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Damien Leith

Damien Leith performing at the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Sydney, 2007.
Background information
Born January 18, 1976 (1976-01-18) (age 31)
Origin County Kildare, Ireland
Genre(s) Acoustic
Alternative
Pop
Occupation(s) Musician, Novelist, Chemist
Instrument(s) Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Label(s) Sony BMG Australia (2006–present)
Sony BMG Ireland
(2006–present)
Website Official Website

Damien Leo Leith (b. 18 January 1976, Dublin, Republic of Ireland) is an Irish Australian singer/songwriter. He was the winner of the Network Ten music contest Australian Idol 2006. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 630 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2190 × 2084 pixel, file size: 999 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... St. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Naas Code: KE Area: 1,693 km² Population (2006) 186,075 Website: www. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Unplugged be merged into this article or section. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... A chemist pours from a round-bottom flask. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... A short grand piano, with the lid up. ... Harry Belafonte singing, photograph by C. van Vechten Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with speech. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... The Sony BMG Music Entertainment logo. ... The Sony BMG Music Entertainment logo. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Dublin (disambiguation). ... Irish Australian is the third largest ethnic group in Australia, after Australian and English. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Network Ten, or Channel Ten, is one of Australias three major commercial television networks. ... Australian Idol 2006 was the fourth season of the Australian television series Australian Idol. ...


He was born in Ireland and now lives in Australia with his Australian wife, Eileen Stapleton, and their two sons, Jarvis Dion and Jagger Ramone.[1] Leith became an Australian citizen on 25 January 2007 taking the pledge from the Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard, in a nationally televised broadcast on Network Ten.[2] is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. ...


He had also released his debut album Where We Land on August 18, 2007. Where We Land is the first studio album by Irish Australian singer-songwriter Damien Leith. ...

Contents

Early life

Leith was born in Dublin and raised near the small village of Milltown in County Kildare, Ireland. His father travelled as part of his work as an engineer, and their family lived in countries including Libya and Botswana.[3] For other uses, see Dublin (disambiguation). ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Naas Code: KE Area: 1,693 km² Population (2006) 186,075 Website: www. ...


As a teenager he formed a family band, "Leaf", with his sister Aine and brothers Paul and Darren. Leaf recorded in New York and then again later under the new name "Releaf", with two new members Niall O'Luanaigh and Eoin King, which made an appearance in the Irish Top 100. This article is about the state. ...


After moving to Sydney, he played in a number of high profile venues, as front-man for the band, Revelate. His first Australian performance was at The Basement in Sydney's Circular Quay. This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Buildings and railway station at Circular Quay Circular Quay wharf and railway station as seen from an approaching Rivercat ferry. ...


Before auditioning for Australian Idol, Leith worked in Sydney as a chemist with Pharmalab utilising the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry he obtained from University College, Dublin and postgraduate experience within the Metallosupramolecular Research Group in the Chemistry Department of Trinity College, Dublin. For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin - more commonly University College Dublin (UCD) - is Irelands largest university, with over 20,000 students. ... For other institutions named Trinity College, see Trinity College. ...


Australian Idol

Only following determined coaxing by friends, Leith auditioned for the 4th series of Network Ten's Australian Idol along with some 25,000 other contestants. Network Ten, or Channel Ten, is one of Australias three major commercial television networks. ... Australian Idol is the Logie Award winning Australian version of the hit British TV show Pop Idol. ...


Leith was selected by the judges as one of the final 24 contestants, and was the first person voted into the competition's top 12 as the result of a nationwide viewer vote. He was praised by the show's judges for his falsetto technique, which he used regularly in performances. Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, false) is a singing technique that produces sounds that are pitched higher than the singers normal range, in the treble range. ...


For the first time, Australian Idol 2006 permitted contestants to perform with instruments, and Leith accompanied himself on guitar for his renditions of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game", Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", Alex Lloyd's "Never Meant to Fail" and Ben Harper's "Waiting On an Angel", and on piano for his rendition of Split Enz's "Message to My Girl". Leith also played piano for the non-competition round "Up Close and Personal" night, when he performed his original song "Sky". This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the song. ... Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. ... For other uses, see Hallelujah (disambiguation). ... For the British racing driver, see Alex Lloyd (racing driver). ... Benjamin Chase Ben Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American musician. ... Split Enz was a successful New Zealand band during the late 1970s and the early 1980s featuring brothers Tim Finn and Neil Finn. ...


