An Albion Park teenage singer/songwriter has signed a publishing deal with a UK-based company.
Following his Unearthed Feature artist and Triple J spot rotation, Aodhan (Aidan Whitehall), 16, has announced his signing with Communion Publishing, the publishing division of Communion Music.
Communion Music is an independent record label, publisher and live promoter based in London.
As a label and publisher it has worked with the likes of Michael Kiwanuka, Matt Corby, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Ben Howard and Bear's Den.
As a live promoter its current roster includes George Ezra, Daughter, Bastille, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats, Sam Fender and more.
"I've been a fan of lots of Communion artists over the years and am absolutely stoked to now be a part of the team," Aodhan said.
Jamie Emsell, managing director of Communion said they were focused on working with songwriters with something to say and an original way of saying it.
"Despite his young age, Aodhan is already that and we are very proud to be joining his team and playing a supportive role in his further development as a writer and artist."
Issuing his first self-produced singles in 2019, the Dharawal singer/songwriter won JJJ's Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative with his song When Your Eyes Speak.
As part of his prize, he won a mentoring day at school with ARIA Award winning singer/songwriter Josh Pyke last September.
Earlier this year, Aodhan released Drive, the track which he collaborated on with musical hero Pyke and was produced by JP Fung.
Pyke co-wrote the new track with Aodhan, the latter also playing the instruments.
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