Christine Anu

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Christine Anu
Background information
Born (1970-03-15) 15 March 1970 (age 54)
OriginCairns, Queensland, Australia
Years active1992 – present
LabelsMushroom Records

Christine Anu (born 15 March 1970) is an Australian pop singer and actress. She studied dancing at National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Association (NAISDA) Dance College in Sydney.[1] She began to sing backing vocals with Australian band, Neil Murray and the Rainmakers.[1] Murray wrote the song "My Island Home", which became Anu's first big hit. Anu won an Australian Recording Industry Award (ARIA) for her first album, Stylin' Up.

Anu was born in Cairns, Queensland. Her mother is a Torres Strait Islander.[2][3]

Discography[change | change source]

  1. Wanem Time
  2. "Island Home" (released as a single)
  3. "San E Wireless"
  4. "Monkey & the Turtle" (released as a single)
  5. "Come On" (released as a single)
  6. "Rain"
  7. "Party" (released as a single)
  8. "Tama Oma"
  9. "Dive"
  10. "Stylin' Up"
  11. "Photograph"
  12. "Love That Heals"
  13. "Sik O"
  • Come My Way (2000)
    • Singles: Sunshine on a Rainy Day, Jump To Love, 'Coz I'm Free
  • 45 Degrees (2003)
    • Singles: Talk About Love
  • Acoustically (2005)
  • Chrissys Island Family (2007)

Acting/TV Career[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Speaker Christine Anu Full Biography". ICMI Speakers and Entertainers. Archived from the original on 2009-10-02. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  2. "Christine Anu – Biography". Archived from the original on 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
  3. "Christine Anu". Who Do You Think You Are?. Season 2. Episode 4. 2009-10-18. 3:55 minutes in. Special Broadcasting Service. SBS One.