Feature: Breaking the Ice with Hannah Blackburn

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Photo by Freia Lily

Melbourne-based artist Hannah Blackburn recently shared her superb brand new track 'Tiny Car'. Along with releasing her new single, she's currently up in Brisbane playing at BIGSOUND 2019 (you can catch Hannah playing Empire Hotel tonight between 10:00PM - 10:30PM). Before she left for Brisbane, she answered some quick-fire q's for us.

What have you been up to today?
Today has been my Bigsound prep day, emails and practise.

Last song you listened to?
'You’re Not Always On My Mind' by Quivers

Best gift you've ever received?
I love getting gifted surprise snacks. That always goes down very well.

Best book you've read?
Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Dream holiday spot?
Anywhere with the sun at the moment!

What kind of secret society would you start?
Well, this would make it not a secret anymore...

Favourite dinosaur?
I thought Cera in The Land Before Time was really sweet, and I’d like to be her friend, so a Triceratops.

When you survive the apocalypse, what will be your first job?
I’ve never really given this much thought, to be honest. I guess I would go looking for sad dogs.

Last Youtube video you watched?
Julia Jacklin’s Comfort video clip (made by Nick McKinlay) SO good.

Have you ever texted the wrong person?
Yes. awkward.

Favourite director?
Richard Curtis

Three pet peeves?
Loud chewing, when people change the song instead of queuing their song up next, car alarms.

Last dream that you can remember?
I had a dream the other night that I ate maple syrup on sourdough bread. I just sat there and ate it. Not incredibly imaginative, however, very relaxing.

Favourite hiding spot?
Under the bed is always a classic.

Favourite music video?
Merpire’s Lately clip. Also made by Nick McKinlay. So so so good

What ice cream flavour would you invent?
Egg flavour

What planet would you move to?
I’d love to stay on earth if we could all be a bit better at taking care of it

Favourite soundtrack?
School Of Rock

Title of your future memoir?
Hey, Shit Happens

Dream place to play a show?
I’ve been busting at the seams to get to Frank’s Wild Years in Thirroul. I hear it’s a little tiny music lovers haven that has a very unique special feel about it and goes off.

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