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Kate Miller-Heidke On Mountain Stage

Kate Miller-Heidke On Mountain Stage

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Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke makes her second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. Trained as an opera singer, Miller-Heidke moves smoothly between pop and her more classical influences, often within the same song.

She keeps a sense of humor about it, too: "I realize the outro to that song sounds halfway between something cool and unexpected and the most irritating sound you've ever heard in your life," Miller-Heidke says after performing the beautiful title cut from her latest album, O Vertigo! During this five-song set, she plays piano, backed by guitarist Charlie Looker.

SET LIST
  • "The Devil Wears A Suit"
  • "O Vertigo!"
  • "Sarah"
  • "Yours Was The Body"
  • "Humiliation"
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