EDEN IRIS

 

EDEN IRIS

 
 

Eden is a singer songwriter from Auckland, New Zealand and described by Stan Walker and Daniel Bedingfield as a "true artist".

Beginning her songwriting career at age fifteen, Eden was sponsored by Laurie Williams Guitars and gained success throughout high school by receiving the SmokefreeRockquest National Women's Musicianship Award (2011) and the Play it Strange Peace Song Award (2011).

Eden's influences include Florence and the Machine, Stevie Nicks, Eva Cassidy, and Kate Bush. Her storytelling is driven by uplifting melodies, delivered with passion and conviction by a glittery voice, which at times possesses a raw bluesy feel. The acoustic guitar is a constant in Eden’s songs – maintaining her intimate folk singer/songwriter style when other elements such as electronic drums, synth, and electric guitar are added.  

Eden performs regularly in the New Zealand music scene - with both her six-piece band and solo with an acoustic guitar. In November 2013 she played support for UK songwriter Nik Kershaw's NZ tour, and has recently completed a national tour of New Zealand as the support act for Little Lapin.

Her debut EP Crying Birds was released on March 1st 2014 to glowing reviews.

Eden has just returned from Texas where she played at the SXSW Music Festival.