Karen Lee Andrews has reconnected with her guitar, hitting new strides and a new style, which can only be described as Oceanic Blues. And now this commanding Polynesian woman of soul is back with her own original music and new EP, Far from Paradise. Her sound is an exceptional blend of American Blues and Soul. The roots of the sound are gritty guitar, glowing valves, lush tremolo and deep reverb in a distinctively fluid Oceanic expression.
Growing up around her mother’s large Polynesian family instilled in her the role of music in bringing people together. A powerful and rich voice that carries the mood and tones of love, pain and the blues.
With crowd-pleasing performances at events such as Summer Sounds, Blues at Broadbeach and NYE at the House, Karen Lee has become a festival favourite and is also in demand as a support act for acclaimed international artists, such as Ricky Martin, Jessica Mauboy and Grammy-nominated vocalist Gregory Porter.