alison newman

"Just when you thought Australian music was all thrash, punk and wall of sound indie - up steps the pure and ebullient natural talent of Alison Newman. She effortlessly has all the power, clarity and allure of Adele; and a constant smile"  The Music Producer

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new single 'i feel it'
out now

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Alison was the joint winner of the 2021 South Australian State Final with Jen Lush and her track Pieces of my Pain appears on the National finalists' album.
Listen to the Spotify playlist here


"Heart Songs showcases Alison's ability to write relate able and engaging songs spanning different styles and creative directions. Alison stands out for the beautiful dynamics of her voice, and for her naturally expressive tone. She feels at home on delicate ballads, as well as within some of the most energetic cuts on this full-length album, highlighting her versatility as a singer."

Andrew, The Bandcamp Diaries Read the full review

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During the lockdowns and challenges of 2020, Alison was compelled to continue creating as a way of maintaining her creativity while gigs were cancelled, and as a means of managing her mental health.


Alison created a collection of cover songs which she made her own. Through changing the tempo, keys and giving each with a bespoke piano backing, Alison breathed new life into old favourites and some lesser well known songs too.

Alison is proud to be a Support Crew Member for LifeboatSE who aid mental wellbeing in reg