Vera Blue Performed on Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior For Environmental Campaign: Watch

Vera Blue

Vera Blue

Vera Blue has teamed up with Greenpeace to record a session with an eco-message. 

The Aussie singer and songwriter cut a live acoustic set on the deck of the Rainbow Warrior, an iconic, purpose-built campaigning vessel, for Greenpeace’s “People v Oil” project.

“This video was an opportunity for me to return to my values and use my voice to protect one of Australia’s most precious environments,” Blue explains in a statement. “The Great Australian Bight is incredibly rich in marine life and is home to whales, sea lions, fur seals, and countless other species of life. We cannot allow oil companies to gamble with this environment which should be preserved for future generations.”

Blue (real name Celia Pavey) is a priority artist for Universal Music Australia, whose 2017 LP Perennial entered the top 10 of the ARIA Albums Chart on debut, was nominated for Triple J Album of the Year and earned an ARIA nod for best pop release. Perennial singles “Regular Touch” and “Mended” cracked the Triple J’s Hottest 100 poll, with the latter of those shortlisted for the coveted APRA Song Of the Year honor.

Currently on the road in her homeland for a run of headlining shows and festival dates, Blue performed her new single “All The Pretty Girls” and “Mended” for her Rainbow Warrior session.

The performance, which can be seen below, comes as Greenpeace Australia Pacific explores the Great Australian Bight in tandem with scientists to study and document the delicate marine environment.