Artist feature

Owen Blundell

Yodelling, harmony and guitar!

Owen is multi-talented with his character sketches, yodelling, and harmony vocals all backed up by his rhythm and lead guitar picking.

His sometimes eccentric approach to live performances keeps the audience enthralled.

Owen is based in the Snowy Mountains Region and has been the recipient of multiple music awards during his career whilst recording numerous albums and CD’s.

More about Owen

Owen Blundell guitar

Owen began to be successful in the mid-1980s, was a five-time finalist at the Australian Country Music Awards in the Male Vocalist category, and received an award from APRA for a most-played country song.

Blundell is from the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales. and has toured Australia and New Zealand and appeared on the television programs Sixty Minutes and The Ray Martin Show.

Blundell has recorded 14 albums. He also writes songs, yodels, and does impersonations, listing Jimmy Barnes and Black Sabbath as two of his influences.

He was brought to the attention of Triple M's Wil & Lehmo show, where Lehmo's mother mistook singer Ben Lee for him in a segment of Can Lehmo's Mum guess who the celebrity is?

Albums

Changing Ways
Could I have this Dance
From the Heart of the Mountains
I Can't Help Myself
Loaded and Live

The Rambler Comes Home
The Snowy Mountain Yodeller
The Spirit of Gospel
Still Flying Free
Double Trouble

Owen Blundell - Changing Ways
Owen Blundell - Duelling Yodellers
Owen Blundell - From the Heart of the Mountains
Owen Blundell - Live in Longreach
Owen Blundell - Still Flying Free
Owen Blundell - The Rambler comes Home
Owen Blundell - The Snowy Mountain Yodeller

Awards

The Tamworth Songwriters Association (TSA) is an annual songwriting contest since 1986 for original country songs. Awards are presented in January at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Blundell has won three awards.

YearNominee / WorkAwardResult
1988Owen BlundellNew Songwriter AwardWon
1998Owen BlundellSongmaker AwardAwarded
2003"I've Had Eggs for Breakfast" by Owen BlundellComedy/Novelty Song of the YearWon