Our guest today is Cass Hopetoun.Growing up Idolising the likes of Delta Goodrem as a child, Cass began to learn to play the piano and take up regular singing lessons. Her voice is one that bears traces to the likes of some of the great country singers like Dolly Parton and Brandy Clark.
Her debut single ‘Shots’ was released in late March 2020, co-written with Country artist Blake Dantier and produced by Matt Fell reached #4 on the Australian Country Music Airplay Charts and has been streamed over 130 000 times on Spotify. Her sophomore single ‘Typical Bride’ toppled Taylor Swift off the top spot of the Australian Country Airplay Charts, claiming the #1 spot in late 2020. One year post her first release Cass has released a new single ‘Who Needs Hawaii’
She attended the 2021 Tamworth Songwriters Association Awards and won ‘Best New Talent’ and ‘Best Ballad’ with songs co-written with fellow country music artist Blake Dantier. In 2021 less than 12 months after her first commercial release, she was almost nominated for her first Golden Guitar for ‘Best New Talent’ –
An artist with a firm message about resilience and aiming for your dreams in spite of what adversities life might throw your way are the messages Cass is conveying.