Brooke Singer of French for Rabbits
About the Mentor
Brooke Singer is known for her work as a publicist and mentor to folk musicians (Jess Chambers, Amiria Grenell, Matthew Pickering) and is a wealth of knowledge on music funding, social media, promotion and DIY touring. She can offer insight into songwriting, how to survive as an indie musician, publishing and more.
She currently writes and performs as half of the dream pop duo French for Rabbits that have been pioneers of atmospheric, delicate dream-pop in New Zealand for six years (taking cues from Cloudboy before them). Now Wellington based, the band started out as duo in the small coastal township of Waikuku Beach and have since received international acclaim for their emotionally evocative music.
In 2017, the band toured Europe for the fifth time, released their well-received second album ‘The Weight of Melted Snow' in New Zealand, were handpicked to open for Lorde and topped 11 million listens on Spotify. They have previously toured with Danish pianist and composer Agnes Obel, and featured on TV series' including The Vampire Diaries, and Being Human.
In 2019 their album received its international release on Fat Possum affiliated, Muscle Beach Records on 25 January. The band will tour the USA and SXSW in March.