Diary

  • Sydney setlist 30th May

    The original setlist from Saturday’s concert in Sydney’s City Recital Hall Angel Place. “Golden Child” was replaced by “Better Be Home Soon” and Neil briefly played Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”. See reviews at the Frenz Forum. For the last of his four Australian concerts, Neil performs at the same venue tonight

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  • Melbourne setlist 29th May

    The setlist from last night’s concert at Melbourne Recital Centre. “Golden Child” was replaced by an audience member’s request for “I Hope I Never” – a Split Enz sing written by Tim Finn, but Neil has sung it on the odd occasion in the past and managed to remember most

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  • Melbourne setlist – 27th May

    This is last night’s birthday setlist from the Melbourne Recital Centre. In addition there were snippets of Anyone Can Tell, Cool Change and even I’m Still Here (thanks, Daryl). See fan reviews at Frenz Forum. Melbourne’s turn again on Friday! See photos from the Melbourne shows at themusic.com.au and read

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  • Melbourne tonight – Neil’s birthday!

    Happy birthday to Neil from the NF Team. If you’re attending Neil’s show tonight at the Melbourne Recital Centre, it should be a doozy! Here’s a highlight from Neil’s birthday in 2010: Crowded House, Johnny Marr and Connan Mockasin covering the David Bowie classic, Moonage Daydream. This was “Five years”

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  • Nyssa Collins – Don’t Dream It’s Over

    While we’re talking about cover versions, here’s X Factor NZ runner up Nyssa Collins with a beautiful Samoan take on “Don’t Dream It’s Over.”

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  • Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande – Don’t Dream It’s Over

    Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande have covered the Crowded House classic “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. It’s part of Miley’s Backyard Sessions with funds raised going toward the The Happy Hippie Foundation, creating digital support groups for LGBT youth and their families. Neil tweeted today: “DDIO well covered for a good

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  • Crowded House radio session, 2007

    Radio New Zealand is highlighting a selection of live performances recorded over the years, presented one-a-day for the month of May – New Zealand Music Month 2015. Today it’s Crowded House live at Neil Finn’s Roundhead Studios, 13th July 2007. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/nzlive/audio/2518897/nz-live-crowded-house Photo credit: Jeremy Ansell/Radio NZ

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  • You And I Know

    “You And I Know”, a previously unreleased track from Neil Finn’s Dizzy Heights sessions, kicks off The Kitchen Sink III, the latest volume in our collection of rare studio and live tracks, demos and oddities from Neil Finn, Crowded House, Split Enz, The Finn Brothers and more. We’ll add more

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