From Australia, singer, songwriter and recording artist Jane Chifley’s style ranges from quiet acoustic ballads to upbeat rock songs.
She has recently launched or is about to luanch a song called 'Cry Out Hope '(song of Mary Mackillop) with Mark in their group called 490.
Marked with a strong Catholic/Christian flavour, much of her work finds new ways to express old spiritualities but also delights in presenting more revolutionary concepts associated with faith.
Jane performed most recently at Forest Edge Festival in Melbourne, The Black stump Festival and at the National Gospel Happening, Canberra.
Her CD Heartbeats was a nominee for best International CD at the 2002 Catholic Unity Awards (UCVMA) in the USA
Jane performed in Cologne Germany for 2005 WYD and was involved in performing at the Karlsplatz, in Munich for a European Catholic outdoor concert venue.
Recently Jane toured and sang in Minneasota, USA.
Jane sang for the National arrival of the 2008 World youth Day cross in sydney at Tumbalong Park , Darling harbour to thousands who came to venrate the cross which has visited ground zero, East Timor and many ohter places in its olympic like journey throughout the world
‘Heartbeats’ is a compilation of gentle acoustic ballads based on catholic spiritual themes.
The songs are quiet and meditative sung with only voice and acoustic guitar.
Jane is great believer in churches working together and doesen't feel that chruches are defined by one narrow theological view point.