Australia: Isaiah joins artists in confronting domestic violence

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Australian Eurovision 2017 representative Isaiah Firebrace joins a host of Australian artists in musically battling domestic violence.

The charity single You’re the voice features Isaiah, Archie Roach, Kate Ceberano, Katie Noonan, Troy Cassar-Daley, and Montaigne.

You’re the voice is dedicated to the creation of awareness about domestic violence, with all profits going to DVConnect, who provide crisis response for victims of domestic and family violence in Queensland. The single is a joint production of the Queensland Music Festival and the Sony Foundation Australia.

As is stated with the single:

QMF Artist Director, Katie Noonan reached out to the Sony Foundation with the idea of bringing together Australian music stars to raise funds with this single alongside a monumental musical event as part of this year’s program, You’re The Voice. This event will culminate in a moving, mass rendition with a 2000-strong choir singing John Farnham’s powerful anthem at 5pm on Saturday 29 July at Brisbane’s South Bank Piazza, a fitting finale to the 2017 Queensland Music Festival, with all Australian’s open to register to participate at

The single may be purchased here.

Enjoy You’re the voice, featuring Isaiah:

About Isaiah

Isaiah Firebrace (Moama, New South Wales, 1999) is an Australian artist of Aboriginal heritage, his father being of Yorta Yorta descent, his mother being of Gunditjmara descent.

His musical breakthrough came when he won the eighth season of the popular TV-show The X Factor Australia in November 2016. His debut single It’s gotta be you charted in Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden. His debut album Isaiah was released in December 2016, also to international acclaim.

Isaiah was internally selected by Australian broadcaster SBS to represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. In the Grand Final the singer eventually reached a respectable 9th place, earning 173 points with his entry Don’t come easy.

Watch Isaiah Firebrace perform Don’t come easy during the Grand Final of Eurovision 2017: