"Animated by its pensive, honest, and impassioned lyrics, and by a deeply-felt sense of urgency, especially in the song “The Last to Know,” which introduces the album’s title concept of “fierce mercy.”
“Fierce Mercy” is Hay’s lucky 13th solo album, and finds him in top form. At 63, his voice remains impossibly youthful, easily hitting the high notes of captivating roots-pop melodies for songs like “Come Tumbling Down.” As an expert storyteller with a knack for bringing characters to life, Hay has infused his new material with warmth and wry humor"
Colin Hay Brings Songs And Stories On The Road for Acoustic “Evening With” Shows Supporting New Release Fierce Mercy
Colin’s tour with the band wraps up in a few nights and then the evening with Solo Acoustic dates start up March 1st with sold out shows at Largo and … Continue reading
Sure, he’s a multi-million seller with Men at Work. But Sia’s uncle? Ringo’s rival? The inspiration for one of Australia’s most beloved comic creations? Who is this guy? Read Australia’s … Continue reading
But the show stealing performance of the event came from former Men at Work frontman Colin Hay, who not only showed off his Americana side with a batch of cerebral tunes but also proved he is one of the funniest entertainers in music with quips about marriage, family, drugs, and even Americana music itself.
Hay's voice could still stop traffic on Saltcoats High Street and the show in an exhilarating blast of moreish music and great laughs. Yes, we get Down Under, but you have never heard it played like this. And you want to.
Catch some great clips of Colin on BBC Radio Scotland recorded with an audience in Edinburgh! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mzlky
COLIN HAY 8 p.m. Thursday. Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook, $28, $32.westbrookpac.org Who can it be now? Colin Hay, that’s who! Since his days as the Men … Continue reading
Colin comes to The Newton Theatre in historic Newton, NJ on July 22nd! Get your tickets today at: http://www.thenewtontheatre.com/acts/colin-hay.html Read the full article at: http://www.newjerseystage.com/articles/getarticle.php?ID=7423
He once claimed to be “from a land down under,” but former Men at Work frontman Colin Hay actually originally hailed from Scotland. Despite massive hits (“Who Can It Be … Continue reading
Plymouth, NH — The Flying Monkey is excited to present Colin Hay at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Colin is known for his work with Men at Work and … Continue reading
Colin Hay will be playing the 2016 Winnipeg Folk Festival! Can’t wait to see you in July. #FolkFestHappy Check out the full festival lineup at www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca
Colin Hay answers the phone, sounding remarkably cheery for a conversation that’s taking place relatively early, at least by rock-star standards. Then again, as a musician whose career has found him … Continue reading
Thirty-five years after he introduced the world to Vegemitesandwiches, Colin Hay will serve up more mellow musical fare at a pair of Austin shows this weekend. Hay, 62, the former frontman … Continue reading
Colin Hay will, of course, always be known for his work with the Australian band Men At Work. But 30 years after the band’s dissolution, and after a dozen solo … Continue reading