Margaret River Local Artist – Beautifully Mad

Known as one of Australia’s best songwriter/singers, Beautifully Mad have been entertaining audiences with their mix of jazz, acoustic, blues and folk. Kris Ralph and Tony King are said to possess James Taylor’s beauty, Dave Mathew’s energy, some of KD Lang’s sweetness, Cohen’s lyrical spice and be washed down with Waits-like humour.

King can entice listeners with his music playing capabilities, ranging from the wild spiked guitar playing of Hendrix and the exotic tones Cassandra Wilson was renowned for. On the other hand, Ralph’s rich voice and impressive skills as a nylon string guitar player complete the duo and add to their success. Beautifully Mad was further brought into the limelight in 2009 when King won the Australian Songwriter of the year, presented by the Australian Songwriters Association.

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I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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