Nominated for Best New Talent at the 2017 Golden Guitar awards, Michael Waugh gives a profound new voice to the Australian experience. His insightful storytelling cuts to the emotional heart of everyday life. A unique, intelligent and emotionally charged performer, Waugh has been compared to the honesty and power of Australian folk and country legends, Mick Thomas, Paul Kelly and John Williamson. He is uniquely Australian and genuine – the real deal.
Michael’s debut album, ‘What We Might Be’ was nominated for Best Country Album 2016 in The Age, Music Victoria Awards. The album was launched to a sell out room at the Melbourne Folk Club. The record, produced by multiple Golden Guitar and ARIA award winner, Shane Nicholson, has impressed critics:
"with this one record Waugh has done enough to add himself to the list of archetypical Aussie singer-songwriters” (Four star review, Paul Smith, The Sydney Morning Herald)
"a flawless collection of beautiful songs" (Allan Caswell, Country Music Capitol News)