Southern Kiwi Girl Launches Debut Album
WHAT: Whitney Irwin launches her debut album Fly
WHEN: Sunday, 31 July 2011
WHERE: Kelvin Hotel, Invercargill
Whitney’s awaited debut album will be officially launched this Sunday, 31 July, at an exclusive roof-top event at the Kelvin Hotel in Invercargill.
Southland Mayor, Tim Shadbolt, will be the evenings MC.
Whitney is a 21-year-old Kiwi from a sheep farm in Te Tipua, 20 minutes outside of Gore.
The southern Kiwi girl was discovered on MySpace, and has spent a whirlwind year recording her debut album in Hollywood.
Whitney describes Fly as a coming of age album that identifies the changes she has made and how she has grown as a person during the recording.
Whitney’s album is recorded in collaboration with multi-platinum selling pianist, Carl Doy, best known for his Piano by Candlelight series and Dancing with the Stars involvement.
An official agreement between Whitney and the New Zealand Cancer Society will see three dollars from every CD sale in August going to the Daffodil Day appeal.