“She has one of the most amazing voices in this country, I love this beautiful woman and her talent” – Kasey Chambers“
“Listening to Lyn Bowtell sing and play one of her own songs is purely magical. The voice of an angel, the words of a poet and the string skills of a master.
I am so much better for the time I have spent touring, writing and laughing with Lyn Bowtell.” – Beccy Cole
“If anything, Bowtell is a little too good, as a singer she demands a response even when she is just singing a straight pop song, and when Bowtell is pulling you in deep her voice is like a tantalising quicksand“— Iman lababedi, Rock NYC Live and Recorded.
Lyn Bowtell is one of Australia’s finest Singer/Songwriters, possessing a powerful and evocative voice recognised by her peers as one of the best in the business.
Lyn Bowtell’s musical journey began in the Country Music Clubs of the Queensland Darling Downs and has led her to stages all over Australia and around the World.
An innovative and creative songwriter Lyn defies musical constraint and easy classification, with influences reaching from pure Country to Blues, Jazz and Pop, Lyn has her own distinctive voice and musical identity.
Lyn first came to prominence as songwriter and singer for multi award winning Country Pop trio Bella, since then she has released two critically acclaimed albums, ’Secret Songs‘ (WJO) in 2012, and ‘Heart Of Sorrow‘ (Maven/Sony) in 2014.
Lyn’s latest EP release ‘Calling You’ marks a departure in musical style from her roots in alternative/pop country, brimming with the singer’s soulful, striking vocals and connecting deeply with raw emotion, highlighting the sublime and powerful voice that turned heads and 4 red chairs on national television in Channel Nine’s Season 6 of The Voice Australia‘.
Now the SEVEN TIME GOLDEN GUITAR WINNER is heading in a new musical direction, with a broader, larger audience ready to follow.
Bowtell explains, “I’m no longer willing to be confined in a ‘genre box’, I want to show a wider audience my full range as a singer and songwriter. I feel so connected to ‘Calling You’, the songs are bright, bold and exciting and I love to sing them live!”.
Lyn Bowtell is a Toyota Star Maker winner, MO Award winner, a seven-time Golden Guitar winner, a 2013 APRA Song of The Year finalist and was nominated for two Golden Guitars in the 2013 Country Music Awards for ‘Best Female Artist’ and ‘Best Alternative Album of the Year’ for ‘Secret Songs’.
Lyn was further nominated for three Golden Guitars in the 2015 Country Music Awards for ‘Best Female Artist’, ‘Vocal Collaboration of the Year’ and ‘Best Alternative Country Album of the Year’ winning a Golden Guitar in the ‘Best Alternative Country Album of the Year’ category for ‘Heart of Sorrow’.
In 2017 Lyn was nominated for seven Golden Guitars awards, five with Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart and two for ‘Vocal Collaboration of the Year’, winning two with Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart for ‘Best Alternative Country Album’ and ‘Group or Duo of the Year’ and one herself for ‘Vocal Collaboration of the Year’.
In 2019 Lyn won her seventh Golden Guitar for ‘Vocal Collaboration of the Year’ with Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart and the late Karl Broadie with their song ‘Every Hello’.