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The new single, ‘God Gave Me Wings’ from Ian Burns is all about chasing your dreams and giving it 100%. This is the first single to be lifted from the new album “Want To Sing” which features another ten self-penned tracks.
Ian has once again used the talents of producer Doug Bruce at Shoo Fly Studios and musicians Mark D’Rozario on guitar, Rusty Cochrane on bass, Vaughan Jones on keys and David Spires on pedal steel. The producer himself is also on drums and backing vocals.
After busking on the streets of Tamworth at the Country Music Festival last year, Ian returned in 2016 with a jam-packed schedule. This comprised live radio interviews and performances including at three Tamworth Songwriters Association showcases
Based in the Macarthur NSW region, Ian is an equine therapist by day. Using acupuncture and laser therapy to repair injured racehorses and performance horses, Ian ensures the animals are back competing as soon as possible. Multiple Olympic competition horses and Group 1 winning racehorses are amongst his clientele.
When he’s not working or singing, Ian enjoys competing in endurance horse riding – whereby competitors ride over distances of 80 – 160kms. Nowadays, Ian mainly competes over distances of 80 – 100kms but has previously successfully completed a “Tom Quilty”. This is a national endurance ride championship to be completed in under 24 hours and is run across difficult terrain over a distance of 160kms. Ian regards his “Quilty Buckle” as one of his proudest achievements.
The singer-songwriter released his debut EP “Good Friends” in January 2015 which included the radio single, ‘The Boundary Rider’. A video clip was made for this track by Paul Denham Imagery. Capturing stunning Australian landscapes while Ian rides stock horse ‘Maggie’ and is accompanied by a friend’s faithful companion ‘Boots’ –