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These Aussie wine moms can SING

Good for them. Good for them.

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by Anonymousreply 51January 21, 2022 2:52 AM

Nikka Costa isn't Australian, and she's great.

by Anonymousreply 1January 16, 2022 4:38 AM


by Anonymousreply 2January 16, 2022 4:40 AM

Frau cunt thread

by Anonymousreply 3January 16, 2022 4:54 AM

The original

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by Anonymousreply 4January 16, 2022 5:12 AM

This isn’t new, they’ve always been great singers.

by Anonymousreply 5January 16, 2022 5:18 AM

Nikka Costa isn't Australian, Kate Ceberano is half-Filipino.

by Anonymousreply 6January 16, 2022 5:36 AM

Reminds me of when Hedwig started a band on the military base. These wives can’t help being rockers. Good for them!

by Anonymousreply 7January 16, 2022 5:44 AM

I've never heard of the expression 'wine mom' before.

by Anonymousreply 8January 16, 2022 5:52 AM
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by Anonymousreply 9January 16, 2022 6:01 AM

[quote]Kate Ceberano is half-Filipino.

That doesn't mean she can't be Australian, R6. You know this, yes?

by Anonymousreply 10January 16, 2022 6:27 AM

Nikka Costa has been around forever.

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by Anonymousreply 11January 16, 2022 6:36 AM

I saw Kate Cebrano perform mid-2021, while eating a great meal at a restaurant overlooking Bondi beach. It was the most spectacular night, just perfect. She’s a true pro.

by Anonymousreply 12January 16, 2022 6:46 AM

They’re all professional performers OP, not some drunk randoms who jumped up and started singing.

by Anonymousreply 13January 16, 2022 8:09 AM

Kate Ceberano's grandmother was L Ron Hubbard's kids' nanny, Kate was born into Scientology

by Anonymousreply 14January 16, 2022 8:42 AM

Kate Ceberano was a major pop star in the 80s/90s. The other two are also professional singers of some note.

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by Anonymousreply 15January 16, 2022 9:27 AM

Mahalia Barnes is also half Filipino. Both Kate and Mahalia are great Aussie singers. I have been a fan of Kate's since 1984 and have seen her perform live many times.

by Anonymousreply 16January 16, 2022 10:02 AM

Mahalia is half Thai.

by Anonymousreply 17January 16, 2022 10:04 AM

They are singing a meaningful classic Australian anthem.

[quote] Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao!; Trying hard to understand: Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao!; The meeting there doesn't mean a thing: Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao; I am the real thing: Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao!

by Anonymousreply 18January 16, 2022 10:11 AM

Kate has been around forever, and was one of the backup singers for the band The Models, along with Zan Abeyratne and her twin sister Sherine (who sang lead vocals of the song Breakaway from Bill and Ted).

Kate and Zan had their own groovy band in the 80s called I'm Talking, with hits like Trust Me, Do You Wanna Be? and Holy Word.

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by Anonymousreply 19January 16, 2022 10:25 AM

[quote]Kate Ceberano's grandmother was L Ron Hubbard's kids' nanny, Kate was born into Scientology

That is interesting.

Kate never proselytized about Scientology in public. In fact, I don't think she spoke about it in very glowing terms like some celebs, but was matter-of-fact - "it has always been part of my life".

There was pressure on her in the early 2000s to do more for them, I think when she moved to the US. I have no idea what her relationship with them is like today.

In this interview with the ever tactful Burt, she acknowledges it had changed from her grandparent's day.

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by Anonymousreply 20January 16, 2022 11:09 AM

[quote]I saw Kate Cebrano perform mid-2021, while eating a great meal at a restaurant overlooking Bondi beach.

Wow. Talk about multi-tasking!

by Anonymousreply 21January 16, 2022 11:41 AM

I always hated Kate Ceberano for some irrational reason (I think she was just *everywhere* when I was growing up) but i've recently realised she actually has impeccable vocal technique and can sing almost any genre. Both her and Mahalia were good on Masked Singer Australia too.

by Anonymousreply 22January 16, 2022 11:44 AM

Sexy whores

by Anonymousreply 23January 16, 2022 12:25 PM

She is very careful about Scientology. But she did do a benefit for them where she was filmed. Either way, stupendously talented.

by Anonymousreply 24January 16, 2022 12:37 PM

One of my favorite songs featuring Nikka Costa.

She's really talented - never figured how she was overlooked while Autotuned skanks made it big.

