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ABOUT

"Rhianna is as pure a talent as she is a human.

You're in the hands of someone emotionally and musically intelligent who never lets those smarts get in the way of raw emotion. Which is what I reckon is at the heart of beautiful music.

Trust her and you will reap the rewards."

                         -Tim Rogers

                    

Born and raised in the Hunter Valley N.S.W around campfires, horses and river swims Rhianna harvested her musical style over a varied collection of 70’s rock classics to old timey country tunes. 

Moving to Melbourne where her and her sister (Layla Fibbins) started country band “The Sideshow Brides” cutting their teeth and honing their style playing festivals and well worn pub paths. 

They soon found themselves singing backing vocals for Aus rock band “Dallas Crane” on live TV to opening for Aus legends “Cold Chisel” at Rod Laver Arena and American southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd.

They have added opening for Leah Flannagan, Americana country queen Elizabeth Cook,  singing as a trio with Tim Rogers and now regularly opening Victorian shows for Tex Perkins.

Rhianna’s songs with The Sideshow Brides have been played on Triple J and sat in the number one spot on the AMRAP regional music charts for two weeks.

They have also received international radio play on numerous Nashville radio stations. 

 

Rhianna’s debut EP “FROM THE VALLEY LOOKING OUT” is a collection of country songs threaded with warm emotion and dark charm melodies.

Rhianna's unique take on country songwriting is illuminated through her story lines and accentuated with a touch of homespun longing. 

Rhianna's songs "LITTLE WHISPERS' and newest single "GHOST SHIP" have been added to ABC music's high rotation playlists as well as being featured on ABC SATURDAY NIGHT COUNTRY.

These songs are also on many playlists via APPLE MUSIC & SPOTIFY.

Both song film clips have received high rotation on CMT COUNTRY MUSIC CHANNEL at MTV Australia. 

 

RECORDING:

Recorded in Point Lonsdale studio 'Resting Bell' with renowned producer Nick Huggins at the wheel these songs took shape with steady rhythm section Matt Earl on drums and Steve Temple on double bass and were accentuated with the elevating fiddle playing of Chance McCoy (Old Crow Medicine Show) and dazzling style of Jy- Perry Banks on pedal steel.

I hope these songs will embrace you like a warm country hug then send you on your way. xo