‘It’s Okay, Sweetheart’ is the title of Abby Dobson’s new solo album. Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee with Brad Jones (Melody Pool, Josh Rouse) and in Sydney with Josh Schuberth, this album is a collection of bittersweet songs by one of Australia’s most loved and recognised singers and songwriters.
Abby Dobson, formerly of platinum-selling band Leonardo’s Bride and currently of Aria-nominated French ensemble, Baby et Lulu, returns centre-stage to showcase ‘It’s Okay, Sweetheart’. Performing with a five-piece band of heartbreakers featuring; heavenly harmonies, strings, piano, bass, guitars…and Abby’s sultry, mournful voice, these shows will leave your heart pounding….
And this new album of Abby’s breath-taking songs of longing and rapture is a flipping long-awaited treat.
‘It’s okay, Sweetheart’ will be released digitally on Friday, 26th October and CDs will be available at her shows.
“Abby Dobson is blessed with one of the most distinctive voices in Australian music — a smoky, intrinsically romantic instrument that she’s used to bewitch audiences over the years” – The Age, Melbourne
“… I swoon as she effortlessly plays with syncopation and phrasing, melody, and the beating hearts of the audience.” – Revolver, Sydney – Live review
“….startlingly beautiful” – Daily News, New York
“Abby Dobson’s curiously arousing sulk sinks into slow release melodies like a body into a scented bath”. – Rolling Stone, Australia
“A mega-watt powerful voice which conjures melancholy, romance and sex, seemingly out of the ether” – The Independent, England