Audrey Auld-Mezera

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Audrey Auld-Mezera
Audrey Auld at Threadgill's in Austin, TX. Photo by Ron Baker
Audrey Auld at Threadgill’s in Austin, TX (2010)
Background information
Birth name Audrey Auld
Born January 14, 1964
Origin Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Died August 9, 2015
Stinson Beach, California, USA
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-Songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Labels Reckless Records
Associated acts Bill Chambers, Kieran Kane, Fred Eaglesmith, Mary Gauthier, Dale Watson, Kasey Chambers, and Carrie Rodriguez
Website www.audreyauld.com

Audrey Auld-Mezera (née Audrey Auld)[1] (January 14, 1964 - August 9, 2015) was an Australian American country music touring singer–songwriter. She had released eleven albums and three EPs on her own Reckless Records label,[1] and had recorded with numerous musicians including Bill Chambers, Kieran Kane, Fred Eaglesmith, Mary Gauthier, Dale Watson, Kasey Chambers, and Carrie Rodriguez.[2] She had songs recorded by various artists and songs placed on the FX TV shows "Justified", "Longmire", "NCIS: New Orleans" and "The Good Guys". She hosted songwriting workshops with inmates in San Quentin Prison in California from 2007 till 2013.[2]

Auld-Mezera died of cancer on August 9, 2015, aged 51.[3][4]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Looking Back To See (1999), with Bill Chambers
  • The Fallen (2000)
  • Losing Faith (2003)
  • Reckless Records Garage Sale: 1997-2003 (2003), with Bill Chambers and others
  • Texas (2005)
  • In the House (2006)
  • Lost Men and Angry Girls (2007)
  • Billabong Song (2009), EP
  • "Write Out Loud" songbook (2010)
  • Come Find Me (2011)
  • Resurrection Moon (2012)
  • Wood (EP) 2012
  • Tonk (2013)
  • "Tonk: Live in Nashville" DVD (2013)
  • "Hey Warden" (2015) EP

ARIA nominations[edit]

Two of Auld-Mezera's albums have been nominated for awards by the Australian Recording Industry Association.[2]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2001 The Fallen Best Country Album Nominated
2005 Texas Best Country Album Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Audrey Auld Mezera at allmusic
  2. ^ a b c Reckless Records biography
  3. ^ "Singer-songwriter Audrey Auld dies at 51". The Tennessean. August 10, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Tributes: Auld, Audrey (Mrs Daniel Mezera)". The Mercury (Hobart). August 11, 2015. Retrieved August 11, 2015. 

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