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patsy & dave

Self-described as their “best work to date,” ‘Midnight Choir’ is the new album from the Award-winning Melbourne country duo, Patsy and Dave, which blends traditional and contemporary country.  The album debuted at #1 on the ARIA Country Music Albums Chart. "Midnight choir is an album that should be heard by all music fans, it is a superb country album, world-class" - Russell Morris

Leading the charge was the single ‘Cowboy Lonesome’ which paints the picture of a lonely cowboy missing his partner in the wilderness and how that rural and outback isolation presents a whole new level of loneliness.

The single is the debut collaboration between the pair and Nashville-based producer, Kenny Royster, whom the pair met during a trip to Nashville in 2013 and is credited for his work with US Country superstar, Luke Combs. 

David Baird and Patsy Toop OAM, who first met in 2007 and already have an impressive resume to boot that includes six album releases, two EPs, and have earnt themselves a slew of awards including a Tamworth Songwriters Award (2011), a Tasmanian Independent Country Music Award for Most Popular Duo (2016), three-time winner of an Indie Country Music Australia (ICMA) Award for Most Popular Independent Country Duo (2017, 2019 & 2021), a Southern Star Awards Award for Best Duo or Band (2016) and a two-time winner of a Gold Media Medallion Award for Best Duo Nationally (2015 & 2018) – to name a few.

The pair’s sumptuous harmonies have been described as "honey-coated chocolate".  David and Patsy continue to uphold their commitment to penning songs that are relatable, inspirational and are storytelling.  Since their first release in 2009, the pair have continued to grow musically with every release.

The duo’s 2013 release of ‘You Made Me Stronger’ earnt them a Songwriter, Composers and Lyricists Association (SCALA) Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) Award describing their title track as a "Brilliant Masterpiece" with four of the album’s tracks peaking at number one on Australia’s leading national country music airplay chart.  The pair’s 2016 album ‘The Night Of Our Life’ jumped into ARIA Hot Hits chart at number 3 and remained in the charts for over 20 weeks, whilst also producing four number one independent radio airplay hits.  Their ‘Limited Edition Requested Favourites’ album debuted at Number 5 on the ARIA Country Albums Chart. 

Stay tuned for their forthcoming studio album featuring original songs including two duets with Australian music royalty Russell Morris, due out September 2024. 


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