Women in Docs is an Australian independent folk pop music band. The group has several releases and has toured throughout Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
2 Regular backing musicians,
4 Sales and chart performance,
5 CD releases
5.1 Women in Docs,
5.3 Under a Different Sky,
5.4 Times Like These,
5.5 Red Wine and Postcards,
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Chanel Lucas (vocals, guitar, bass),
Roz Pappalardo (vocals, guitar, harmonica),
Regular backing musicians:
Silas Palmer (violin and keyboard),
Geoff Green (drums),
Originally from Townsville, Women in Docs is an independent, folk-crossover, alt-country act based in Brisbane, Australia. They have been compared to the Indigo Girls (Canada) and The Waifs (Australia). With a reputation for stirring and humorous live performances, Women in Docs have toured consistently throughout Australia, North America, Europe, New Zealand and China. 2004 festival appearances included SXSW in Austin, Texas and Folk Alliance in San Diego and Canadian Music Week.
Sales and chart performance:
The band has sold nearly 20,000 CDs independently. Recent releases have spent time in the Top 10 of the Australian Independent Records Charts and Top 40 of the Americana Folk Charts.
Australian Performance Credits include:
Port Fairy Folk Festival,
Woodford Folk Festival,
Big Day Out,
The National Folk Festival,
Adelaide Fringe Festival,
International festival and performance credits include:
Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, 2009,
California World Fest, California, Grass Valley, 2006,
Vancouver Islands Folk Festival, Duncan, 2006,
Forksville Folk Festival, Philadelphia, 2006,
Canadian Music Week, Toronto, 2006,
Folk Alliance Conference, Austin Texas, 2006,
Semi finalists, International Songwriting Competition (ISC, 2004),
Nominated, Just Plain Folks Songwriting Competition, Pop Section, CA, 2004,
SXSW, Austin, Texas, 2004,
International Folk Alliance Conference, San Diego, 2004,
International Spring Music Festival, Shanghai, China, 2004,
NEMO Conference, Boston, 2002,
23rd International Folk Festival, Moelln, Hamburg, Germany,
Roz Pappalardo also releases as a solo artist.
Women in Docs:
The Women in Docs' self-titled debut was released in 1999, with the single Tin Roof gaining airplay and inclusion on an ABC Music compilation CD. The EP also included The Travelling Song, For Jenny, I Don't Understand, One Day Soon and Prometheus.
The second EP was released in 2000 and named www.womenindocs.com. Feature tracks include Sweet Lorenzo and Superman
Under a Different Sky:
In 2002, Women in Docs released their first full-length album Under a Different Sky including the tracks Crown St and Supermarket.
Times Like These:
In 2004, the women in docs released their third EP Times Like These. This recording was inspired by their time travelling through the United States and Europe.
Red Wine and Postcards:
The second full-length album Red Wine and Postcards was released in mid-2006. Produced by Darren Middleton (Powderfinger, Drag).