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Lucinda by Copperline – Video Premiere

9 November 2022 | 10:18 am | Mallory Arbour

'Lucinda' is out now!

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Penned by Copperline frontman Brad Christmas, Lucinda is a touching tribute to the much-loved daughter he lost all too soon. 

Since its release in February, the song has received widespread national airplay, reaching #37 on the Countrytown Hot 50 Country Airplay Chart and has garnered over 100,000k streams on Spotify.

“This is probably the most deeply personal song I’ve ever written,” Brad said at the time of release. “A gift to my little girl whose stay in this world was all too brief, but still meant the world to us. A reminder to her that she’ll always be in our hearts.”

The music video, premiering today exclusively on Countrytown, was shot by film maker Jackson Samuel and stars actor Ali Gallagher and her partner Michael Clark. The final product is a moving exploration of love, loss, friendship and hope, all set in a pristine South Coast backdrop.

Brad added, “This is a really special song to me, and I really wanted the film clip to capture the emotion in it. Ali, Michael and Jackson did such an amazing job of bringing it to life. They exceeded all my expectations. I’m really proud of what we were able to make. It’s a fitting tribute to the song and Lucinda.”


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Known for their witty, thought provoking and honest storytelling, Lucinda is the first single from the alt-country band's new Borrowed, Broken and Blue album, and was produced by ARIA and Golden Guitar winner, Shane Nicholson at his Sound Hole Studio on the NSW Central Coast.

Copperlinehave had a storied career to date, with the 2018 release of their debut album Rusty Fords and Weatherboardsdelivering singles Woman’s Touch, King of this Country, Please Don’t Cryand Next Year, gaining new listeners and extensive airplay across the country. Their richly evocative music has seen them receive 7 x Australian Songwriters Associationnominations, and 2 x Tamworth Songwriters Associationnominations.  

Aside from his role in Copperline, Brad is also a highly sought-after session musician, playing in Steve Kilbey’s band The Church. A qualified teacher, he spent time teaching English through music to students in Japan. 

On returning to Australia, Brad enlisted band members of Copperline - Richie Gosling and Gareth Richards - to create a children’s act called The DoDaDums. With performances at events including the Teddy Bear’s Picnic, The Royal Easter Show and Kids Day Out, The DoDaDums have also appeared on Seven’s Sunrise, and created a pilot for a television program on ABC TV.

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