Leah Flanagan

Darwin, Australia
Country | Folk | Jazz | Pop | Soul
About Leah

Leah's heritage is a mix of Alyawarre, Italian and Irish. She is classically-trained.

Band: Leah Flanagan & The First Priorities. Members: Leah Flanagan (vocals, guitar), Toby Robinson (slide), Netanela Mizrahi (violin), Jimi Bonne (bass), Darryl Barba (drums).


The Indigenous music scene is so supportive, but I feel like I'm still breaking in to the rest of the country.

— Leah Flanagan

I was flabbergasted when I heard her and immediately offered her a gig.

— Peter Noble, founder East Coast Blues and Roots Festival
Leah Flanagan and band
Leah Flanagan and band.


Album formats explained

Album formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Leah Flanagan Band

3 November 2008
  1. Sly
  2. Out All Night
  3. Stolen Child (feat. Emily Lubitz)
  4. Before The Fall
  5. Tipsy Tango
  6. Intro - Violin
  7. Pretty Girls
  8. Sky Show
  9. Sundays
  10. The Seasons
  11. Pearls
  12. Burn My Suit
  13. This World
  14. Melville Island Song

Nirvana Nights

26 August 2010
  1. Goodbye
  2. First Class Lovers
  3. Uneven Stairs
  4. Each Day Of The Week
  5. Calling Names
  6. September Song
  7. Innocent Hearts
  8. Alywarre Girl
  9. Nirvana Nights

Nirvana Nights is named after a notorious seedy Darwin bar where all the locals play.


16 September 2016
  1. Chills
  2. Damage
  3. The Dissolve
  4. Old Fashioned
  5. Two Words
  6. Paper Cranes
  7. A Love Unending
  8. Tell You
  9. Speak Your Language
  10. Not Ready Yet
  11. Beautiful Thing

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View article sources (2)

[1] 'Singer-songwriter's rollercoaster year',Koori Mail 488 p.51
[2] 'Tour caps big year for Leah Flanagan', Koori Mail 440 p.36

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Korff, J 2020, Leah Flanagan, <>, retrieved 26 May 2024

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