A new documentary focusing on Tash Sultana’s origins as a busker to her sell-out shows worldwide has just been released on YouTube.
For a few years now, Tash Sultana’s profile has been growing rapidly. Going from rising Aussie musician to an international superstar that sells out shows almost instantly, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t recognise Tash’s music.
But have you ever wondered how it all started? Have you ever wondered how Tash Sultana went from busking on Melbourne’s Bourke Street Mall to selling out Zurich’s Samsung Hall? Well, now there’s a documentary to help shine a light on those early days.
Titled The Story So Far, this three-part documentary aims to look at how Tash Sultana went from her humble origins to that of an internationally-renowned musician.
Kicking things off with a YouTube channel in 2011, a number of ‘bedroom recordings’ were posted online, with early versions of tunes like ‘Jungle’ and ‘Higher’ going viral and gaining a cult following in the process.
“If you were wondering how it all goes in the Tash Sultana world, here it is,” the iconic artist explains.
Check out Tash Sultana’s bedroom recording of ‘Higher’:
Denis Handlin AO, Chairman and CEO, Australia and New Zealand, and President, Asia, Sony Music Entertainment, said:
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“Tash is a very special artist with an enormous amount of talent,” explained Denis Handlin AO, Chairman and CEO, Australia and New Zealand, and President, Asia, Sony Music Entertainment.
“We are delighted to partner with YouTube for this brilliant documentary series to showcase Tash’s incredible story.”
“Tash’s journey began at home from the bedroom, performing on YouTube to fans in Australia and overseas, so we are thrilled to continue showcasing Tash through this new series to a global fan base through YouTube.”
Likewise, Lyor Cohen, the Global Head of YouTube Music, also echoed Dennis Handlin’s excitement.
“Breaking new artists is my obsession, and at YouTube, I can do that at a massive, global scale,” Cohen noted. “We’re beyond excited to work with Tash, to be a part of the journey towards becoming an international superstar, and to help tell this incredible story to music lovers around the world.”
Featuring stories and interviews from Tash Sultana and those who were there for the ride, The Story So Far sees comments from the likes of Gang of Youths’ David Le’aupepe, UNIFED’s Jaddan Comerford, Regan Lethbridge and David Morgan from Lemon Tree Music, and the Pierce Brothers.
Part one of this immersive documentary is available on Tash Sultana’s YouTube channel now, with parts two and three set to follow soon.