Stan Walker got his first taste of fame when he decided to take part in the final season of Australian Idol back in 2009. Not only did he blow the judges and viewers away with his gifted vocal chords and charismatic personality but he confidently and deservedly took the winners crown that year, starting a career that would see him releasing a string of hit records and support his idol, Beyonce, on her Australian Mrs Carter Show tour dates last year.
With his Australian Idol years behind him, Stan has been busy on the other side of the judges table, lending his experience and his musical expertise as one of the four judges presiding over the 2013 series of the X Factor in New Zealand as well as beginning an acting career, starring alongside kiwi acting royalty Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors) in his film debut Mt. Zion. He has also been busy planning his next attack on the charts and has recently released his latest single, Holding You where he is joined by fellow musician, Ginny Blackmore.
Stan arrived in town recently for a whirlwind promotional tour in support of his latest single and we we given the chance to have a sit down with the man himself to talk about his career and his upcoming album. Here is what Stan had to tell us when we met up with him this week…
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