One of the country’s finest and enduring song men, Neil Murray was a founding member of the Warumpi Band and is the writer behind such classic songs as “My Island Home”, “Blackfella Whitefella”, “Good light in Broome” and many others.
With more than three decades touring and recording behind him, Neil Murray has carved a trail through the Australian musical landscape with an extensive back catalogue that charts his journey to the heart of the nation. A seasoned performer, his live shows always captivate and inspire.
An APRA song of the year recipient in 1995, Neil Murray’s songs have also been recorded by Mary Black, Jimmy Little, Missy Higgins, Christine Anu, Peter Denahy, Amy Saunders, Powderfinger, Tiddas, Ursula Yovich and Peter Brandy.
Neil will perform songs from throughout his solo career as well as those from his latest album “Bring Thunder & Rain”, which has garnered critical acclaim and can be purchased at: www.neilmurray.com.au/pages/order_form.html
Or downloaded at: http://www.bit.ly/NeilMurrayThunderAndRainHere is a link to his latest film clip -“Whispering Casuarina” http://youtu.be/etiA4IsaAD0
The performance at BEMAC promises to be an intimate and engaging evening with one of the country’s most influential songwriters. Tickets on sale now at bemac.org.au
Neil Murray’s life and work will remain relevant while ever Australians ask the question – what in truth does it mean to call Australia home? – Martin Flanagan, The Age