NQ musician René Le Feuvre releases debut EP Watch Me Fall
NQ musician René Le Feuvre releases debut EP Watch Me Fall

Aussie rules prodigy making debut of a different kind

A North Queensland muso who starred on reality TV show The Voice has released his debut EP Watch Me Fall.

Singer/songwriter René Le Feuvre, who grew up on a mango and cattle farm in Giru, was coached by popstar Boy George in the 2018 season of the show.

Le Feuvre got into music when he moved to the Gold Coast pursuing his dreams of making it into the AFL.

Giru musician René Le Feuvre has released his debut EP 'Watch Me Fall'. Photo: Supplied
Giru musician René Le Feuvre has released his debut EP 'Watch Me Fall'. Photo: Supplied

The former Hermit Park Tigers player was scouted by the Gold Coast Suns through its rural talent academy. But living in the big smoke came at a cost.

"I had no money, so I literally whipped out my guitar," Le Feuvre said.

"I started busking and gigging around the Gold Coast literally just to survive week to week and then it kinda took off so I decided to drop uni and even football."

Le Feuvre made it to the knockout rounds on The Voice.

In early 2019 he ventured to Nashville where he spent four weeks co-writing, recording and performing.

This year Le Feuvre was meant to head back to America to perform at the SXSW festival in Texas but that didn't eventuate as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world.

Le Feuvre treated it as a "blessing" as he returned to his parents' farm to create his EP.

Watch Me Fall is available on all streaming platforms.

Originally published as Aussie rules prodigy making debut of a different kind


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