TV Is My Parent

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TV Is My Parent
Sia, TV Is My Parent cover.jpg
Video by Sia Furler
Released 19 May 2009 (2009-05-19)
Recorded 12 September 2007
Venue Hiro Ballroom
(New York City, New York)
Genre Electronic, pop rock[1]
Length 95:00[2]
Label Hear Music

TV Is My Parent is the first video release by Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler, released in May 2009 through Starbucks' record label Hear Music.[1] The album features a live concert recorded at the Hiro Ballroom in New York City in 2007, four music videos and additional "behind the scenes" footage.[3] The DVD was released following Sia's previous studio album Some People Have Real Problems (2008) and Live from Sydney EP, released digitally via iTunes also in May 2009.[3]

TV Is My Parent earned Sia the 2009 ARIA Music Award for Best Music DVD. Some online music stores offered the DVD as a bonus with the purchase of her greatest hits album Best Of... (2012).[4][5]


TV Is My Parent is 95 minutes in length and consists of a live concert filmed at the Hiro Ballroom in New York City on 12 September 2007, four music videos and other "behind the scenes" footage.[2][3]


TV Is My Parent earned Sia the 2009 ARIA Music Award for Best Music DVD.[6] Sia was surprised by her win, stating: "I so didn't expect to win. I didn't even have my shoes on. Am I the first person in ARIA history to accept an award shoeless?"[7]

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  1. ^ a b "TV Is My Parent". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Sia: TV is My Parent (2009)". Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sia to release first DVD and live EP". NME. United Kingdom: IPC Media. 1 May 2009. ISSN 0028-6362. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Lyon, Robert. "Album Review: Sia – Best Of (2012 LP)". Australia: Heath Media. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Best Of... (Bonus DVD) – Sia". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Winners by Year: 2009". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Awards: The Highlights!, Empire, Ladyhawke, AC/DC, Jess Mauboy and More..." MTV Australia. 25 November 2009. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 

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