HIstory Never Repeats – Neil Finn & Eddie Vedder
From Wednesday night’s Max Session, recorded in Sydney for later broadcast, here’s Neil and band… plus a special guest. Note, Feb 4th: This should now play unrestricted in all areas. If not, try here. See more info about this show on the diary entry for 30 Jan.
Dizzy Heights on iTunes
iTunes in Australia and New Zealand are streaming Neil’s new album Dizzy Heights for a limited time. Listen in full and pre-order here.
Eddie Vedder joins Neil on Max Sessions
Neil and band were joined on stage last night by Eddie Vedder! The show was recorded in Sydney for the Max Sessions and will air on MAX on 24th March at 9pm. That’s on Foxtel, Australia. See photos at http://www.maxtv.com.au/photos/latest/max-sessions–neil-finn and read more about it at http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2014/01/airdate-max-sessions-neil-finn.html Photo credit: Oliver
The Project featuring Neil Finn
For sessions and interviews from Feb 2014, click here. Neil Finn was a guest on Australian TV show The Project on January 28th. If you’re in Australia, click the link to watch the episode. Unfortunately, it’s unavailable to viewers outside of Australia. Available to everyone, however, is The Quietus interview
Neil Finn Webcast – 2 versions
Here’s a version of last week’s Google+ Hangouts webcast with just the songs. Below that is the original full length webcast, freshly remastered (as is the songs only version) with the video quality upgraded from what was available over the weekend. The songs are: Better Than TV Impressions Dizzy Heights
Neil Finn Live Webcast
UPDATE 23/1/14: Neil and band did a live webcast on Thursday, January 23rd, at 10am (NZ time)/4pm Wednesday, January 22nd (NYC time). We’ll add a songs-only version of the video very soon. See Neil’s previous webcast from Roundhead studios on the Videos page.
Max TV site interview
An interview to promote the upcoming Max TV session with Neil Finn: http://www.maxtv.com.au/pages/main-menu/news/latest-news/interview–neil-finn Note: The strings arranger is Victoria Kelly, not Victoria Williams, as stated in the article.
Split Enz on Facebook
The Official Split Enz Facebook page is now online! It’s run by our good friend and longtime Frenz of the Enz/Crowded House/Neil Finn fanclub president, Peter Green. Tomorrow is the 34th anniversary of the release of True Colours, so check out the extensive collection of Enz photos from 1980. And
The Mixtape: Neil Finn
In The Mixtape on Radio New Zealand National, invited musical guests compile a C60 and talk us through their selections. In today’s programme, Neil Finn featured a democratic, family selection, playing new songs from both Neil and Liam Finn and classic recordings from Dizzy Heights producer Dave Fridmann. Image:
Webcast 22/23 January 2014
It has been a while since the last webcast, so it is time to do it again….. next week! Join us on Thursday, January 23rd, at 10am (NZ time)/4pm Wednesday, January 22nd (NYC time). Click here to see what time that is for you: http://smarturl.it/neilfinntime! Neil will be answering some
Radio Live interview
UPDATE: Hear the archived interview at Radio Live. ————————————————————– Neil will be on Radio Live tonight talking about social media with Vaughn Davis (pictured here). Stream the interview at http://www.radiolive.co.nz/ at 7pm NZDT. Check here for your local time: http://smarturl.it/neilfinn_radiolive Neil Finn Team.
White Lies And Alibis – Live and Acoustic
Neil Finn recently performed “White Lies and Alibis” with acoustic guitar for The Guardian. The song is from his forthcoming solo album Dizzy Heights.
Max Sessions: Neil Finn
Max TV is giving one lucky winner and their guest the chance to meet Neil Finn at his TV performance in Sydney, Wednesday January 29th. Includes flights, accommodation and transfers. See details here. You must be an Australian resident over 18 to enter. A one hour special, MAX Sessions: Neil
Southbound – and the end of the Festival run
From Liam Finn’s Tweet: “What a rad tour with the family band! #automaticteeth ” Neil and his band of Finns and friends played the last of their Australian festival gigs last night. Courtesy of the Frenz Forum, here’s the setlist for the Southbound show in Busselton. “History Never Repeats Flying
The Falls Festival continues
Neil played at The Falls Festival in Byron Bay, New South Wales last night. In lieu of a review, here are two that are less new: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/falls-festival-youthful-energy-topped-by-the-evergreen-neil-finn-at-marion-bay-20140101-305pb.html http://www.fasterlouder.com.au/news/38038/10-things-we-learnt-at-Falls-Festival-Marion-Bay Neil and family next perform at Southbound Festival in Busselton, Western Australia this Saturday, January 4th.
Happy New Year
Happy new year from Tasmania. We left the Wombats cavorting, MGMT were captivating, what a time we had! NewYeah resolution, appreciate it ! – Neil Finn, https://twitter.com/neilmullanefinn