Crowded House at Fleadh Festival, 1994
Listen to Crowded House’s concert at the Fleadh Festival in London’s Finsbury Park, 1994. This is a BBC Radio 6 Music Classic Concert available on BBC’s iPlayer for the next four weeks: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04pgztb From our video pages, here are Fingers of Love, Locked Out and Private Universe from the same
Sandalford Winery, Margaret River
Neil Finn, Gurrumul and Megan Washington played Sandalford Winery, Margaret River in Western Australia on Saturday night. Read a review in The West Australian here. Thanks to our Frenz at the Frenz of the Enz Forum, here’s the setlist: Dots on the Shells (during Gurrumul’s set) Don’t Stop Now Distant
Neil Finn & Paul Kelly to perform at Aria Awards
Neil Finn and Paul Kelly’s live DVD Goin’ Your Way has been nominated for an ARIA in the Best Adult Contemporary Album category in Australia’s Aria Awards 2014. This week it was announced that they will perform at the Awards, which will be televised live on Ten in Australia, Wednesday November 26th.
Divebomber (live in Auckland 2014)
The New Zealand Music Foundation
The New Zealand Music Foundation supports music-based projects that change the lives of people in need across New Zealand. Foundation Patron Neil Finn and supporter Anika Moa introduce this short video about the work of The Foundation.
True Colours Children’s Health Trust
Tim and Neil Finn played a gig for the True Colours Children’s Health Trust on Tuesday. Read about it in the Waikato Times.
ABC Radio National – Neil Finn in Conversation
Neil talks about his childhood in New Zealand, how music was an essential part of family life, and takes a close look at some of his Crowded House hits with RN’s Gretchen Miller and 3RRRFM’s Fee B-squared. Listen at ABC RN.
Another minute flies by
And check out the six second loop version on Neil’s Vine page.
Better Than TV (live in Auckland, 2014)
It’s Halloween (or nearly, depending on where you are). Last year we pulled a few strings to bring you this…
Great Career Artists
“The music industry is renowned as being so fickle and transient. The battlefields of the music biz are strewn with the bodies of one hit wonders. This final program celebrates the supreme music careers. People that have diversified and broadened their creative worlds to forge the most amazing and globally
Matt Fell talks about Temple of Low Men
Australian record producer Matt Fell (Tim Freedman, John Williamson) joins host Jeremy Dylan for a breathless exploration of Temple of Low Men by Crowded House. Along the way, they break down classic tracks I Feel Possessed, Into Temptation, Sister Madly, Better Be Home Soon, Kill Eye and When You Come,
Into The Sunset – video (live in Auckland, 2014)
From Neil’s Dizzy Heights concert at The Powerstation in Auckland, 20th September 2014, here’s “Into The Sunset” from his 2001 album One Nil (released as One All in the US and Canada.) See more videos from this tour and throughout Neil’s career on the Videos page.
Mick Ronson gets a curve ball from Eddie Rayner
Filmed on Super 8 during Split Enz world tour in 1982.
Push ‘em in
Pony Ride – live video
From Neil Finn’s Dizzy Heights Tour of the US earlier this year, here’s “Pony Ride”. See many more videos from throughout Neil’s career on the Videos page.
Dave Dobbyn with Neil Finn, Tim Finn & Emma Paki in Concert, 1994
We’ve been wanting to share this television special with you for a while. In 1994, one of NZ’s most treasured songwriters and performers, Dave Dobbyn, teamed with guests Neil Finn, Tim Finn and Emma Paki for a live presentation of his album Twist. The album was produced by Neil and
WA Today interview
Read Candice Barnes’ interview with Neil Finn, ahead of his solo show at Margaret River, WA Australia in November. “Margaret River gig to be Neil Finn’s last ‘for a long time’”.
Aria Awards Nomination
Goin’ Your Way, the live album by Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, is a nominee in the Best Adult Contemporary Album category in the Aria Awards 2014. You can listen to the 2 disc CD on our Albums/Other pages and view the show as originally broadcast live on the Videos/Other
From Neil on Twitter: “last show in CHCH was a pearler, thanks to iHeartRadio for bringing us here and putting on the show for free.” The Press’s Vicki Anderson reviews last night’s concert in Christchurch here. Here’s the original setlist, though there were some changes in the end:
Neil played Dunedin’s Regent Theatre last night in a free show sponsored by iHeartRadioNZ and 2Degrees. See some great photos from Steve Dykes Photography on the Radio Hauraki website. Here’s the Dunedin setlist. Neil also sang “Addicted” from the Try Whistling This album. With support from Bic Runga, Neil and
Don’t Dream It’s Over (live) – Humanitarian Aid
Download “Neil Finn – Don’t Dream It’s Over (live from the US Dizzy Heights Tour 2014)” as mp3 audio or mp4 video. I have been distressed to see so many innocent people become victims of war in Gaza and Syria. A few weeks ago I received a message from a
Last rites for the album?
In a Sydney Morning Herald article by Michael Dwyer, Neil Finn and others talk about where the album is at as a format in 2014. http://www.smh.com.au/comment/last-rites-for-the-album-20140922-10k8wd.html
The Powerstation, Auckland 20-9-14
Auckland’s Powerstation lived up to its name last night with both an energetic audience and band. Neil Finn’s Auckland setlist: Impressions Distant Sun Suffer Never Fall At Your Feet Better Than TV Recluse Message To My Girl Angel’s Heap (with Tim Finn) Edible Flowers (with Tim) It’s Only Natural (with
Wellington’s audience last night voted between “Recluse” and “Animal Vs Human”… and Recluse lost! Tonight, Neil and band, with support from Bic Runga, will be at Auckland’s Powerstation. – Team Neil Finn.
My Favourite Album – podcast part 2
In the second part of Jeremy Dylan’s My Favourite Album chat with Neil Finn, they delve into David Bowie’s “Hunky Dory” and Radiohead’s “In Rainbows”, try to resolve the Bowie vs. Bowie debate [Editor's note: It's definitely Bo-wie], why Bowie is as important to Neil as the Beatles, what Radiohead’s
Napier and Wellington
Photo courtesy of Kathleen McGilvray. Neil played Napier Municipal Theatre last night in the first concert on the New Zealand tour. A beautiful set from Bic Runga and a guest pianist (what was his name again?) and then two and a half hours of Neil and his band. Some surprises…
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