Diary

  • Mental Notes 40th anniversary

    It’s 40 years ago this week since the release of Mental Notes, the debut album by Split Enz. Delve into the making of the album in part 2 of Radio New Zealand’s Enzology podcast, featuring rare audio and band interviews: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/enzology/ep02 Neil Finn: “I was a young teenager when that

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  • In the media

    Two newspaper articles from the last few days: “Teacher lives dream with idol Finn (video)” When Neil performs “Anytime” from his 2001 album One Nil, he often invites a member of the audience on stage to accompany him with three notes on the piano. At the recent Auckland Town Hall

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  • The Beginning of the Enz

    Mental Notes, the classic debut album by Split Enz, reaches its 40th anniversary later this month! In celebration, we’re featuring the audio documentary series Enzology – The Story of Split Enz over the next few weeks. Unreleased demos, studio out-takes and live performances weave in and out of tales told

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  • Mental Notes – 40 years

    Mental Notes, the classic debut album by Split Enz, reaches its 40th anniversary later this month! In celebration, we’re featuring the audio documentary series Enzology – The Story of Split Enz over the next few weeks. Unreleased demos, studio out-takes and live performances weave in and out of tales told

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  • Woodface article

    Read Bill DeYoung’s recent article about the third Crowded House album, 1991’s Woodface, at somethingelsereviews.com . You can play the album in full right here.

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  • Neil Finn solo – with strings – at Auckland Town Hall

    Neil plays a sold out solo concert tonight with a 12-piece string section at the Auckland Town Hall. This photo, courtesy of Radio New Zealand‘s Brian Mahoney, is from this afternoon’s soundcheck. UPDATE: Here’s the setlist from Neil’s Auckland Town Hall concert on Saturday night. Only Talking Sense She Will

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  • Johnny Marr joined by Neil in Auckland tonight

    Neil was a special guest at Johnny Marr’s Auckland concert tonight at The Powerstation, singing “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” and “I Fought The Law”. The last time they played together in Auckland was in 2009 at the 7 Worlds Collide concerts.

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  • Neil Finn’s not so crowded house for sale

    Where Lester lived… The Finn family home which inspired some of Neil’s most famous Crowded House tunes has gone on the market. Read the article at http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/69966464/neil-finns-not-so-crowded-house-for-sale

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