Jim Lawrie

After releasing his stunning album Eons in 2015, Jim Lawrie – Melbourne’s finest purveyor of heartbroken folk-rock, has returned in 2017 with his new album Slacker of the Year, a collection of songs written over the course of 18 months, covering themes of major change in his life throughout this time.

Jim has long been considered a staple of the Melbourne music scene, with his signature heartbroken style of storytelling – taking cues from some of his favourite writers such as Paul Kelly, Kurt Vile, Neil Finn, and Gillian Welch. Having played in a myriad of bands and written songs for over a decade, Jim’s trademark vocal purity and sincerity is always the focus of his records and his live performances, showcasing his own stunning take on the building blocks of classic rock and folk.