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Rhys Tolhurst: Traitor – a set of emotions that is “unique yet relatable”

Hailing from Cairns in far North Queensland, Rhys is an up and coming Singer/Songwriter who has come a long way from his jazz inspired covers he brought to us early on when he first came to the nation’s attention.   Relocating to Melbourne where he has been based for the last three years, the importance of family and friends keeps his vists back home regular.   He’s been using that time to craft his songwriting and production skills, Rhys has a rather eclectic range of influences such as Matt Corby, Bon Iver, Angus & Julia Stone & John Mayer that shape his unique Indie sound style.

So what has changed since his last single ‘Being Together’?

“When I wrote Being Together, I was very young.  I think I was 17 or 18.  It didn’t get produced until I was 21 and even then I felt my direction had changed but I still wanted to get it out.  I like to think that whatever I sing over time will still sound like me, but my sound has massively changed direction and I’ve got many more songs and stories to share over the next couple of months.”

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