Starting out in music, art or dance can be hard. What’s more challenging is continuing to push forward when everything seems to be stacked against you. We teamed up with three inspirational ambassadors who have met the same challenges earlier in their careers.
Amy Shark is an Australian indie pop singer-songwriter and producer. In 2016 Amy released her single “Adore” and in January 2017 it took the out 2nd place in the Triple J hottest 100. Amy is about to release her newest album “Love Monster” in July 2018 with her latest single “I Said Hi” hitting number 1 on iTunes.
How would you describe your daily style?
A:Very casual, I like vintage sports T’s and sweaters
What is your favourite brand at Platypus Shoes?
A: I love all platypus shoes but there’s some hectic looking nikes and adidas out atm
As a child, what did you imagine you’d be doing now?
A:I thought I’d be married to Leonardo Dicaprio and acting along side him as a Hollywood power couple.
When you’re not singing what could we find you doing?
A:Fishing, watching movies or playing arcade basketball
What do you love most about what you do?
A: I love travelling the world with my mates and playing my songs to all walks of life.
What has been your favourite moment in your career so far?
A: Winning 2 aria awards and playing Splendour in the Grass
Was there a moment in your career when you felt you were DISCOVERED?
A: The second I came 2nd in Triple J’s Hottest 100
Why did you want to get involved with Platypus Shoes & #DISCOVERSERIES?
A: I love that in every house all over the world there are talented people creating art and we should all be doing our best to discover them! This is an exciting series to be involved in.
How do you think an aspiring artist will benefit from #DISCOVERSERIES?
A: Knowledge is power and by talking to people whom have been through it, you will already have a leg up on many others battling through the industry.
If you could give one important piece of advice to any aspiring artist reading this, what would it be?
A: Be honest with yourself and make sure you are doing it for the right reasons.
For the winner of our Instagram Competition, can you give an insight into what your mentoring session will involve?
A: A few laughs and a chance to hopefully learn some knowledge that i’ve picked up along the way, it should be fun
FAST 5 in 5!
CD Album or Record? CD -they’re coming back!
Intimate gig or Festival stage? both
Monochrome or Multicolour? Mono
Early bird or Night Owl? Night owl
Sneakers or Boots? Both