Australia's Wendy Matthews
Based in Sydney. Wendy Matthews is Still Standing Strong.
From her very first album: "Heres looking up your address" in 1989 to "She" Wendy Mathews is still rockin audiences.
Wendy's live performances in the corporate marketplace have been memorable, everyone of them oustanding.
Wendy has won seven ARIAS. A record.
Wendy Matthews has a reputation as an artist par excellence with a sublime, expressive voice that never fails to move those who hear it.
Both acoustically and physically, Wendy Matthews moves with an enviable minimalism.
Her music is an unhurried journey of clean melodies, infectious energy and simple grace. Wendy has proven that commitment to beauty is still not only valid but applauded by the public ear.
This is exemplified by the reality that Wendy's music is now in more than 1 million homes in Australia. All her albums to date have multi-platinum status.
Wendy has an immense talent and capacity to capture and define a diverse range of styles in her music.
She takes songs from every genre and makes them her own:
Wendy has performed at some of the most prestigious musical events. From the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, live TV specials in Asia, MIDEM in Cannes, to performing in front of over 40,000 people on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.
Her tours play to full houses in both regional and capital city theatres.
Born in Montreal Canada, Wendy joined her first band and left home as a teenager, busking her way across the USA to Los Angeles where she met Glenn Shorrock who invited her to tour with him in Australia in 1982.
Wendy immediately became an in-demand session singer, appearing on many commercial jingles and backing vocals for the likes of The Models "Out of Mind Out of Sight" and became a semi-permanent member of the band. She also sang on albums by Jimmy Barnes, Tim Finn, Richard Clapton and Icehouse.