Our very own, the totally amazing Ms Cyndi Boste is back to bless our ears and hearts with her unique brand of Australian Roots music.
Cyndi Boste is a Melbourne based, independent Australian singer songwriter who started writing songs playing live shows at the tender age of 15. By 16 she was a weekly guest on The Early Bird Show (with Marty the Monster) on Channel 10, which spanned a 2 year period.
By 18 she had started playing in bars and clubs around Victoria, averaging 250 shows per year. In 1995 she joined her brother Rory in Steve Boyd and the Preachers and recorded the album A Shroud of Treason which was released in 1998, and produced by Kerryn Tolhust (Dingoes/Country radio).
In 1999 she left The Preachers to pursue who own recording ambitions and has never looked back.
Her debut album Home Truths (also produced by Kerryn Tolhurst) was an instant success with music critics and fans alike and secured her a place at the following years Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Featured on the front cover of Rhythms magazine that year, a ‘new’ singer songwriter had emerged on the Australian roots music scene.
Her follow-up album Push Comes to Shove was released two years later, with the beautifully haunting Holy Waters eagerly picked up and recorded by Vika and Linda Bull on their album Love is Mighty Close … and another invitation to play at Port Fairy Folk Festival, Melbourne Music Festival and The Brunswick Music Festival that year.
Next came ScrambledEggs, a tribute to independent Oz songwriters and recorded live in Cyndi’s kitchen, with a variety of guest artists including, Mia Dyson, Vika and Linda Bull, Dirty lucy, Dave Steel, Tiffany Eckhart, Kerri Simpson, Tonchi Mc Intosh and many more…
Less than two years later she has released her fourth album of original country / soul / blues songs entitled Foothill Dandy.
Cyndi is planning a National tour to promote the album and will be releasing a live DVD/Album in 2007.
Cyndi’s outstanding abilities as both singer and songwriter have wowed audiences in Australia and in Europe, where she toured with Barb Waters in late 2003. Cyndi’s shows are delivered with warmth, wit, humour and humility, whether it be fronting her band or in intimate solo mode.