Riley Pearce

Humble by nature, Riley Pearce has an undeniable gift of leaving you respectfully in awe. The alt-folk artist, based in Perth, Australia truly follows an honest brand of songwriting. The raw, often haunting, vocals of Pearce embody well-crafted songs that express a journey of self-discovery and heartfelt truth.

Drawing inspiration from his musical heroes Paul Dempsey, Jose Gonzalez and Justin Vernon, Pearce is able to offer something in the middle. With a voice reminiscent of the Bruce Springsteen solo era, there’s a wise and nostalgic timber to the songs and his soothing expressions of inner thought make you understand why. Describing his own music as “break up songs for couples on a date… or vice versa”, Pearce’s love of the reflective songs leaves you staring out the window in a pensive yet enjoyable state.

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