Colin chats with Simon & Brian at Sodajerker about the writing of Fierce Mercy with Michael Giorgiades while also reflecting on some stories behind his classic hits. Listen it at: https://www.sodajerker.com/episode-103-colin-hay/
Today Paste Magazine releases Colin’s Daytrotter Session: Live from Davenport, IA on March 20th. Listen now at: https://www.pastemagazine.com/daytrotter
Pure pop deliciousness with a touch of folksiness added for good measure
COLIN HAY Concert Review (Fremont Theatre)
the crowd are in stitches with his stories but he balances the talk with these amazing songs
Read more for an update on the APIA Tour. Also, tickets still available for Tasmania on June 16th & 17th! http://www.colinhay.com/tour/ https://hifiwaythepopchronicles.com/2017/05/22/apia-good-times-tour-entertainment-centre-adelaide-1952017-2/
Click below to see Colin play “Overkill” Live as he makes the day for one Nova 100 radio host! https://www.nova100.com.au/shows/chrissie-sam-browny/colin-hay-overkill-acoustic
Colin sits down with Bernard Zuel from The Age – theage.com.au to chat about songwriting and the impact it has on the soul. Read the full article here: http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/music/colin-hay-why-sometimes-a-songwriter-is-better-than-a-fireman-20170516-gw5w6u.html
"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.