Sarah is different to all of the other current new acts coming onto the country music scene. She has strength and grit in her voice and songwriting that stands above the rest.
- Catherine Britt
Raised on Cat Stevens, Patty Griffin and Neil Young, Sarah Leete is a no bullshit country artist with honest songwriting and an incredible voice.
Born and bred on the Central Coast, Sarah Leete went Country, and now calls the small town of Baan Baa in the Narrabri Shire home. After winning The Moree Superstar in 2015, she attended The Academy of Country Music in Tamworth on a scholarship the following year. She was awarded a Young Regional Artist Scholarship to record her debut EP just 8 months later.
Sarah released her first single 'Safe' in September 2017 and followed with the release of her EP. The work was produced by Catherine Britt and released in November 2017. Safe reached #11 on the My Country Australia chart, and saw Sarah promote her album across the Country, featuring on Saturday Night Country with Felicity Urquhart, Skipi TV and Graziher Magazine.
She has toured extensively through regional Australia, on her 'Central Australia Tour (2016 and 2018) and has headlined her EP release tour (2017/18) which concluded with her own show at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2018. In February 2018 she embarked on her first Victoria Tour (The Way Down South Tour) and in August 2018 was part of Gympie Muster's Emerging Artist Showcase. She has shared the stage with the likes of Catherine Britt, Bill Chambers and Fanny Lumsden.
Sarah launched an Australian Country Music Industry Podcast in 2018, Miss Independent, where she interviews Artists and industry experts shine some light on what it takes to be a successful Independent Musician.
2019 kicked off with her biggest Tamworth Country Music Festival to date, and has seen Sarah join The Viper Creek Band on some dates of their 'Beautiful Destruction' Album Launch Tour.
Sarah is now writing for her anticipated debut album.
Her sound is classic, comforting country at its best!
- Music Love