Saije is an award-winning, contemporary folk duo whose soulful harmonies, dynamic guitar-lines and percussive breakdowns breathe life into heartfelt stories. Their songwriting is crafted from the depths; stirring vocals bound together with graceful lyricism. Through multitasking techniques, the pair create a full-bodied sound infused with flavours from their travels around the globe, weaving a timeless synergy of melody and rhythm that transports audiences to a space where the ancient and the new meet. They sing of both personal experiences and wild places; inspiring listeners to lay down their burdens and feel simultaneously expanded and anchored.
After being awarded Folk Alliance Australia’s ‘Young Artist of the Year 2019-2021’ at the National Folk Festival, Saije toured their debut EP Kindred (2019) throughout Australia and Canada in early-2020, taking their place on the line up of some of Australia’s most prominent folk festivals, such as Woodford, Port Fairy and Cygnet, as well as an official showcase at the world’s largest folk conference, Folk Alliance International in New Orleans, US. On their 2021‘Rekindle Tour the duo carried their music and messages of connection to the far-flung corners of Australia, playing Nannup Music Festival and a plethora of unifying, sold-out performances with a warmth that filled small halls and overflowed from large festival stages.
Saije – Every Moment (Live version)