Melissa Condo Francis

Australian musician, singer, songwriter and educator

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Melissa Condo Francis

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My guest today is Melissa Condo Francis. Melissa is a singer/songwriter, collaborator, producer and performing arts teacher from Portland Victoria, and a mum of 3.

Describing her genres as wide ranging as folk, electronica, jazz and alt pop, Melissa has performed as a duo, and soloist under the guise ‘Sleuth’, done international collaborations and released 4 albums as an independent artist, as well as producing and performing in an operetta.

She talks about the way music has bonded their family, how she deals with criticism and finding 'your people', and the challenges of writing music with your significant other.

**This episode contains discussions around mental health issues, loss of a parent and grief**

Connect with Melissa on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sleuthmusic11/?hl=en

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Melissa's music used with permission Spotify

Listen to all recent musical guests' tracks on this Spotify playlist


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