Singer/songwriter Sally Seltmann has been a part of Australia's independent music scene since the early '90s, when she played with the Sydney-based indie rock group Lustre 4 under her maiden name, Sally Russell.
After a move to Melbourne, she tweaked her sound to include beats and keyboards and performed under the name New Buffalo
, releasing EPs like 2001's About Last Night and 2005's self-titled remix collection, and albums including 2004's The Last Beautiful Day and 2007's Somewhere, Anywhere. When she married the Avalanches
' Darren Seltmann, she took his name professionally, and released 2010's Heart That's Pounding as Sally Seltmann. In addition to her recording career, Seltmann also found success as a songwriter, co-writing Feist
's Grammy-winning song "1 2 3 4." Seeker Lover Keeper, the eponymous debut from Seltmann and fellow Aussie singer/songwriters Sarah Blasko
and Holly Throsby
, was released in 2011, and in 2014 Seltmann issued Hey Daydreamer, her fourth long-player for the Arts & Crafts
label. ~ Heather Phares, Rovi