15th August, 2007
UK SONGWRITING Success for Natalie!!
Songs from Natalie's highly successful albums 'Yesterday's Makeup' and USA and Canadian 'self-titled' release have achieved high placings in the UK SONGWRITING CONTEST 2007.
Four tracks received high scores, with Finalist nominations for 'I Don't Want To Live Like That' in the Folk/Country Category, 'I Want To Get Out' in the Pop Category while 'I Can't' and 'The Long Night' were Semi-Finalists in the Folk/Country Category.
An acoustic version of 'I Want to Get Out' has already won a Runner-Up nomination in an IAMA (International Acoustic Music Award). It was co-written with Nashville songwriter Jim McCormick.
Natalie's musical style is Country mixed with Pop and Rock as demonstrated in 'I Don't Want To Live Like That' which was co-written with Nashville artist and hit songwriter James Dean Hicks. This US 2006 IMA (Independent Music Award) Country Song of the Year is a Top 5 hit on the Independent Music Network (Los Angeles/New York) Country Top 30 Countdown. This week it is sitting in the #9 spot and was also recently a Finalist in the 2007 Singer/Songwriter Awards.
Video Clip of the song 'The Long Night', duet with James Dean Hicks, was a #1 hit on the Country Music Channel Top 30 Countdown. It was co-written with Nashville songwriters Terry McBride and Tommy Lee James and was a Finalist in the ISC (International Songwriting Competition) Country Category as well as being voted into the #8 spot of The People's Voice Awards of the ISC.
'I Can't, co-written with Brian Maher, won the Australian National Musicoz Best Country Artist Award in 2005 for Natalie and was an Australian radio hit.
The Musicoz Awards is Australia's Premier Awards for Unsigned Artists. It is known by the 'street' press as the Unsigned Arias.
To support Natalie in this years Musicoz 'People's Choice(Public Vote)' Award please CLICK HERE. You can hear Natalie's songs and Australians have a chance to win a Maton Electric Guitar valued at $1,500.