Despite adverse comments from judges Mark Holden and Kyle Sandilands in relation to Leith's appearance and a performance of Kool and the Gang's "Celebration" on the "Disco" theme night, which drew ridicule from Holden, the judges' assessments of Leith's performances were usually positive with Holden labelling him a 'darkhorse' early in the competition. His renditions of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game", Roy Orbison's "Crying", Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" and Puccini's "Nessun Dorma" each earned Leith a "Touchdown" from Mark Holden, a gesture which has come to be regarded as Holden's ultimate accolade for an excellent performance. Sandilands also stated that the family of Roy Orbison had contacted the Australian Idol producers requesting a copy of Leith's performance of "Crying". He, however, was not expected by betting agency Centrebet, to win. Mark Holden (born 27 April 1954) is an Australian singer and television personality. ... Kyle Sandilands (born 10 June 1971) is an Australian radio host, best known for hosting with Jackie O the weekday morning radio program The Kyle and Jackie O Show and The Kyle and Jackie O Hour of Power. ... Kool & The Gang Kool & the Gang was a massively successful rhythm and blues and disco group. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the song. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Crying is a 1961 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and sung by Orbison. ... Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. ... For other uses, see Hallelujah (disambiguation). ... Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) was an Italian composer whose operas, including La bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, are among the most frequently performed in the standard repertoire. ... Nessun dorma is an aria from the final act of Giacomo Puccinis opera Turandot. ... Centrebet is an Australian bookmaker based in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. ...


Leith was the last contestant in the 2006 season to be in the bottom 3, until the top 5 verdict night on October 30. is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


On Sunday, November 26, during a live broadcast from the Sydney Opera House, Leith was announced the winner, over runner-up Jessica Mauboy. is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Jessica Hilda Mauboy (born August 4, 1989 in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia) is a singer. ...


At age 30, Leith became the second oldest winner (the oldest known Idol winner is Steeve Estatof of France, who won at age 31-years-old in 2004) of any Idol series in the World.


Australian Idol Performances

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Post-Idol

Leith signed a recording contract with Sony BMG and his debut single, "Night of My Life", was released as a paid digital download from Bigpond Music soon after the conclusion of the grand finale, with an official CD release on November 28, which included an original composition written and produced by Leith titled "Come to Me". Night of My Life is the title of the debut single for 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith. ... Telstra BigPond is Australias largest Internet service provider providing internet services such as ADSL2+, cable, dialup, satellite and wireless broadband (using EVDO and HSDPA under the Next G brand). ... is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The single was certified "Gold" (35,000 copies sold) within 72 hours of its release.[4] On December 3, 2006, the single debuted at #1 and continued to stay in that position for 4 weeks, having Platinum accreditation (70,000 copies shipped) awarded in the first week of release. is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ...


It was the fastest-selling debut single released during 2006, and also the most added song to radio.[5]


The video of "Night of My Life" debuted on national television on Saturday December 9, 2006. Set in the urban streets of Chippendale, New South Wales, the video was produced by Cutting Edge Productions. Night of My Life is the title of the debut single for 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith. ... Chippendale is a small inner suburb of Sydney, Australia, sandwiched between Broadway to the north and Cleveland Street to the south, and Sydney Central railway station to the east and the University of Sydney to the west. ...


Although with an official release date of December 9, on December 6, 2006, Leith's CD/DVD pack entitled The Winner's Journey with all his Idol performances and two original tracks began appearing in non-ARIA accredited stores. The release debuted at #3 with Platinum accreditation (70,000 copies shipped) on the ARIA Album Charts released on Sunday, December 10, 2006, and rose to #1 on the following week, with 89,000 units sold and certified platinum four times (280,000 copies shipped). It sold a 2006 record of 101,206 units in the pre-Christmas week and continued to stay in the same position of #1 for the next four weeks. The Winners Journey is a live album and DVD based on Australian Idol 2006 winner Damien Leiths performances on the show. ... The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ...


