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Published on April 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor


Australia’s Doolie Delivers Brooding Taste Of R&B Electronica With ‘2:20’ featuring Charlie Threads




Blending pop, R&B and electronica, 20-year-old Queensland singer-songwriter Doolie (Doolie Shadforth) delivers her debut release on etcetc with ‘2:20’, a song co-written with Melbourne producer GXNXVS (Lastlings, Banoffee, OKBADLANDS) and featuring Melbourne rapper Charlie Threads.


‘2:20’ tells the story of late night texts, rendezvous and the vulnerability of a relationship’s early stages, with Doolie’s vocal sliding over brooding beats. Music to DM to, this track is an anthem for anyone up at 2:20 in the morning with someone on your mind.

On the release, Doolie said, “2:20 is about being on the same page as somebody who you like and who likes you back. The process of this song was so amazing; it was my first time being thrown into a session with someone I had never met before, and my first time having someone really cool like Charlie Threads feature on my track!”

Joining Doolie in a moment of equal reflection is a verse from young Melbourne rapper Charlie Threads. Threads offers an earnest perspective with his signature style and joins Doolie in the final chorus, bringing that nostalgic R&B flavour to full effect.

Charlie Threads adds “’2:20’ for me had me hooked for real. I really knew where it could go when I heard the demo. Doolie is so fire, that voice bro! Everybody relates to missing someone, I guess we equally tapped in to that. This was also an opportunity for me to showcase the fact I’m really not ‘just a rapper’, I’m multi-layered and I’m glad Doolie and her team saw that and got me on the joint, we got another one!”

Since establishing her recordings career at the age of 17, Doolie is riding high after an extraordinary 2018, featuring on releases from Paces (‘Don’t Run’) and POOLCLVB (‘Freefall’), and performing live at festivals like Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival and Big Pineapple. ‘2:20’ is the first taste of new music from Doolie since her 2017 single ‘KØLD’, which saw support from triple j, triple j Unearthed and Rage.

etcetc Music is thrilled to announce Doolie has been signed to the label, joining artists like CLYPSO, PNAU, Kilter and Donatachi on its roster.

On the signing, Aden Mullens, General Manager of etcetc said, “Since being introduced to Doolie in 2017, we’ve jumped at opportunities to work with her. Since then she’s proven to be a great writer, a powerful performer, and we feel, an obvious talent who has a bright future in recordings. We are very proud to welcome Doolie to the etcetc family”.

Doolie adds, “It’s so amazing to have the support of such an incredible team who have the same vision for me as I do. I’m so excited to be joining a team of super workers and super artists at etcetc!”


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