— David Bridie
― Sydney Morning Herald
– Rolling Stone
Over a 35 year career, David Bridie has made a name for himself as a songwriter, composer & producer.
From the global impact of his seminal 1980s and 1990s alt-pop groups Not Drowning Waving and My Friend The Chocolate Cake to his ongoing work as a solo artist and soundtrack composer, the scope of David’s output and influence are matched by few Australian artists.
March 16, 2024
David Bridie - Blue Mountains Music Festival
Retrospective - songs from NDW, MFTCCand Solo albums
May 11, 2024
David Bridie - 'Its Been a While Since our Last Correspondence" Album Show
Spoken word and songs featuring artist from the 'Its Been a While Since our Last Correspondence" album
“Its been a while since our last correspondence” sprang from the Victorian lockdowns. 14 writers wrote and recorded a spoken word piece that David has created music for. The contributors include Kutcha Edwards, Edwina Preston, Anthony Morgan, Catherine Deveny, Farhad Bandesh, Kerri Simpson amongst others. A limited edition vinyl double album will be available in March 2023.New Album Out NOW
“I’ve got a plan - how ‘bout we fly across the values at sundown, then drink malt whiskey til the sun, it comes back up again.”
“Everybody needs some beauty, some reassurance, you can tell so much about a place by the way they treat their own deserters.”
“The country is old, the story is long, the desert wind howls a sad and uncomfortable song.”
David Bridie has been awarded the Australian Antarctic Territory Fellowship. This will see him travel to Antarctica and embark on an immersive creative process resulting in a new body of work inspired by the ice continent. A source of curiosity to many, the highly protected wilderness environment of Antarctica can only be accessed by artists through this fellowship.Learn More