In late December 2006, Leith signed with Sony BMG Ireland and on January 18, 2007 "Night of My Life" entered the Top 10 singles chart in Ireland.[6] The next week it rose up two spots to the position of #8. is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Leith performed in a nationally televised concert, Australia Day Live, on the eve of Australia Day 2007, in the nation's capital, Canberra. Leith performed two songs, Peter Allen's "Tenterfield Saddler" with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, and "Night of My Life". For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


In late February 2007, Leith embarked on a two week, 14 show tour of major Australian East Coast cities. Labelled The Winner's Journey Tour, the concerts featured many of the songs performed by Leith during Australian Idol, as well as showcasing new original songs destined for his forthcoming studio album, including the folk/acoustic piece "Song for Jarvis", dedicated to his son, and "Beautiful", a band piece written by Leith during his trip to Ireland after winning Australian Idol.


On 22 February 2007, Leith was presented with two ARIA No. 1 Chart Awards for his first single "Night of My Life" and first album The Winner's Journey. These awards are presented to Australian arists whose singles and albums reach no. 1 on the ARIA national single and album charts over the thirteen months from December 2005 to December 2006. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... Night of My Life is the title of the debut single for 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith. ... The Winners Journey is a live album and DVD based on Australian Idol 2006 winner Damien Leiths performances on the show. ... The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ...


In March 2007, Leith again performed "Night of My Life" and was nominated for "Spankin' New Artist" and "Best Male Artist" awards at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007. On 29 April, 2007 the winners were announced, unfortunately Damien was unsuccessful. The MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007 was broadcast live from Acer Arena on 29 April 2007 on MTV Australia. ...


On May 30 2007, Damien and his wife welcomed their second son, Jagger Ramone Leith, into the world. is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


On 9 July 2007, Leith was nominated for a 2007 Helpmann Award in the category of Best Performance in an Australian Contemporary Concert (other nominees are David Campbell, Kylie Minogue and Olivia Newton-John). The annual Helpmann Awards recognise distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in the many disciplines of Australia's vibrant live performance sectors, including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, classical music, dance and physical theatre. The Helpmann Awards, named in honour of Sir Robert Helpmann and to commemorate his memory and achievements, are similar to the Tony Awards on Broadway and the Olivier Awards in London. The winners were announced at a ceremony on Monday 6 August, unfortunately Damien was unsuccessful. David Campbell (born August 6, 1973 in South Australia) is an Australian singer and stage performer. ... Kylie Ann Minogue (pronounced [1]) (born May 28, 1968) is a Brit and Grammy award-winning Australian pop singer-songwriter and actress. ... Olivia Newton-John AO OBE (born 26 September 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated English-born Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress. ...


In early November 2007, Leith performed "22 Steps" on the TV soap opera "Neighbours".


Where We Land and One More Time

Leith's second single "22 Steps" was released to Australian radio on June 22, 2007 and then was in stores on July 21[7], which debut and peaked at #11 on the ARIA Singles Chart. The studio album Where We Land followed and was released on August 18, 2007. It debuted at number one on August 27 in the ARIA Albums Chart. This is his second number one album within seven months. Damien is also the first Australian Idol winner to score two consecutive #1 albums.[8] Leith had an appearance on Rove on 26th August 2007[9] and he performed live during the semi-finals of Australian Idol 2007 on 30th August.[10] The second single from the album is "All I Want Is You"[11], which he performed on the October 8th verdict show on Australian Idol 2007. 22 Steps is a song recently released by Australian singer-songwriter Damien Leith and is the first single from his forthcoming debut studio album. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Where We Land is the first studio album by Irish Australian singer-songwriter Damien Leith. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... Australian Idol is the Logie Award winning Australian version of the hit British TV show Pop Idol. ... Rove, formerly Rove Live is a Logie Award winning Australian weekly television talk show hosted by and named after Perth-born comedian Rove McManus. ... Australian Idol 2007 is the fifth season of Australian Idol which premiered on August 5, 2007 on Network Ten. ... Australian Idol 2007 is the fifth season of Australian Idol which premiered on August 5, 2007 on Network Ten. ...


