WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES features some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s most successful Indigenous singer/songwriters. Helpmann Award winner Ursula Yovich (Serbia/Burarra) and Black Arm Band favourite Emma Donovan (Gumbaynggirr NSW) join Whirimako Black (Māori), Maisey Rika (Māori), Merenia (Māori/Romany/Gypsy) and Ngaiire (Papua New Guinea) in a powerful symbolic musical collaboration.
This remarkable live recording features songs from their sold out hit production Walk A Mile In My Shoes as part of the 2012 Sydney and New Zealand International Arts Festivals. A combination of original compositions, Aboriginal language and a fusion of English and Maori (Te Reo) lyrics, showcasing the Diva’s 6 part harmonies and the remarkable voices of the troupe, swinging between Roots, Jazz, R&B and Latin infused Soul.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes is a unique musical creation expressing the diverse and life-affirming experiences of contemporary Indigenous women which will inspire and resonate with anyone interested in authentic, deeply-felt entertainment, contemporary song writing and musical expression.
Walk A Mile In My Shoes is released to coincide with BAREFOOT DIVAS performance as part of the QLD Music Festival July 26 & 27 in Brisbane.
WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES will be released Worldwide on VGM/MGM in the United States July 16 and Australia/NZ on July 19 2013.