THE BIRD - OUTSIDE
You’ll be forgiven for thinking that West Australian alt-country/rock singer songwriter Siobhan Cotchin is well beyond her 20-years of age. With a writing style that echoes the effortless musing of Lucinda Williams, laced with inspiration drawn from Bob Dylan, Siobhan’s jangly luminous melodies hover over storytelling lyrics as she effortlessly pulls the listener into a world of introspective self-discovery. A world that’s all her own.
In what seems like lightning speed, Siobhan Cotchin has made her mark on the Australian music scene. Every one of her releases has been played on national radio — on repeat. Cotchin had multiple singles sitting in the Triple J Charts for a number of weeks which has earnt her serious accolades from some of the music industry’s heavy hitters.
Blending intensity with a melodic, moving sound, her heart-hitting writing has already resulted in many accolades. Nominated for the West Australian Music Assoc. (WAM) Song of the Year; Winner of Fairbridge & Nannup Music
Festival’s – Emerging Artist Award, Triple-J Unearthed top 10 artists of 2020 and song of the year with local youth radio station ‘Pirate FM’; Siobhan is an artist to watch.
“Cotchin is a talented storyteller and musician whose performance blends well-crafted folk ballads with an intimate honesty and vitality that can be seen in both her lyricism and onstage presence. She is Perth’s Missy Higgins and definitely one to watch in the coming years.” – Lachlan Hardman X- Press Magazine