Emerging Aussie Artist Inks US Deal: 'We Can Build A Fanbase For Her Music Around The World'

3 February 2021 | 1:05 pm | Staff Writer

”Personally, I am incredibly excited to be working with Grace."

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Burgeoning Australian artist Grace Cummings has signed a worldwide deal with US indie label, ATO Records.

The deal with the New York-based label, which boasts a roster that includes Black Pumas, Alabama Shakes and My Morning Jacket, as well as local bands King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Amyl & The Sniffers, will launch with the release of Cummings' second album due out later in the year. 

The folk/blues songwriter's record will be released via a brand new partnership with Caroline Australia.

”Personally, I am incredibly excited to be working with Grace,” ATO President Jon Salter said.

“She is a unique talent with immensely chilling and massive vocal prowess, and there is huge potential there.

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"We are confident we can build a fanbase for her music around the world.”

Cummings has also signed on with two booking agencies, being represented by Clemence Renaut of ATC Live for UK/Europe (Mac DeMarco, Aldous Harding) and Erik Selz of Arrival Artists for North America (Sufjan Stevens, Khruangbin).

Supersonic's Paul Sloan (King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard) will work as Cummings' live agent in Australia.

Cummings will next perform at the brand new Melbourne venue, the Brunswick Ballroom, on 26 February. 

Check out theGuide for more details.