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Deborah Conway


Deborah Conway is a singer/songwriter who shot to fame as the lead singer of Do Re Mi.

She is a significant and eloquent contributor to Australian music, singing songs that chronicle the essential elements of life, love, loss, memory, the mundane and the spiritual for the past 30 years. As lead singer for Do Re Mi her voice was first heard by many on the single ‘Man Overboard’.

She’s gone on to sing on The Iron Man by Pete Townsend, alongside Nina Simone and John Lee Hooker, and acting and singing in Peter Greenaway’s film Prospero’s Books. In 1991 she released her debut solo album, String of Pearls, which won her the Best Female ARIA award that year. She has continued to write and record. In May 2010, Conway and partner Willy Zygier launched their ninth studio album, Half Man Half Woman, recorded in Melbourne with producer James Black. Conway and Zygier have just released a new album, Everybody’s Begging, and have been touring the album to sold-out concert halls along the east coast.


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