Flowerkid

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Flowerkid
Birth nameFlynn Sant
OriginSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
Years active2018–present
LabelsWarner Music Australia
Websitewww.flowerkidmusic.com

Flynn Sant (born c.2001), known professionally as Flowerkid (stylised in all lowercase)[1] is an Australian producer, singer/songwriter from Sydney, New South Wales.[2]

His songs "Boy with the Winfields and the Wild Heart" and "Miss Andry" both received full rotation on Triple J in 2019.[3]

Early life[edit]

Flynn grew up in Western Sydney and left secondary school in year 10.[1]

Sant grew up in a Catholic household completing his sacraments at a young age. [4]

Personal life[edit]

Sant is a trans man.[5]

In an interview with the guardian, Sant says, “I was so little and all I could think was that I was a sinner. I was going to hell,” [6] in relation to his song “I Met The Devil At 4 Years Old”. He explains how his trauma affected his spirituality from a young age.

Musical style and influences[edit]

Sant cites Frank Ocean and Miley Cyrus as musical influences.[5]

There is a link between Sant and Billie as their shared manager was “blown away” by Sants production skills [7]

Career[edit]

Sant signed a worldwide record deal to Warner Music, Wonderlick, Parlophone and Atlantic Records in 2020.[8]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with year released and album name shown
Title Year Album
"Boy with the Winfields and the Wild Heart"[1] 2018 TBA
"Miss Andry"[9][10] 2020
"It's Happening Again"
(featuring Kučka)[11]
2021
"vodka orange juice"[12]

Albums[edit]

Albums, with year released
Title Year
everyone has a breaking point 2021

Awards and nominations[edit]

Rolling Stone Australia Awards[edit]

The Rolling Stone Australia Awards are awarded annually by the Australian edition of Rolling Stone magazine for outstanding contributions to popular culture in the previous year.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2021 "Miss Andry" Best Single Nominated[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Byrne, Declan (29 October 2019). "Meet Flowerkid, the 18yo whose first Unearthed upload is one of 2019's best". Triple J. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ Madden, Ben (21 September 2020). "Meet Flowerkid, the Sydney star in the making who is creating vulnerable pop". Cool Accidents. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  3. ^ Jenke, Tyler (21 October 2019). "Foals, Cub Sport, & King Princess lead this week's triple j playlist additions". The Industry Observer. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Flowerkid: 'I was so little and all I could think was that I was a sinner. I was going to hell'". the Guardian. 10 November 2021. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  5. ^ a b Ju, Shirley (16 October 2020). "Flowerkid / Meet the 19-year-old Sydney artist". Flaunt. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Flowerkid: 'I was so little and all I could think was that I was a sinner. I was going to hell'". the Guardian. 10 November 2021. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  7. ^ "19-Year-Old Sydney Artist Inks Multiple Global Deals: 'I Was Immediately Blown Away". The Music. Retrieved 16 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Brandle, Lars (14 September 2020). "Flowerkid announces global team, signs with Wonderlick and Warner Music". The Industry Observer. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  9. ^ Langford, Jackson (18 September 2020). "Flowerkid returns with powerful new single 'Miss Andry'". NME Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  10. ^ Fuamoli, Sose (18 September 2020). "First Spin: Flowerkid gets candid on haunting new single 'Miss Andry'". Triple J. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  11. ^ "It's Happening Again - Single on Apple Music". Apple Music. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  12. ^ "vodka orange juice - Single on Apple Music". Apple Music. 6 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  13. ^ "Tame Impala, Tash Sultana & Lime Cordiale lead Rolling Stone Australia Awards nominations". The Music Network. 19 February 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.

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