After a successful sell-out season during 2016, iconic performances Vika Bull and Debra Byrne are back for five shows only to perform Tapestry – The Songs of Carole King at the Arts Centre Melbourne from 4 to 7 May, 2017.
Carole King’s Tapestry album was released in 1971 is celebrating its 45th anniversary. It celebrated No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for 15 weeks with more over 25 million copies sold worldwide.
Featuring some of Australia’s finest musicians, The Brill Band will again accompany Vika and Debra.
Tapestry is considered one of the most important pop albums of the 20th century, producing the mega hits I Feel the Earth Move, You’ve Got A Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, It’s Too Late and Will You Love Me Tomorrow.
Vika Bull has established herself as one of Australia’s most powerful female voices performing alongside her sister Linda, The Black Sorrows, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Sting, Joe Cocker, Paul Kelly, Renee Geyer, John Farnham, Hunters & Collectors, Tim Finn, Kasey Chambers, John Butler and Dan Sultan. Since 2013, Vika has been performed At Last: The Etta James Story around Australia.
Debra Byrne is an Australian music icon who’s been performing since the age of 14. She was chosen as one of six original team members of Young Talent Time. At 16 Debra had won a Logie and the Queen of Pop award and had a single at number one for seven weeks. She found her love of musical theatre performing in Cats, Jerry’s Girls, Les Miserables, Hot Shoe Shuffle and Sunset Boulevard. Having recorded three solo albums and has starred in many Australian television series, most recently as Judy Moran in Fat Tony and Co.
Who better to perform the songs of Tapestry – The Songs of Carole King than Vika and Linda who have had many years experience in the entertainment industry.