— 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.
January 21, 2023
Wantok Musik Concert: bringing together First Nation Australian, PNG, Solomon Islands musician. Supported by the Australian High Commission
Pacific Crown Hotel
A lyrical meditation on asylum, home, borders, fleeting relationships and the desire to make genuine connections, The Wisdom Line is imbued with a spirit of collaboration and community. Produced by David Bridie & Ian Caple with Andrew Robinson.Listen/Buy
“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