Mon 22 Oct 2012 to Sun 28 Oct 2012

by Various

In 2010 The Key of Sea vol 1 was released. It caused a stir. No other record had been created in Australia that was quite like it. Not only was it a compilation of beautiful new songs by some of the most skilled and revered Australian recording artists, it also told a story, quintessentially Australian but often overlooked. It was an articulation of shared values and a testament to what can be achieved when people with vastly different backgrounds set their minds to the creation of beautiful things. The message was important in 2010 and it remains important in 2012.

In October 2012 The Key of Sea vol 2 will be released. Once again the Key of Sea brings together Australia’s finest established artists and musicians who have brought their musical heritage from across the oceans seeking a better life in this nation. The message of the record is no different from the 2010 release. It doesn’t seek to break stereotypes. It starts from the position that stereotypes are unimportant. It then simply showcases the extraordinary talents of some extraordinary Australians and, through the medium of music, introduces both new sounds and the people that created them.

The Key Of Sea vol 2 is out on October 19 on CD/Digital via MGM

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