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The Real Cats...

In an interveiw with The Guardian this month Australian songwriting legend Don Walker says "The cats know who the real cats are... Steve Appel a.k.a King Curly, is as good as any songwriter on the planet and as beautiful as…

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New (slow) release album 'Songs'

A new collection of songs titles 'Songs' with accompanying homemade lockdown video clips is to be released over the next few months  - song by song.

Recorded largely live as a trio . Steve Appel vocal/guitar, Steve Greive on electrical…

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JUNE 13th/14th/15th 2019 - Some shows

After a long absence from the stage, building alternative-design mud houses, Steve Appel re-emerged in 2018 to showcase a new King Curly EP, “Calling For Fire”: songs imbued with apocalyptic foreboding, inspired by the inflammable nature of the Australian bush…

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Touring Europe with Melanie Horsnell this October/November 

KING CURLY & MELANIE HORSNELL - AUSTRALIAN SINGER-SONGWRITERS EUROPEAN TOUR OCT/NOV2017 

Two acclaimed Australian singer/songwriters Stephen Appel (aka King Curly) & Melanie Horsnell will tour Europe together this Oct/Nov - with an intimate showcase of their songs presented separately…

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Coming soon

I decided to write some songs again a few months ago and maybe they have accidentally taken on some colour as seen from the apocalyptic clifftop we seem to be perched on. and with Dan Creighton's help as well as…

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