Rene Geyer to play at the Twin Towns Services Club on Friday.
Rene Geyer to play at the Twin Towns Services Club on Friday.

Renee Geyer says love is the secret to her success

AUSTRALIA'S own blues queen Renee Geyer is preparing to blow the ears off her audience at Twin Town Services Club.

On Friday, the blues diva will perform tracks from her new album Swing with an 18 piece brass band.

"It's a bit different than I normally do," she said.

"I've played at Twin Towns many times before but never with the 18 piece band."

Despite the singer saying her 2013 album Swing was different to her previous recordings, it still encapsulated her usual rhythm and blues sound.

I just do what I do and I must be pretty good at it, saying that as humbly as I can.

"I thought I'd have a go at the big band," she said.

"I adore anything from the 60s like.... Frank Sinatra...I wanted to make it brand new and give it a raw sound."

Despite having 25 albums, she said she didn't bask in her success.

"I don't sit and ponder it everyday," she said.

"I just do what I do and I must be pretty good at it, saying that as humbly as I can."

Geyer said she's worked very hard in the last 40 years to get where she is today.

"I like what I do," she said.

"I'm a musician at heart and the secret to my success is love."

Now in her 60s Geyer said she preferred to take her time when touring, she rarely preforms two nights in a row.

"It's not as hardcore," she said.

"I've been doing this a very long time."

Things have changed immensely since she was first on the road playing night after night in a bid to make a name for herself in the competitive music industry.

"I still have to promote things," she said.

"But I don't have to spend every single day doing it."

Geyer claims she only has one lucky charm that's led her to success.

"My throat is my lucky charm," she said.

"It gets me through and even if I am sick I'll still go on."

This Friday's show promises to be a good one with tracks both new and old being performed.

Tickets are $45 call 1800 014 014 to book.



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