Diary

  • Neil Finn Interview: The Coast interview

    Neil spoke to The Coast’s Brian Kelly about the upcoming New Zealand Tour.

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  • Neil Finn interview: Radio Hauraki 21/7/14

  • Dizzy Heights NZ Tour

    Dizzy Heights New Zealand Tour With special guest: Bic Runga Brent Eccles Entertainment is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated tour by one of New Zealand’s favourite performers and songwriters, the highly successful and much lauded: Neil Finn. Neil will be accompanied by his latest six piece ensemble. The new

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  • Tiny Ruins video made by Neil

    Tiny Ruins joined Neil Finn’s “Dizzy Heights” tour in Europe as support artist and musician in Neil’s band. The video “Me At The Museum, You In The Wintergardens” premiered today on NPR and was shot and edited by Neil. Music site cheeseontoast includes this statement from Neil: “I’ve been enjoying

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  • The True Story of Sandy Allen

    Neil wrote a song about Sandy Allen for Split Enz’s 1982 album Time and Tide. Here’s the story of her life, beautifully written by another Sandra Allen: Buzzfeed.com : The Sad True Story Of Sandy Allen, The Tallest Woman In The World. – Team NF

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  • BIGSOUND – Brisbane, Sept 10th

    Neil opens BIGSOUND in Brisbane with an address on 10th September 2014. He’ll be discussing his career from Split Enz through to Crowded House, solo albums and other projects. See more details at themusic.com.au and the BIGSOUND website.

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  • Last Day of June (Finn Brothers live in Sydney, 1996)

    Not great video quality, but the audio should make up for it. Click here for more Finn Brothers videos.

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  • Dizzy Heights merchandise

    The Neil Finn Webstore is now selling Dizzy Heights T-shirts, tea towels and tote bags. Other items beginning with T may be considered in the future! We also have Dizzy Heights on CD, vinyl and download, plus a range of Crowded House CDs. shop.neilfinn.com  

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  • Neil Finn on Soundcheck, WNYC

    Stream “Neil Finn Live on Soundcheck”. This was originally broadcast on WNYC, April 8th, 2014. Or download the mp3 here.

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  • Split Enz hosting Countdown, 1983

    Excerpts from Countdown, 1983. Split Enz were guest hosts. See Neil breakdance (kinda) and get his kit off (sorta.) Thanks to Peter and Mark at the Official Split Enz Facebook page.

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  • June 2014 Newsletter

    Click here to view the latest newsletter from neilfinn.com . To subscribe to future newsletters, click here.

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  • Whispers and Moans

    A clever modification by the guitar’s owner Andrew Ronayne. “My Gibson Les Paul, modded in honour of one of my favourite Crowdies songs. The original switch plate read ‘Rhythm/Treble’.” Watch Crowded House performing “Whispers and Moans” in 1991 on the Crowded House Video page. – Team NF

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  • Lost In Music review of Together Alone

    John Meager revisits “Together Alone” by Crowded House at www.independent.ie You can hear the album and read the lyrics here. Watch the videos here.

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  • Lisa Tomlins talks about travelling on the Dizzy Heights Tour

    Backing vocalist Lisa Tomlins spoke to Radio New Zealand’s Bryan Crump on Tuesday about touring the world with Neil Finn, band and crew on the Dizzy Heights Tour.

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  • Crowded House – Instinct demo

    From demo sessions at York Street Studios in July 1995, here’s the original Crowded House recording of “Instinct”, featuring Peter Jones on drums. This demo was first published on the Farewell to the World DVD in 2006. Hear more demos and rarities from Neil Finn, Crowded House, Split Enz and

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  • Dizzy Heights tour – Lighting design

    Jands Lighting has a small feature on Neil’s lighting designer, David Harding. Head towards the light at http://jands.com/archive-4044/neil-finn-dizzy-heights-tour/

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  • Dizzy Heights review – Strike Magazine

    Strike Magazine have posted a review of Neil’s latest album Dizzy Heights: http://strikemagazine.co.uk/2014/06/04/hitting-dizzy-heights/ See our collections of earlier reviews here and here.

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  • Spotify Sessions (EP)

    Six songs live, recorded exclusively for Spotify.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • In the transit lounge

  • Dubai concert review

    Photo courtesy of Josh Mainka Click here for a review from Gulf News  

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  • 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

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  • Dubai

    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  

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  • Advice from Stu

    Advice from Stu makes all the difference Stu has previously helped Billy Joel and Neil Sedaka with their slides… (scroll down)

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  • 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.  

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • Cologne

    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.

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