“Baby Oil is so effervescent you’ll need an insulin shot from all the sugar… Baby Oil feels like sneaking into an R-rated movie or listening to Madonna records and wondering what it all means – but feeling it nonetheless.”
Watch Holiday Sidewinder’s dreamy cover of ‘Kokomo’
Holiday Sidewinder’s unique brand of tongue-in-cheek pop reaches new tropical heights. The Sydney-born glam-pop act channels an 80s revival in a newly released cover of the Beach Boys’ Kokomo, that sounds exactly as it should. Sip on piña coladas with Miami Vice flare in the accompanying music video below, debuted exclusively for RUSSH.
Holiday Sidewinder x Doingbird
Fashion Feature. Photographs by Amelia J. Dowd.
Holiday Sidewinder Finds Pure Pop Toxicity in ‘Baby-Oil’
“She’s been hailed a pop sensation by just about everyone, including us, and ‘Baby Oil’ pushes Holiday Sidewinder forth as a blinding force to be reckoned with”
Astrophe Mag Interview
“Inspiration feels to me, physically like a little twinkling star in my mind or an exploding one in my chest, depending on the gravity of it. Gotta snatch it up, make use of it”
Alt Citizen Interview
“A femme-fatale at the helm of her own luxury wheels, Holiday is in charge of every aspect of her persona”
Do You Believe In Life After Love?
50 things I’ve done to try and “live in the moment and let it go” by Holiday Sidewinder, featured in Something You Said.
Happy Mag: Baby-Oil
“Fresh off a set at Bad Friday Festival, Holiday Sidewinder has unveiled her new single Baby Oil; a shimmering and provocative slice of pop brilliance.”
Aruba, Jamaica, oh Holiday Sidewinder wants to take you to “Kokomo”
Tangled up in a Berlin conga line, mesmerizing crowds in London, being glamorous in Estonia, missing connecting flights with a smile, and she just dropped a cover of the Beach Boys ’89 endless summer hit, “Kokomo”.
Paper Mag Interview
“I always write from experience and add a dose of fantasy”
Bad Friday Interview: Holiday Sidewinder
Sydney singer-songwriter, musician and producer Holiday Sidewinder is officially back in Australia following a long London stint, opening the action at the tenth anniversary edition of Bad Friday Festival, which took place in Marrickville at the start of the Easter Long Weekend.
Teases + Dares: Baby-Oil
“Waking up to a new Sidewinder track this morning was the most wonderful surprise. Our gal is popping out the classy bops on a very regular basis”
Aussie glam-pop powerhouse Holiday Sidewinder releases Ne
w cut “Forever/ Whatever”
Holiday Sidewinder slams picture-perfect “keeping up with the Joneses” lifestyles on the title track from her forthcoming debut album, “Forever / Whatever”.
“I have album covers, lyric books, lists of things to pack on tour I made from age five. I truly always knew what I was and what I loved – showbiz.”
Holiday Sidewinder: Melbourne
“Holiday Sidewinder's show was an unforgettable experience”
Siren Song: Holiday Sidewinder
“Sidewinder is taking the world by storm, and I wouldn’t be surprised if I woke up the day after this article gets published to find that she’s the hottest musical commodity since Madonna”
“Holiday Sidewinder is clearly not afraid to examine the burning issues facing many women in the world today. However, expressing these ideas in a four minute bubblegum pop video is her true masterstroke”
Holiday Sidewinder Plots Her Pop Domination
Double J Radio Interview 09.04.19
Paper Mag Interview
“Like the Donna Summer song, I was working hard for the money; working as a waitress; late nights, early mornings. I had to dig under the couch for lost change to be able to get on the bus — to get to work!”
Blk Mag Interview
Something You Said Interview
“London is fabulous! I love the grime and the hardship as much as the glamour and the glitz! A place where both stand wilfully in each other’s shadows”
The gift that keeps on giving: Holiday Sidewinder brought pure pop electricity to Waywards
“A new pop icon has emerged, folks, and it feels right… the talent here was totally mesmerising, harnessed, ahead of its time”
Holiday Sidewinder: Pitch Perfect Performance Art
“The sheer enjoyment and escapism level is through the roof…. she’s real deal showbiz meets Liza Minnelli trying to turn off a lamp; it’s the cat’s meow”
HuffPost - Leo
“I had no idea who Holiday Sidewinder was before I came across her latest music video for the song “Leo” this week, but what I do know is a good sex-positive bop when I hear one ― and this is it. The song is an ’80s pop-esque anthem about being an unapologetic heaux, with brilliant lines like “I don’t remember his face, but I remember when I came.” Go awf, sis!” Zeba Blay
AU Review Interview
“I've explored like a madwoman though, dalliances in France, Rome and Berlin. Caught Soho-itis and didn't sleep for about a year, lost in the late night jazz clubs and buzzing on endless shots of coffee.”