Musicians

Casey Lee Donovan

Origin
Bankstown, NSW, Australia
Genre/styles
Pop
About

Casey Lee Donovan, a Gumbaynggirr and Dungari woman, is one of Australia’s most diverse Aboriginal entertainers. Aged 16 she became the youngest-ever winner of Australian Idol. Since then Donovan has made her mark not only as a musician, but on the stage in musical theatre and as a television presenter, MC, and author.

Casey is a multi-award winner and nominee, including an ARIA No #1 Award for Listen with Your Heart and Deadly Awards for Best Album, Best Single and Most Promising New Talent. Donovan has played roles in several musical theatre productions including The Sapphires, Flowerchildren and We Will Rock You.

Website: www.caseydonovan.com

Some days you just want to pack it all in and give up, but the inner strength comes out and you pull through it, then you look back and laugh. — Casey Donovan

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Listen With Your Heart (7″)

Released
November 2004
Tracks
  1. Listen With Your Heart
  2. Nothing Else Matters (live)

For You

Released
10 December 2004
Tracks
  1. Listen with Your Heart (Diane Warren)
  2. What's Going On?
  3. Flow
  4. How Could I Fall (for That)?
  5. Shine
  6. Better to Love
  7. Something Beautiful
  8. You Believed
  9. Til I Found You
  10. For You
  11. Symphony of Life (Tina Arena, John Vettese; live from Australian Idol)

What's Going On (7″)

Released
February 2005
Tracks
  1. What's Going On
  2. Something Beautiful
  3. What's Going On (Video)

Flow (7″)

Released
July 2005
Tracks
  1. Flow (Single Edit)
  2. Better To Love
  3. Flow (Video)

Eye 2 Eye (7″)

Released
November 2007
Tracks
  1. Shattered
  2. Help Me
  3. Did it Again
  4. Eye 2 Eye

Big Beautiful & Sexy (7″)

Released
7 August 2010
Tracks
  1. Big Beautiful & Sexy

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Casey Lee Donovan, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/casey-lee-donovan>, retrieved 21 August 2019

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