“Part of the appeal is the excellent lyrics, and he combines them with musically inviting songs that showcase the tone of the lyrics.”
Gerald Stansbury - 3 Songs & Out TX, USA
Drawing inspiration from the introspective and reflective lyrical concepts of his Outlaw heroes, established songwriter Gareth Leach has collaborated with musicians from the country, folk, punk and pop industries to refine and realise the ideas of the songwriter.
His debut single “Freeway Lines” from his debut EP Settle Like Stones (2016), peaked at No.10 on Australian Country Radio.
2017 was a year of touring and new music, with 2018 marking his return with debut full length album, Death & Taxes, released on September 14, 2018.
Produced by Tyson Fish (Vance Joy) and featuring collaborations with songstress Gretta Ziller, the album is rich in heartfelt moments and unwavering emotion.
“Turn Back Jimmy Creek”, the first single from the debuted at No. 4 on iTunes, was added to the A-List Americana Playlist and Aussie Country Playlists, CMC programming, is played on
Radio Australia wide and charted on many charts including 2 on MCA and topping Australian Country Radio charts at No. 1 and remained in the top 10 for over 2 months. The title track was been added to the Apple Music Americana A-List Playlist and CMC programming. The album debuted at No.3 on the iTunes Country Charts. Gareth and his band were invited to perform the day-stage headline at the 2019 Deni Ute Muster.
2020, so far has Gareth perform the main-stage at the Tamworth Country Music Festival for Americana in the Park, release his fist 7" AA side vinyl singles "Down The Rabbit Hole / Old Crow Feather" both songs gaining strong airplay nationwide and Top 10 charting on the AMRap and iTunes Charts. His new single "My Crime", a duet with Michaela Jenke is out on May 11th via Social Family Records.