Rebecca Moore
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Rebecca Moore

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"Songsmith Magazine."

Rebecca Moore who debuted on the Society stage in November at Darling Harbour next took to the stage and commenced with “Daddy.” She enthralled with her wonderful Celtic, Earthy style and a powerful voice to match. Kate Bush and Sinead O’Connor are two comparisons, but there was a discernable individualism that was all Rebecca’s own, a certain Australianness was present. Enigmatic, reaching yet slightly haunting, she captured the audience immediately. “Spaceships” (writes Gav)…the chords capture the feel instantly, strong, breathy vocal. Interesting modern phrasing that adds to the lyric. Vocal dynamic kept everyone quiet. Killing Heidi energy but her own style. The song had energy and a real flavour. “Arnica” was about a homoeopathic remedy for traumas. Passionate, captures the feel and energy, almost as if a thunderstorm is present. Rebecca’s presence and powerful performing and singing kept the audience enthralled. Brilliant set from Rebecca who performs a lot around town, and excellent songs full of passion and an expansive feel that relates both to the inner and the outer.
- Songwriting Society of Australia

"Heard Review-Terry Allan"

A great selection of songs which reflect a very mature songwriting ability, Rebecca Moore’s voice is one of her greatest assets, shown in these three rather diverse in style songs, taking the instrumental on an interesting journey. The opening two songs are “Factory” and “Uluru” which take somewhat different approaches to the same sort of style, seemingly influenced by a country feel, though moving away from this easy pigeonhole with little difficulty. Both songs have a very strong vocal presence and deserve your immediate attention. Even better is the closing track “ Tasmania ,” which I loved, a song that opens up with a very bouncy thing happening early on with Rebecca’s voice again at the forefront of the song. This reminds me just a little of the Killing Heidi single Mascara and should see some decent airplay happening for her. If you’re into good vocals then you’ll love this artist, especially as there is some great songwriting involved too.
- Heard Magazine

"Songsmith Magazine."

Rebecca Moore took to the stage where upon it was announced that she’d just featured in a self penned article in the Aprap magazine as part of the APRA Professional Development Award. The first song performed was “Factory” which featured a propulsive guitar hook that bordered on Rock. Strong and bluesy, the song carried itself by the surrealism of the lyrics and the story and with it Rebecca’s amazingly captivating singing. Very spontaneous and musical yet grounded by the guitar hook. Fascinating story and lyrics that demand future listens. “Ice” also showcased some amazing vocals and Rebecca’s convincing stage presence and delivery. The tempo and guitar patterns follow the emotion in the song, an excellent piece. Finally “Arnica” was based on a homoeopathic healing remedy. This was melodious and featured Rebecca’s alto vocal range. A brilliant set from Rebecca Moore who is a great performer with a stunning voice. Quote from Ben Ackermann, “she is one of the most brilliant people I have ever seen here.”

- Songwriting Society of Australia


Uluru Concept Album-2000
Butterfly Catcher EP-2002



Rebecca Moore - Biography.
Rebecca Moore has supported some of Australia 's best Roots and Blues artists such as Xavier Rudd, the John Butler Trio, Jez, Melanie Horsnell, Archie Roach and the Back Sliders (Rob Hirst of Midnight Oil). She is becoming an important voice in the Blues/Folk/Roots music scene in Australia . She has played shows with The Church, Women in Docs, Bhan Tre, Kavisha Mazella, Penelope Swales, Mal Webb, Sime Nugent, Carl Panuzzo, and Things of Stone and Wood.
Rebecca recorded her debut album "The Uluru Concept” at Studio Couch in Fremantle with Shaun O’Callaghan. Guest artists and collaborators on this record included Gavin Shoesmith and Jason McGann of the original John Butler Trio.
In 2001 Rebecca won the first APRA Professional Development Award in the Rock category. This award provided Rebecca with $10,000 which financed a UK performance and songwriting tour and also the Butterfly Catcher EP. This EP was engineered by Jen Anderson in Melbourne and featured Grant Cummerford (Jeff Lang/Matt Walker/Xavier Rudd) on Bass.
Rebecca is a gifted writer and composer with an ability to transport audiences on an experiential as well as musical journey. She is now playing in collaboration with Mandolin/Banjo player Tom Blain. They are based in country NSW on the Sapphire Coast near Bega. They share a common undying determination to play and create which makes them a commanding and influential musical force. The songs are weavings of dynamic melody, visionary lyricism and solid rhythm. Their talents as musicians combine with their ability to express by drawing from the psychological terrain, and this produces an awesome, cohesive artistic experience.
Rebecca has stylistic and ideological similarities that have been compared to Tracey Chapman, Kate Bush, Joni Mitchell, and Tori Amos; however she maintains a distinct individuality and awesome creative presence.
Some past performances include the opening of the 2006 Ski season Thredbo Alpine Hotel, three consecutive years at the Kilmore Celtic Festival, Peats Ridge Festival 2007, the Cygnet Folk Festival Tasmania, Aquarius Music Festival, Earthstomp Yallingup WA, The Kashmir Klub London, 12 Bar London, Ruby Sessions Dublin Ireland, The Corner Hotel Melbourne, The Vanguard, The Annandale Hotel and The Basement Sydney, Artsrage Perth and Mojo's, Western Australia.
Rebecca was a Finalist in the Newcastle Music Awards Blues and Roots Award, 2004 and three time semi-finalist in the 2005 Newcastle Music Awards.
Rebecca's songs have featured on many radio shows including Triple J's Morning Show, Creatures of the Spotlight, and Roots n' all as well as countless independent and community radio programmes both in Australia and overseas.
Rebecca is currently Music Director of the Acoustic Music Showcases at the Star of the Sea Theatre in Manly, Sydney . In 2006 Rebecca co-ordinated two showcases one featuring Jeff Lang, Matt Walker and Ashley Davies and the other featuring Trapazoid, Rebecca Moore and Melanie Horsnell. In 2005 Rebecca completed a Diploma of Fine Art majoring in Painting.
Major shows this year include the Newcastle Blues Festival 2007, a winter 2007 residency at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel and a summer 2007/8 residency at the ULURU Resort.