Clare Bowditch is an Australian musician, writer, coach (creativity and creative-business), social commentator and occasional actor from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She has released five albums.
Bowditch and her band The New Slang completed the recording of their fourth album, Modern Day Addiction. The album was partly recorded with producer Mocky, at the legendary Hansa studios in Berlin. This album marks a decided change in direction for Bowditch, having been written on Casio and piano. In October 2009, she released her first single, "The Start of War", from Modern Day Addiction. Modern Day Addiction is the first Bowditch album to enter the Australian Top Ten chart.
Modern Day Addiction was recorded with Bowditch's newly expanded band, The New Slang: Marty Brown of Art of Fighting, Sodastream (drums), Warren Bloomer (bass), Tim Harvey of band, Hot Little Hands(guitar), Sally Mortensen, Rachel Head and Annabelle Tunley from a cappella group, Aluka (backing-vocals),Mattie Vehl (keys)