Hannah in the Wars’ alternative post-punk is informed by the likes of P J Harvey and Nick Cave, overlaid with intricate orchestral arrangements and incisive poetry.
Hannah Curwood is a songwriter from New Zealand. She has previously released 2 solo records (Sky Above, Horse Below in 2007, The Blind Love EP in 2009) and an album with her band Hannah in the Wars (Hannah in the Wars in 2015). Hannah in the Wars released the single ‘Glory’ in November 2019, followed closely by ‘Animal’ in 2020.
During her 9 years living in London, Hannah collaborated and performed with Roger O’ Donnell (The Cure), who produced the Hannah in the Wars album. Her unique voice has also appeared on records alongside greats such as Shayne Carter (Dimmer, Straitjacket Fits), Jen Cloher, Geoff Maddock (Goldenhorse, Bressa Creeting Cake) and Graeme Downes (The Verlaines) among many other artists. She is currently writing a new album while experiencing the trials and tribulations of being a new mother to her beautiful daughter, Tilda, in Nelson, NZ.
Hannah will perform solo during this intimate gathering at The Boathouse for what will be her first show since becoming a mum in April 2021.