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Birth name  Kimberly Campbell
Education  Santa Clara University
Years active  2008–present
Record label  Medici Studios
Name  Kym Campbell
Associated acts  Ash Grunwald
Role  Singer-songwriter

Kym Campbell
Born  4 August 1981 (age 34) Denver, Colorado (1981-08-04)
Origin  Seattle, Washington, United States
Genres  Acoustic, Pop, Surf, Reggae
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments  Vocal, guitar, ukulele, harmonica
Albums  Real Life, So Alive, Preview

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Kym Campbell is an Australian singer-songwriter, originally from Seattle, Washington USA. Campbell writes and performs earthy, stripped back music incorporating roots, folk and reggae. Her music is influenced by Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz and Bob Marley, among other artists.

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Personal life

Kym Campbell was born in Denver, Colorado and grew up in Seattle, Washington. She attended Santa Clara University, where she studied economics.

While in university, Campbell traveled to Australia in a study abroad program. Soon after graduating, she moved permanently to Australia, where she started surfing, songwriting, and playing guitar while traveling the country.

Music career

Campbell was inspired to learn to play music at age 20, after attending a Ben Harper concert in Berkeley, California. Shortly after picking up the guitar, Campbell moved from Seattle to Australia. She released her debut EP, So Alive in 2008. So Alive was soon selected as the soundtrack for a number of surfing DVDs and events, including the Quiksilver Pro France in 2009.

In 2010, Campbell released her sophomore EP, Preview. She toured in support of Preview across Australia and Japan, playing at the 2010 Sounds Australia showcase in Kobe, Japan.

Recording of her first full-length album commenced December 2010, in Melbourne, Australia. The album is anticipated to be released in Japan early 2011, with a single release planned for mid-2011 in Australia.

On 8 April 2011 the Greenroom Festival announced that Kym would be joining the festival's 2011 lineup in Yokohama, Japan.

LPs

  • Real Life (2011/2012)
  • EPs

  • So Alive (2008)
  • Preview (2010)
  • Singles

  • Preview (2010)
  • Tours

  • 2008: So Alive (EP) Australian East Coast Tour
  • Early 2009: Preview (Single) Australian East Coast Tour
  • Late 2009: Preview (Single) Australian East Coast Tour
  • Early 2010: Preview (EP) Australian National Tour
  • Late 2010: Preview (EP) Australia/Japan Tour
  • 2011: Real Life (Debut Album) Japan Tour
  • 2012: Real Life (Debut Album) Australian National Tour
  • Awards

  • Finalist, Top 10 Music Oz Awards (2008)
  • Selected for Sounds Australia showcase, Kobe, Japan (2010)
  • References

    Kym Campbell Wikipedia


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