Tag: Neil Finn

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House this week marked the 33rd anniversary of their classic single “Don’t Dream It’s Over” reaching No. 2 on the U.S. charts by recording a new socially-distanced version of the song “between continents.” You can see the whole multi-part performance right here.

This week’s new releases: Hüsker Dü box set, plus R.E.M., Tears For Fears, Neil Finn

This week’s new releases: Hüsker Dü box set, plus R.E.M., Tears For Fears, Neil Finn

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include a new box set of early Husker Du material, an expanded R.E.M. reissue and a Tears For Fears best-of.

This week’s new releases: Marc Almond goes retro, Luna does covers and instrumentals

This week’s new releases: Marc Almond goes retro, Luna does covers and instrumentals

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include a new album of retro covers from Marc Almond, and a new covers album and instrumental EP from Luna.

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include new studio albums from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Crowded House’s Neil Finn.

Crowded House’s Neil Finn to livestream recording of new solo album ‘Out of Silence’

Crowded House’s Neil Finn to livestream recording of new solo album ‘Out of Silence’

Crowded House frontman Neil Finn is working on his upcoming new solo record Out of Silence in full view of his fans, livestreaming his in-studio performances each Friday this month — culminating, on Aug. 25, with the full recording of the album live on the internet. Watch footage of the recording sessions here.

New releases: Camper Van Beethoven, Neil Finn, Devo, Clan of Xymox, ZTT Records

New releases: Camper Van Beethoven, Neil Finn, Devo, Clan of Xymox, ZTT Records

This week’s new releases include a pair of Camper Van Beethoven reissues, new studio albums from Crowded House’s Neil Finn and Clan of Xymox, a Devo DVD, an expanded best-of from Frankie Goes to Hollywood, a pair of ZTT Records compilations and vinyl reissues from Orange Juice.

Hunters & Collectors tribute to feature Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, The Avalanches and more

Hunters & Collectors tribute to feature Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, The Avalanches and more

Hunters & Collectors — best-known to American fans for late-’80s modern-rock hits “Back on the Breadline” and “When the River Runs Dry” — will be the subject of a new tribute album next month featuring interpretations of the band’s music by Eddie Vedder and Neil Finn, Paul Kelly, The Living End, The Avalanches and more.

Video: Neil Finn, Johnny Marr play The Smiths’ ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’

Taking a break from the ongoing Crowded House tour, bandleader Neil Finn played a solo show at London’s Jazz Cafe last night, and as he’s wont to do, invited Johnny Marr onstage to perform several songs, including The Smiths’ beloved ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out.’

Video: Crowded House plays ‘History Never Repeats,’ ‘Four Seasons in One Day’

Crowded House has posted two videos from its Sept. 1 gig in Edmonton, Canada: a rousing take on Neil Finn’s classic 1981 Split Enz single ‘History Never Repeats,’ and ‘Four Season in One Day,’ a single off the Crowdies’ 1992 album ‘Woodface.’

Video: Crowded House’s ‘Either Side of the World,’ second single off ‘Intriguer’

As Crowded House nears the end of its U.S. tour, the band this week released an official music video for ‘Either Side of the World,’ the second single off this summer’s ‘Intriguer.’

Video: Crowded House and Liam Finn cover Neil Young’s ‘Old Man’ in Clearwater, Fla.

Crowded House tonight posted video of the band, joined by Neil Finn’s son, Liam Finn, performing Neil Young’s classic ‘Old Man’ in Clearwater, Fla., on Wednesday night as a tribute to longtime Young sideman Ben Keith, who died two days earlier.

Video: Crowded House and Johnny Marr cover David Bowie’s ‘Moonage Daydream’

Given today’s release of ‘Intriguer’ in the U.K., it seems fitting to post this sweet clip: Crowded House and the venerable Johnny Marr covering the David Bowie classic ‘Moonage Daydream’ during the encore of the band’s May 27 concert in Manchester.

Crowded House releasing ‘Intriguer’ in June; 28-date North American tour to follow

Crowded House releasing ‘Intriguer’ in June; 28-date North American tour to follow

The second post-reunion album from Crowded House — dubbed ‘Intriguer’ — will be released this June under the band’s new deal with Universal Music, and will be followed by a lengthy, 28-date tour of North America beginning in July.

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House to release new album in March, announce spring UK tour

Crowded House this spring will release its second album since reuniting in 2007, an 11-track, as-yet-untitled disc that Neil Finn and Co. will support with a just-announced tour of the United Kingdom in May and June and a slot at the famed Isle of Wight Festival.