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Kasey Chambers

An Australian alternative country singer-songwriter.

She is the daughter of steel guitar player Bill Chambers, and the sister of musician and producer Nash Chambers.

In 1986, the family formed the Dead Ringer Band with Bill and Diane as the initial members and Kasey and Nash joining the band a year later.

By 1992, the band had become full time musicians with Bill Chambers writing many of the band's songs.

Bill Chambers wrote a song for Slim Dusty called "Things Just Aren't the Same on the Land" in 1992 which won the "Song of the Year" in the Country Music Awards.

Their first album "Red Desert Sky" was released in 1993 on the independent Import Records label.

The Dead Ringer Band signed with EMI shortly after and released their second album "Home Fires" in 1995.

Chambers recorded her solo album The Captain on Norfolk Island over a few weeks in late 1998 with Nash Chambers producing the album and Bill Chambers on guitar.

Chambers won the 1999 ARIA Award for "Best Country Album" for The Captain and a year later she would win "Best Female Artist".

She supported Emmylou Harris on her Australian tour. Chambers would receive further exposure when The Captain was played on an episode of HBO's The Sopranos.

Her single "Not Pretty Enough" went double platinum, "Barricades and Brickwalls" the album would achieve sales of 7*platinum in Australia.

Chambers had the best selling single and album by an Australian artist in 2002.

Please visit her web site at the above address for all information.

Thank you.

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