‘Listen to Me’ is a collection of songs, words and music made in response to the current debate in Australia about gendered violence. It contains factual quotes, personal stories and originally commissioned lyrics by Donna Abela, Eunice Andrada, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Alison Croggon, Candy Royalle and Ania Walwicz, with Hilary Bell as the project dramaturg.
Trigger warning: descriptions of gendered violence.
released July 16, 2018
Artistic Director, Composer – Andrée Greenwell
Writers - Donna Abela, Eunice Andrada, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Alison Croggon, Candy Royalle and Ania Walwicz
Dramaturg - Hilary Bell
Quotes: Annabel Crabb, Rosie Batty, Clementine Ford, Emma Husar (MP) and Professor Catharine Lumby
Artwork: Katerina Stratos
Engineer, mixes and mastering – David Trumpmanis
Engineer, track 5 ‘Doctor Proctor ‘– David Chesworth
Assistant Engineers – Tim McArtney and Tim Watts
Recorded at Hercules Street Studios, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia.
This project is made possible through the generous support of the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian government’s arts funding and advisory body; Musica Viva Countrywide; and Four Winds, Bermagui. A Green Room Music production.
Thank you Tamryn Bennett, Melissa Cannon, Allison Chan, David Chesworth, James Crabb, Lara Crew, Emily Crocker, Destroy the Joint, Robert Field, David Francis, Catherine Freyne, Masako Fukui, Sarah Gardiner, David Hewitt, Donna Hewitt, Natalie Kestecher, Ellen Kirkwood, Michael Ladd, Sonia Leber, David Leha, Four Winds, Jeffry Stein, Sallyanne Brown, James Manché, Janet Merewether, Tim Matthies, Miles Merrill, Toni Russo, Neil Simpson, The Red Room Company, Jo Upham, Word Travels, David Williams. A special thank you to the the women who made private contributions, by sharing their stories that are included in the Interludes.
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