Tia Gostelow

Tia Gostelow

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Tia Gostelow - Phone Me

Tia Gostelow wrote “State Of Art” in 2015 and was only 16 years old. “State Of Art” caught Triple J’s attention wining their 2016 Indigenous Initiative and a place in their Triple J Unearthed High 2016 Top 5.

Things started moving fast with Tia being invited to officially showcase at BIGSOUND 2016. This turned out to be her first ever gig with her band. It also coincided with the release of her second single “Vague Utopia” which was also added to high rotation on Triple J. Both songs mine the sonic vein of classic Australian indie song writing traditions.

The connection with her band mates proved fruitful and saw them support the likes of Frightened Rabbit, Husky, Gomez, Lewis Capaldi and Bernard Fanning. Tia’s team also solidified with her signing with US label Anti Fragile, Australian boutique booking agent Collective Artists and Native Tongue Publishing.

Now at 18, Tia has just released her debut album THICK SKIN.

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Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Indie Pop
From: Mackay, AUSTRALIA