Steve Abel is a songwriter and singer. Recepient of the 2006 Alternatui Album of the Year for his debut Little Death and the Berlin Saddest Song in the World competition in 2009 for a track from his second album Flax Happy. Abel lives in New Lynn with his son Quinn whose care he shares. His third album Luck/Hope, recorded mainly in New York in 2009, is due for release in July 2016. He is presently seeking support to record an intimate collection of new songs.