Aboriginal musician

Stiff Gins

Origin
Redfern, NSW, Australia
Genre/styles
Folk, Pop, Soul
About

Stiff Gins are Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs. They started Stiff Gins in 1999. Kaleena is from the Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta people, southern NSW and northern Victoria people, Nardi is from the Yuwaalaraay people with roots in Sydney’s inner west and country NSW. Both are also members of Freshwater.

Website: http://www.stiffgins.net

Stiff Gins Stiff Gins Nardi Simpson (left) and Kaleena Briggs. Photo: Stiff Gins.

Discography

Soh Fa

Released
1999-04-05
Tracks
  1. Not What You Think
  2. Theo's Song
  3. Only Heaven Knows
  4. Looking Forward
Notes

Soh Fa was features songs written in the first year of the band’s life and was used both as a demo and an early product to sell at local gigs. At this time Emma Donovan was still part of Stiff Gins.


Origins

Released
2001
Tracks
  1. All Began
  2. Fallin' In
  3. Knockin' (I Don't Care)
  4. Weekend
  5. Someday
  6. Theo's Song
  7. Only Heaven Knows
  8. Morning Star
  9. Smarten Up
  10. Tell Me
  11. Close Your Eyes
  12. Whispering
Notes

Origin is Stiff Gins’ first studio album.


Morning Star (7”)

Released
2001-03
Tracks
  1. Morning Star
  2. Morning Star (Planetary Mix)
  3. Morning Star (Acoustic Mix)
  4. Morning Star (Ambient Mix)

Kingia Australis

Stiff Gins - Kingia Australis
Released
2004-01-06
Tracks
  1. Soar
  2. In Paradise
  3. One of the Millions
  4. Legacy
  5. Paranoid
  6. Absent Friends
  7. Spinning
  8. Fade and Unwind
  9. Drivin'
  10. Facing the World
  11. I Am Stretched On Your Grave (Live Version)
  12. Untitled
  13. Hear Now
Notes

Kingia Australis is the botanic name of the Western Australian Grass Tree, known as ‘black gin’ that is the first plant to flower after a bush fire.


Diamonds On The Water (7”)

Released
2010-10-15
Tracks
  1. Diamonds On The Water

Wind And Water

Released
2011-03-18
Tracks
  1. Yandool
  2. Fleetingly
  3. Diamonds on the Water
  4. Go Go
  5. Going Home
  6. Belong
  7. Perfect Moment
  8. The Shift
  9. Beacon
  10. Round the Lake
  11. River Song
Notes

Wind & Water knew what it was long before we did.—Nardi Simpson [1]


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