She’s used to flying visits, but Kasey Chambers says she’ll take some time out on the Gold Coast when she performs at Twin Towns
With her latest EP firmly under her belt, a new album set to drop early next year and three kids to look after, Kasey Chambers is busier than ever – and that’s just how she likes it.
“I like being busy. I’m a normal mum; sometimes it gets too much and I get overwhelmed. I don’t always do everything right but you just have to do the best you can. When I go out on tour I take my family with me so it doesn’t always feel like work. I just write songs, make albums, and look after my family,” Chambers says.
The EP, Ain’t No Little Girl, was released in August and features four deeply personal tracks inspired by Chambers’ own life experiences.
“It’s a personal journey,” she says. “It’s a growth. It’s about owning who you are and finding inner strength.”
If We Had a Child is a standout track in which Chambers duets with fellow country muso and friend Keith Urban. The pair have known each other for years, having performed at the Arias together
“He’s a beautiful person and incredibly down to earth,” Chambers says.
“(His success) is so well deserved; he’s a hardworking and extremely talented artist. I’ve never heard anyone say a bad word about him. If he can be as successful as he his and still be so down to earth, does anyone else have the right to be an a***hole?”
Chambers says she sent If We Had a Child to Urban and asked him to come on board, which he was all up for. While they’d rocked out on stage a number of times, this was the first time they’d recorded anything together.
Gold Coast audiences can get a taste of the live version this weekend as Chambers – with special guests Vika and Linda and support from Harry Hookey – take to the Twin Towns stage.
She says the show will consist largely of her biggest hits (possibly a bit of True Colours in there perhaps?) with a smattering of her new material thrown in too.
“I’m so excited! I live on the Central Coast and normally when we do a show we’re in and out pretty quickly, but this time around we’re coming up for a week and we’re going to visit the theme parks and catch up with friends. It’s not just about the show,” Chambers says. Kasey Chambers, Twin Towns, Saturday
IT’S A JOURNEY. IT’S ABOUT OWNING WHO YOU ARE AND FINDING INNER STRENGTH.
Australian singer Kasey Chambers is looking forward to giving locals a taste of her latest EP.