Olivia Haiden­bauer

Fresh from jam­ming with pro­duc­ersp in LA, , this teenagerg is mak­ing her mark

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Look­ing ev­ery bit a Kar­dashian, this young ung Aus­tralian singer is so much more than an good looks. In­spired by the likes of SZA,A, H.E.R., Lau­ryn Hill and Michael Jack­son, Olivia Haiden­bauer has en­tered the mu­sic c do­main with her de­but sin­gle Mo­ment.

Although Olivia, 17, lives in Syd­ney at the he fam­ily home in West Pen­nant Hills, the song ong was in­spired by a brief flir­ta­tion with a stranger at Santa Mon­ica Pier in Los An­ge­les. eles.

“I saw this guy and he took his head­phonesones off, and we just had this fleet­ing con­nec­tion. n. It was a mo­ment, in ev­ery sense of the word.” ”

De­ter­mined to make in­roads in the mu­sic sic in­dus­try, Olivia says if she is not re­hears­ing, g, she’s writ­ing or record­ing.

“I’m laser-fo­cused and such a per­fec­tion­ist,” she says.

While In LA, Olivia col­lab­o­rated with ac­claimed song­writer Sam Hook (who’s writ­ten for Chris Brown and Mary J. Blige) ) and Tommy Brown (who’s pro­duced the likes ikes of Ari­ana Grande and Black Eyed Peas).

“This is my plan A. I don’t be­lieve in hav­ing ving a plan B,” she says, hav­ing re­cently wrapped ed up as a sup­port act for Jai Waet­ford on his Aus­tralian tour and was a pre-act for Mia Pia when she per­formed in Syd­ney. While be­ing ng on stage is in­tox­i­cat­ing, she knows she cann rely on fam­ily time to in­ject tran­quil­lity in her oth­er­wise hec­tic teenage life.

“In our home, we have a con­tem­po­rary but cosy style. Warm vibe, dimmed lights, can­dles,dles, I ab­so­lutely love the dark,” she says.

“Trav­el­ling is so ex­cit­ing but home will al­ways be where the heart is, it is my place of peace and es­cape. My favourite place in my y home is my mum’s room. I love her view from rom the bal­cony, it has an amaz­ing view of na­ture.” ure.”

Punch­ing bag

This punch­ing bag is al­ways fun to play with when friends come over. We com­pete against each other. It is also great for stress re­lief.


Mo­nop­oly is my all-time favourite game. My friends and I al­ways play it. Even though we are young, we still love a good board game.


I love tak­ing pho­tos for In­sta­gram. I love to find amaz­ing lo­ca­tions to shoot and cap­ture the mo­ment.


This teapot was given to me by a good friend and is my first fancy teapot. I al­ways use it at night for my chai tea, and I es­pe­cially use it be­fore a gig with some honey and gin­ger.

Jacket Puma sneak­ers

They’re Rih Ri­hanna’s brand, I had to have them. I love red vel­vet and how dif­fer­ent they are. They’re a sneaker with a plat­form.

Yeezy sneak­ers

I have been wait­ing so long to get a pair of Yeezy shoes. Once I fi­nally got my hands on a pair, I fell in love. Th­ese are def­i­nitely my favourite shoes.

I love how bright and dif­fer­ent this jacket is. It is my favourite piece in my wardrobe.

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