KATE WESTWOOD BIOGRAPHY
Kate Westwood is a Singer/Songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. She released her debut album ‘The Lament & the Love Song’ in 2018 despite being in her mid 30’s and having struggled with insecurity and comparison.
In the 5 years since that album, Kate says “I’ve found my true voice, embraced my artistry and also found confidence in my songwriting. I actually love the writing process and the challenge to develop myself to tell a real and deep story”.
She is recording her second project with producer Jared Hascheck (Hillsong Worship, John Newsome, Dan Bremnes) writing songs that explore her relationship with her non-existent love life, the love of God and how she feels about being a woman in society today.
“I want to share my personal story through my songs, and to invite you to find the courage and strength inside you in the midst of your own journey”.
NEW SINGLE - HOLLYWOOD - RELEASING 4/8/23
With songwriting powerhouses Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic) and Jon Foreman (Switchfoot) and artists Lauren Daigle, Brooke Fraser, Nichole Nordeman as influences, it’s no wonder Kate is making an impact as a songwriter of depth and meaning.
The second single off her sophomore EP, ‘Hollywood’ is a funky pop tune that hits deep.
Hollywood packs a punch by showing us how the lure of fame is a lie - that we can find our value and worth out of the spotlight.
On writing the song Kate says "We all want to be known, to belong, to be accepted but in this social media culture we live in, we're told that the way to do that is through going viral, becoming an influencer or finding our 15 minutes of fame."
Produced by Jared Haschek (Hillsong Worship, John Newsome, Dan Bremnes) and recorded at The Base Recording Studios in South Melbourne.
From the start the hook grabs you and takes you on a musical and lyrical journey to Hollywood and back again.
‘Hollywood’ is released worldwide on August 4th.
COMMENTS & REVIEWS
GIG - FAN
It's a pop song with pockets of folk music that makes you feel warm and unstoppable!
TINA - FAN
This song is a great reminder that we don't have to settle for what life throws at us but we can actually thrive in life! And reach for more! Play on repeat and keep thriving!