Ladyhawke Profile

aka Pip Brown, Philippa Brown
Amanda Mills
Published: 20 May 2013
Updated: 1 Oct 2020

In a world of pop commodities and starlets that mine the 1980s for ideas and style tips, Phillipa (Pip) “Ladyhawke” Brown bucks the trend.

A vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Brown has finely honed her own style over the last decade, from being lead guitarist and backing vocalist in Wellington band Two Lane Blacktop, to a reticent, but compelling, solo artist in her own right who has gained rave reviews both at home, and on the world stage. Dividing her time between NZ and the UK, Ladyhawke is a global phenomenon.

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Ladyhawke - My Delirium (2008)
Ladyhawke talks anxiety to NME
The UK Paris Is Burning vinyl 7-inch, 2008
Ladyhawke, Evolution Festival, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, May 2009
Photo credit: Photo by Matt Dinnery
Pip Brown discusses the early Ladyhawke days for the anniversary re-release.
Music Video for ‘Wild Things’ (from Wild Things)
Music video for ‘Blue Eyes’ (from Anxiety)
Ladyhawke - Wild Things
Ladyhawke, 2009
Ladyhawke performs Jenny Morris's 'Break In The Weather' at the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Awards
Ladyhawke.
Photo credit: Publicity photo
Music Video for ‘Sunday Drive’ (from Anxiety)
Ladyhawke.
Photo credit: Publicity photo
Ladyhawke, Evolution Festival, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, May 2009
Photo credit: Photo by Matt Dinnery
Blue Eyes
Black White & Blue
Dusk Till Dawn
Magic
Music video for Black White & Blue (from Anxiety)
Music Video for ‘A Love Song’ (from Wild Things)
Ladyhawke - Anxiety 
Ladyhawke - A Love Song (2016)
Ladyhawke - Wild Things (2016)
Ladyhawke, 2009.
Photo credit: Stuart Savastos
Ladyhawke at the 2010 Big Day Out.
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
Back Of The Van
Ladyhawke anniversary release.
Labels:

Modular


Infidelity


Timberyard


Island

Trivia:

Pip Brown is a big gaming fan, and the Teenager single Pony (Timberyard, 2006) was used in Grand Theft Auto IV.

Brown is a former member of Wellington rock band Two Lane Blacktop.