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

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Island