'm also challenged by my limitations as a guitarist, but this can also be a good thing, as it brings out the unexpected :)

The funds from this campaign will go towards studio hire, producer, engineer, mixing, session musicians, CD manufacturing, merchandise and marketing costs.

If you're able to throw a few coins in the jar, I will gladly share the fruits of this project with you, including artwork hand painted/ drawn/ designed by yours truly. 

This really will be my most vulnerable, honest and precious work to date. I already know I'm going to be proud of this release, I hope you can come on the journey with me to bring it to life.  

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Listen to my past releases here:

And come along to a gig! Info on upcoming shows here: 

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I would like to give thanks to the following humans who donated their precious time + amazing skills to make this campaign happen:

Video shot by Justin Causer
Animated titles by Andrew Love.
Location provided generously by Legs on the Wall.
Production support from Space Gorilla.
Photos by Daniel Aguilar with HMU by Fiona Hamilton, and nails by Tokyo technician Ayaka Shimizu.

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Christine Jane Kirkwood 
Leichhardt, NSW
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