JAN HELLRIEGEL- Sportsman of the Year
After 7 years pondering and 2 years in production, Jan Hellriegel has released Sportsman Of The Year - A Suburban Philosophy, her 4th studio album, with a unique twist: Sportsman Of The Year is also available as a beautifully produced book with photos and 12 chapters based on the stunning new collection of songs.
“Sportsman of the Year is about finally arriving at a place where she can look back at failures, disappointments and rejections with a sense of accomplishment and pride, knowing that without them she wouldn't be doing what she is today. It is about following your dreams and never giving up” commented Jan.
From being the next big thing in her early 20’s, to giving music away altogether at 30; raising a family, starting businesses and returning to music with fresh enthusiasm, a newfound wellbeing and a sense of purpose- those are the stories in the songs and the book and they are what Jan will be sharing at this very special show.
“Jan Hellriegel is about to release the best album of her career. As if that’s not enough, it’s a superb book as well”
“Sportsman Of The Year is as fine an album as anything in Jan Hellriegel’s illustrious career”
An uplifting evening of songs, stories and suburban philosophy from New Zealand singer/songwriter and positivity personified, Jan Hellriegel.
Sportsman Of The Year is a beautifully produced book with photos and 12 chapters based on the stunning new collection of songs.
“The book grew out of my album project when I realised the songs were taking a more philosophical, personal direction. I wanted to share some stories in parallel with the music, each informed by the other.”
Jan Hellriegel - Sportsman of the Year
CompactStation Friday July 5th
CompactStation - a new venue within the Powerstation