Velvet Bloom


Posted on: May 6th, 2022

Following on from last year’s beckoning soul jam Run, which introduced an anticipated debut body of work, Melbourne soul initiates Velvet Bloom returned in stunning form in 2022 with their sultry titular single ‘Glimmer.

Now, the five piece, led by front-woman Maddy Herbert are thrilled to reveal the entirety of their debut EP, Glimmer. Out now via local label Cousin Will RecordsGlimmer is as shiny and ethereal as its title suggests—serving a lavish feast of indie soul and R&B delights.


With a voice and energy that emits an earnest, heart stirring warmth, Maddy Herbert is a captivating live performer and a truly commanding frontwoman. Backed by a stellar live band of Alex MarkoAnthony Rennick, Miguel Hutton and Nic Morton with backing vocals from Quin Grunden and Bridie EnglishVelvet Bloom have quickly earned their stripes as one of the most exciting additions to Melbourne soul’s bursting frontline.


The five piece are heading back to the live stage for a run of East Coast shows hitting up Forster, Brisbane, Sydney, Beechworth, Adelaide and Melbourne, with Herbert also playing solo in Canberra. Do not miss your chance to catch this captivating live act on the rise when they roll into a town near you.

Hear Maddy from Velvet Bloom join us on The Music Weekly live in the studio to unpack the new EP ahead of their show in Sydney:

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