Cassady Southern is an Australian singer songwriter who had written and recorded two EPs:
“Don’t Ask Me”, released in 2012, featured the talents of Peter Northcote, Dario Bortolin and Cassady's father John, among others. It contained four original tracks and a cover of the Stones classic "No Expectations". The EP received radio airplay around the country and the opening track “Why didn't you want me?” a finalist in the Rock category of the 2013 MusicOz Awards.
“Heart” followed in 2016. Containing four new original tracks, "Heart" featured blues extraordinaire Wolf Mail and Reuben Alexander, and was recorded by Nick Franklin and produced by Nick and Daniel Vanda."Heart". It was played on radio across both Australia and internationally, and featured on the top 100 Triple J Unearthed Charts.
Cassady employs storytelling in her heartfelt lyrics which evoke timeless themes of love and loss and life. Some songs are upbeat rock and some are more mellow but what 'strings' them together are strong melodies supported by excellent rhythm and instrumentation. You can catch her with Cassady Southern and the Band of Mercy as well as doing smaller acoustic shows. She is currently studying music production and will be releasing new material in 2020.