Leith will embark on a national Where We Land tour around Australia, performing his own material from the album, which will begin in November.[12] The original schedule of the tour only included venues located along the east coast, but it was announced on September 28 that the tour will be extended to include Adelaide and Perth.[11] is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ...


During February 2007, Leith signed a book deal with Australian publishers, Harper Collins. His first novel, written three years before entering Australian Idol, has been described by Leith as a psychological thriller set in Nepal. The novel is titled One More Time and it was released on October 1, 2007.[10] Collins was a Scottish printing company founded by a schoolmaster, William Collins, in Glasgow in 1819. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


In October 2007, Leith was nominated for 3 Australian ARIA Music Awards including; "Best Breakthrough Single" and "Highest Selling Single" for Night of My Life, which he was unsuccessful in. He was also nominated for "Highest Selling Album" for The Winner's Journey, which he won. The 21st Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) will be held on October 28, 2007 at the Acer Arena at the Sydney Olympic Park complex, thus continuing the previous years innovation of televising the awards on Sunday evening. ... Night of My Life is the title of the debut single for 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith. ... The Winners Journey is a live album and DVD based on Australian Idol 2006 winner Damien Leiths performances on the show. ...


Discography

Albums

Statistics Singles
The Winner's Journey
  • Released: December 9, 2006
  • Peak chart positions:
  • Australian sales: 280,000+
  • ARIA certification: 4x Platinum [14]
  • "Night of My Life"
Where We Land
  • "22 Steps"
  • "All I Want Is You"

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Singles

Year Song Chart positions[17] Album
Australia Ireland
2006 "Night of My Life" 1 8 The Winner's Journey
2007 "22 Steps" 11 - Where We Land
"All I Want Is You" - -

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Awards and recognition

Year Award-giving Body Award Result
2007 ARIA Award Highest Selling Single (Night Of My Life) Nominated
2007 ARIA Award Highest Selling Album (The Winner's Journey) Won
2007 ARIA Award Breakthrough Artist Single (Night Of My Life) Nominated
2007 Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA No. 1 Chart Award - Single (Night Of My Life) Won
2007 Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA No. 1 Chart Award - Album (The Winner's Journey) Won
2007 MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007 Spankin' New Artist Nominated
2007 MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007 Best Male Artist Nominated
2007 Helpmann Awards 2007 Best Performance in an Australian Contemporary Concert Nominated
2007 Helpmann Awards 2007 The Harbour Agency, Best Australian Contemporary Concert Nominated

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References

  1. ^ Oz Idol Damien Leith's baby joy. Retrieved on December 18, 2006.
  2. ^ Irish Leith enjoying life as Aussie Idol (AAP 2006). Retrieved on November 28, 2006.
  3. ^ Damien Leith Biography. Retrieved on November 27, 2006.
  4. ^ 'Night Of My Life' Goes Gold!. Retrieved on November 29, 2006.
  5. ^ Damien Leith - Latest News. Retrieved on December 5, 2006.
  6. ^ Ireland - Top Singles Chart. Retrieved on January 22, 2006.
  7. ^ Tune In This Friday For The Radio Debut Of Damien's New Single '22 Steps'. Retrieved on 19 June 2007.
  8. ^ Idol's Damien Leith debuts at No.1. Retrieved on August 27, 2007.
  9. ^ Damien Leith on Rove. Retrieved on August 27, 2007.
  10. ^ a b The Journey Continues. Retrieved on August 26, 2007.
  11. ^ a b Damien To Include Perth + Adelaide In His Tour!. Sony BMG. Retrieved on September 28, 2007.
  12. ^ Damien Leith packs his bags!. Retrieved on August 10, 2007.
  13. ^ "Damien Leith - chart peaks". Australian-charts. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2006 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
  15. ^ Damien Leith - Chart Positions; Where We Land. Retrieved on August 27, 2007.
  16. ^ Top 50 Albums Chart - Australian Record Industry Assocation. Retrieved on September 9, 2007.
  17. ^ Damien Leith - Music Charts. acharts.us. Retrieved on 2007-06-19.

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Preceded by
Kate DeAraugo
Australian Idol
Winner

Season 4 (2006)
Succeeded by
Natalie Gauci

 
 

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