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.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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 — 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.
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.’
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.’
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.’
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.
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.
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.