CHARM OF FINCHES
Charm of Finches are a sister duo from Melbourne Australia who sing haunted folk tunes about love, grief and whispering trees.
Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes emerge from an eclectic musical childhood of Celtic strings and busking old-time tunes.
Their debut album “Starring at the Starry Ceiling”, produced by Nick Huggins of Little Lake Records and featuring the duo’s signature angelic vocal harmonies and captivating chamber folk sound, has been praised for its candour and originality and named one of the best releases of 2016 by ABC Radio National.
With influences like Sufjan Stevens and Agnes Obel, the duo were awarded the 2017 National Folk Festival’s Gill Rees Young Musicians Memorial Award and are twice Folk Alliance Australia award winners. Their 2018 single “The Bridge” won the Blues & Roots Radio International Song Contest duo category and their music has featured on ABC TV Mustangs FC.
The duo released their sophomore album “Your Company” November 2019 on their independent label “Conversations with Trees”, launched with an Australia wide tour. The album was Melbourne’s PBS Radio Album of the Week and winner of the Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Album in the Independent Music Awards (IMA).
Their unique music video collaborations with Magic Dirt’s Adalita Srsen has won worldwide attention, with their “Lies” video winning third place in the 2020 International Songwriting Competition music video category.
Charm of Finches showcased at the 2020 Folk Alliance International Conference in New Orleans, US and are currently working on their third album while in lockdown in their shared home in Melbourne