The Stirring

The Stirring

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Take the raw energy and classic Aussie rock of ACDC, find your favourite emotion driven, atmospheric U2 song... morphed somwhere in between you'll find 'The Stirring.' Straight ahead passionate rock with the hooks and atmosphere to keep you listening. www.thestirring.com

Biography

'Big, bold sound with a singer that puts heart and soul back into modern day rock n' roll'
Guy Lloyd
Drivetime presenter
Brighton's Juice 107.2

As of early 2006, Australian band The Stirring have based themselves in Brighton UK. With a hunger to become a successful international rock band, it's head's-down-hard-work that has led them to become one of the most well known independent bands in Brighton in under a year.

The Stirring is Nathan Ironside (vocals/guitars), Dan Smith (lead guitar), Blair Wilson (Bass/vocals), Simon Christopher (Keyboards/Guitar) and Ashley Moller (Drums). With all 5 members having long term musical relationships, The Stirring is a solid long term unit poised for a breakthrough.

The group was previously known as Audience in Australia, and garnered some serious attention in their homeland before making the leap to gain international recognition.

Audience won the Best unsigned rock band and Festival Music Publishing awards at the prestigious Music OZ awards in 2004, beating over 6000 other competition entries. The awareness for the band led to several offers from independent labels, major production companies and even some serious interest from major labels. Turning down these offers, the band opted to spend more time developing their sound and soon after made the move to the UK with a goal of being noticed by the international music market.

Facing the issue that a band from the 70's called 'Audience' had regrouped and had rights to the name 'Audience' in the UK... 'The Stirring' was born.

So far the word of mouth has spread fast and the band has had to work hard to catch up to the buzz that is starting to build. Now the band is regularly putting on self-promoted shows to crowds of 150-380 around the Brighton area. The singles 'Something Crazy' and 'So this is how it feels' are getting regular airplay on local radio such as Brightons 'Juice Radio' (The Damo & Ace show & Drive time), and 'BBC Southern Counties'.

Recently the band has been offered a record deal from a successful independent label based in the USA. The song 'Something Crazy' has made it to the final of one of the ISC (International Song writing Competition). It must be time for the industry to start paying attention.

The Stirring have a clear vision to see their music reach the public. All 5 members are in their 20's and committed to share their passion for music with anyone and everyone who will listen. On ambition alone you could see this band going places, but the music speaks for itself. Listen and enjoy The Stirring....

Contact The Stirring:

Email: nathan@thestirring.com

Web: www.thestirring.com
www.myspace.com/thestirring

Lyrics

Something Crazy

Written By: Nathan Ironside

One of these days I’ll do something crazy
You’re on my mind, I can’t shake the thought of..
Oh’ your eyes... the memories they won’t wait for me, Yeah...

One of these days I’ll do something crazy
To show you how I feel
I won’t hide from what I’m dreaming
You’re the one for...
Something Crazy
Something Crazy
Something Yeah
Something Crazy

One of these days I’ll do something crazy
Out on this road, there’s no return
I dare to bare my heart,
I stumble over words, So...

One of these days I’ll do something crazy
To show you how I feel
I won’t hide from what I’m dreaming
You’re the one for...
Something Crazy
Something Crazy
Something Yeah
Something Crazy

Even if I wrote a song
Would it be enough to show?

One of these days I’ll do something crazy
To show you how I feel
I won’t hide from what I’m dreaming
You’re the one for...
Something Crazy
Something Crazy
Something Crazy
Something Crazy, Yeah!

(c) 2006 Nathan Ironside / The Stirring

Ecstatic Goldmine

Written By: Nathan Ironside & Blair Wilson

Cornered in this ecstatic gold mine
Sifting through the dregs
Restless in this state of mind

Yeah I want you to know
It’s all of me, for all of you
I’ve got to remember why
I’m alive, ecstatic gold mine

Random tolls and stupid rhymes
I’ve got a future but is it mine?
It’s worth it, I question why...
1 tonne 2 and the money is fly

It’s all of me, for all of you
I’ve got to remember why
I’m alive, ecstatic gold mine

I want you to know.. I want...
I want you to know.. I want...
All of me, for all of you now!
All of me, for all of you now!
Ecstatic!

Yeah I want you to know
It’s all of me, for all of you
I’ve got to remember why
I’m alive, ecstatic gold mine

Yeah I want you to know
It’s all of me, for all of you
I’ve got to remember why
I’m alive, remember? remember?

Ecstatic, Ecstatic, Ecstatic Gold mine!

(c) 2006 Nathan Ironside & Blair Wilson / The Stirring

Agree

Written By: Nathan Ironside

Tell me why... oh why? ... Just tell me straight now
Is it me, is it you? I’m Confused
I’ve got nothing to prove and you know it’s true

Right when I thought you were real
You come clean, you’re not what you seem to be
All our words drop to the ground
Can we turn this around?

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love
I need it
There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love
Oh yeah...

Tell me how.. oh how can I let it go?
You snare and you curse it’s absurd
It’s mad to think what I take from you

You sweet talk your way through the door
I’m ignored, but I’m not your enemy
I’m tired of playing these games
Can we start this again?

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love..
Is needed
There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love...
And forgiveness

I want you to know how I feel
You need to know...
No matter what you say or do
I won’t turn my back on you,
I won’t turn my back on you...

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's ...

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love

There is one thing you and I we both agree and that's love

I want you to know how I feel
You need to know...
No matter what you say or do
I won’t turn my back on you,
I won’t turn my back on you...

(c) 2006 Nathan Ironside / The Stirring

Discography

'Something Crazy' single
'So this is how it feels' single

Set List

Originals:

Gates & Rockets
Sweet Pride
Moments in between
So this is how it feels
Flying Colours
Mesmerized
Bring It On
Can You Hear Me?
X-static Goldmine
World Without End
Something Crazy
Closer
See it Real
Agree
Love & Gravity
Shadows
The Optomist
Confesions from a rooftop
Stranger
Home
Down
Taste Of Heaven