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Jamie Hutchings (Bluebottle Kiss)

JAMIE HUTCHINGS - ‘Bedsit’ album launch
Frank’s Wild Years April 29 4.00 pm

Jamie Hutchings performs at Frank’s Wild Years as part of his national tour in support of his
fourth solo album, and first in seven years - Bedsit. Bedsit was self recorded by Hutchings live to
a 90’s era 16 track tape machine on the outskirts of Bathurst in early 2016. It features little else but
Jamie’s voice and guitar, Reuben Wills’ double bass and occasionally Jamie’s younger sister,
renowned painist Sophie Hutchings. The performance will see Jamie draw deep from what is now
a deep body of work, from Bluebottle Kiss, Infinity Broke through to his current solo material. He
will be ably assisted by Reuben Wills on double bass.
Supporting will be Liz Little Sky. Now a Wollongong native, Liz’s wistful and beautiful songwriting
began in her teens as a member of all-girl sensations SPDFGH before leaving to pursue her
collaborations with Brad Herdson (ex-Gerling) as Little Sky. Liz also contributed vocals to a number
of Bluebottle Kiss releases and this will be the first time she has shared the stage with Jamie in
many years.

Jamie Hutchings is a Sydney based singer/songwriter/guitarist and sometime producer. He began
his career as the frontman for much loved underground favourites Bluebottle Kiss in the 1990’s
through to the noughties. The group released six acclaimed albums and toured many times around
Australia as well as North America and the UK where some of their material was also released. Of
the band, All Music in the US said “…this is challenging, rugged, dramatic rock with folk tendencies
woven intricately into its coarse fabric.” He has released four solo albums, two albums with the
percussion heavy quartet Infinity Broke as well as a recent album in collaboration with Peter
Fenton called The Tall Grass. A frequent live performer, Hutchings’ music has seen him tour
throughout Europe numerous times, North America and even China. His production work has
involved artists such as Peabody, The Maladies and Mark Moldre and he has guested and
collaborated with artists such as Paul Dempsey and Peter Garrett. His other interests include
literature, surfing and wine. He is quite messy and cooks poorly.
"Jamie Hutchings writes songs that are epic, tender and mean" - THE THOUSANDS
“Jamie [Hutchings'] musical journey is one the most interesting, passionate and singular musical
odysseys in Australian music." - John O’Donnell (Author of 100 Best Australian Albums)
“there is no song which doesn't leave you moved, slightly shifted in your own bubble in a way that
can’t be quickly remedied. That’s a sign of a very fine songwriter, one of our best." - Bernard Zuel,



Out March 2nd 2018 on Ltd edition LP/CD/Digital on Come To The Dark Side Luke/MGM via

bandcamp and discerning record stores

Earlier Event: April 25
Anna Smyrk