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by Anonymousreply 25January 16, 2022 1:33 PM

A grittier, more soulful version of Nothing Compares 2 U from Nikka.

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by Anonymousreply 26January 16, 2022 1:34 PM

Early Nikka and possibly her most commercial jam. Shades of Roisin Murphy, if Roisin took a tangent into funk.


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by Anonymousreply 27January 16, 2022 1:37 PM

[quote]These wives can’t help being rockers.

Jesus Christ, you are retarded R7.

by Anonymousreply 28January 16, 2022 1:38 PM

Ceberano's biggest single was 'Bedroom Eyes' from 1989. And it's probably her best track. She outsold Kylie that year in Australia too. Bedroom Eyes was the biggest-selling single from a homegrown artist in 1989.

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by Anonymousreply 29January 16, 2022 1:58 PM

What's with the Robert Mapplethorpe tribute at the start of that Kate video at R15? I'm not sure I see the connection between that neon bright video and Mapplethorpe's aesthetic.

by Anonymousreply 30January 16, 2022 6:39 PM

I remember the guy from the bedroom eyes video- Gregory- was totally hot. I remember his name because I remember Cebrano in an interview calling out his name and rising her brows at his mention.

by Anonymousreply 31January 16, 2022 6:40 PM

Who is this Gregory?

by Anonymousreply 32January 16, 2022 8:21 PM

R18 This classic Australian anthem which celebrates taking drugs isn't the greatest of the classic Aussie anthems.

This other greatest classic Aussie anthem is the song of the Anti-Vaxxers.

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by Anonymousreply 33January 16, 2022 8:34 PM

R33, Oh god this thread went downhill quickly when John Farnham was included.

by Anonymousreply 34January 17, 2022 2:34 AM

[quote] I saw Kate Cebrano perform mid-2021, while eating a great meal at a restaurant overlooking Bondi beach.

Was she busking?

Most Aussie performers spend 60% of their year on the dole.

by Anonymousreply 35January 17, 2022 3:11 AM

We certainly did last year.

by Anonymousreply 36January 17, 2022 12:06 PM

Anyone else had "Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao" stuck in your head since watching this?

by Anonymousreply 37January 17, 2022 4:39 PM

They suck

by Anonymousreply 38January 17, 2022 4:55 PM

I remember an older friend liked Nikka Costa years after the one small hit and I was deeply embarrassed for him.

by Anonymousreply 39January 17, 2022 4:56 PM

R39 why? She has some great funk/soul material. Be embarrassed that you care about things like hits.

by Anonymousreply 40January 17, 2022 5:04 PM

R40 I don’t care about hits. It’s because she’s uncool (like you, obviously).

by Anonymousreply 41January 17, 2022 5:08 PM

Put Kylie, Tina, and Delta on together and it might actually be interesting.

by Anonymousreply 42January 17, 2022 5:13 PM

^ really Delta you are having a laugh.

by Anonymousreply 43January 17, 2022 5:15 PM

I LOVE Kylie, but she cannot sing like these women.

by Anonymousreply 44January 17, 2022 5:44 PM

These dykes suck.

by Anonymousreply 45January 17, 2022 6:40 PM

Kate Ceberano is about as lesbian as my asshole.

by Anonymousreply 46January 17, 2022 7:39 PM

R46 Do you have lesbians entering your anus?

by Anonymousreply 47January 17, 2022 7:52 PM

R27 - I remember that song being everywhere -- Tommy Hilfiger campaigns, MTV and VH1, radio, in stores... that was a statement video, too. You can tell Virgin thought they were launching a new star with that video. Didn't quite work out that way for them or for Nikka, unfortunately. Though, if Wikipedia's to be believed, she sold 1/4 million of the album in the US. Not bad.

by Anonymousreply 48January 18, 2022 10:25 PM

[quote] Anyone else had "Ooo, Ma-Mao-Mao, Ma-Mao-Mao, Mao" stuck in your head since watching this?

The person who sang the original song back in the 60s was a South African migrant who escaped the traumatic 1950s Mau Mau Uprising in which thousands died

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by Anonymousreply 49January 19, 2022 8:37 PM

This is excellent. They should release it.

by Anonymousreply 50January 20, 2022 11:45 PM

Kate was cast as Mary Magdalene in the Australian 90s revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, and her vocals were impeccable. She looks gorgeous in the video too. In this version, John Farnham was Jesus and Jon Stevens Judas.

Marcia Hines, cousin of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell played Mary in the original Aussie 70s production.

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