Keir Nuttall is a Brisbane guitarist, singer and songwriter. He performs and records in the band of his partner Kate Miller-Heidke, the Brisbane singer-songwriter and Sony-BMG artist, as well as in the progressive rock trio Transport.
Kate Miller-Heidke has recorded or performed a number of songs written by Nuttall, including her 2004 turntable hit Space They Cannot Touch, her ARIA-nominated 2007 single Words and other tracks on Little Eve (2007). Nuttall and Miller-Heidke have increasingly written together, and they collaborated on all of the songs on Miller-Heidke's 2008 album Curiouser.
As 'Franky Walnut', during Kate Miller-Heidke concerts, Keir Nuttall has performed his comic songs Where Have I Been All Your Life? and Three Word Review, both of which he has recorded.
Before joining Transport and Kate Miller-Heidke, Keir Nuttall played in a number of Brisbane bands, including Complicated Game, experimental rock-funk trio More (formed in Toowoomba with Phil Lepherd and Lachlan Stewart) and 80s covers band Space Invaders.
Caught In The Crowd
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