Happy birthday, Neil!
“Thanks for all your birthday wishes ….the sun is out , the bread is fresh and I met the bees that made the honey” – Neil Finn. Scroll down to see a special video made by Mark Goulding for the Official Split Enz Facebook page. We’re nicking it for the
Interviews – May 2014
Update 23rd May 2014 Sunday World : Neil Finn an Irish soul Updated 21st May 2014 Finnatics: interview with Neil Finn in Berlin This interview can be translated into English by opening in Google Chrome or by using another online translator. Updated 13th May 2014 Gulf News: Neil Finn
Jesse Sheehan – How The Light Gets In – EP
Jesse Sheehan impressed many on the Dizzy Heights tour. A distinctive voice, yet it blends so well with Neil’s and Lisa’s. A fine guitarist, pianist and songwriter too. He’s offering his latest EP for free. – Team NF. Post by Jesse Sheehan.
In the transit lounge
Dubai concert review
Photo courtesy of Josh Mainka Click here for a review from Gulf News
Thanks – from Dubai
We would all like to thank you for your goodwill and applause over the last 3 weeks Last sound check …. Hot hot hot
Just one more show to go for now on the Dizzy Heights Tour. Neil plays the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Thursday May 15th. Ticket info at doneevents.com/neil-finn
Advice from Stu
Advice from Stu makes all the difference Stu has previously helped Billy Joel and Neil Sedaka with their slides… (scroll down)
Amsterdam & Brussels
Update 13th May 2014: Click here for a review of the Brussels concert. —– Neil and band are on stage tonight at Cirque Royal in Brussels, the final European date on this Dizzy Heights Tour. Click here for a review of Neil’s Friday night show in Amsterdam.
Berlin & Amsterdam
Last night saw Neil and his magnificent band perform in Berlin. They play Amsterdam’s Carre Theatre tonight. Gotta wonder if this song from Crowded House’s 2010 “Intriguer” album will get an outing.
Love Is All That Remains
A while back we uploaded Neil’s 2001 demo of “Time On Earth” – the song that gave Crowded House ‘s 2007 album its title, although it was left off that album. Here’s another previously unreleased song from those sessions recorded at Roundhead at the beginning of the millennium. Neil performed
The Gloria Theatre was the location for Neil’s concert in Cologne last night. “Black and White Boy” sneaked (some might say snuck) into the setlist. See the full list at www.frenzforum.com/topic/cologne-gloria-theatre Tonight – Berlin.
Nottingham and Cambridge
Nottingham Post – Concert review here. Thank you Nottingham, Cambridge and all those who came to see Neil and his band play in England, Scotland and Ireland. Neil returns to the stage in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday. Cambridge was treated to a partial performance of “Spirit of the Stairs” –
Neil Finn plays Festival Hall tonight in London. Can’t wait to see what gets played this time. Even “Edible Flowers” got an airing the other night – the first time Neil’s performed it without Tim. Here’s the original.
A three hour show last night in Dublin! And a guest appearance from fellow Crowded Housemate Nick Seymour!! Hard to top, but you know Neil’s always up for a challenge. http://www.sundayworld.com/entertainment/music/exclusive-neil-finn-in-cork-tonight Update 4/5/14: see photos at http://thethinair.net/2014/05/in-photos-neil-finn-w-tiny-ruins-cork-opera-house/ Here’s Bob Dylan’s “She Belongs to Me”, which Neil sang last night. One