Norwegian-born singer-songwriter Liv Austen announces that she will be releasing tracks ‘Detour’ and ‘Whole Heart’ from her debut album ‘A Moment of Your Time’. The tracks will be available from Friday May 17th as a double A-side limited edition 7” vinyl, sold exclusively on Liv’s website and at live performances, and available across download and streaming services.
The double A-side is the next stepping-stone in a string of successes from the country-pop star. Liv released her debut album ‘A Moment of Your Time‘ last October, which received a 5* review from Maverick magazine, and has since had over half a million streams on Spotify. She also supported American country star Sarah Darling on her UK tour in March.
‘Detour’ and ‘Whole Heart’ were recorded at NUA Studios and Wandsworth Studios. They were produced in London by Jon Wright and co-produced by Liv and LOFT.
‘Detour’ and ‘Whole Heart’ were placed together on A Moment of Your Time, reflecting the key part they play in Liv’s story. Both songs were written by Liv; they openly and honestly describe the heartbreak of being written out of someone else’s story (‘Detour’) and then finding new love and fearing that the same will happen again (‘Whole Heart’).
“Detour and Whole Heart are very special songs to me because they came completely from a place of raw honesty – my mask is totally off in both of them. It’s fascinating to me how vulnerability and strength go hand in hand as much as they do; when I opened up and wrote about something so personal and painful, I felt more empowered than ever!”
Liv will perform at this year’s Long Road Festival on Friday 6th September. Purchase tickets HERE.