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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Spencer Goode ·
Originally Posted by Paināporo: I think you should just go ahead and post the script so we can comment on it. Someone did that not too long ago in the Enz section of this site. I was actually a bit surprised by how much I enjoyed it! Thanks for remembering. I think I finally joined just to post that after afew years as a visitor.
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Herbalife ·
In my opinion a Crowded House musical or stage performance could only be a comedy, and never really serious. An idea I have is, ACDC end up opening for Crowded House because they did make their 5th album and a 6th and 7th and they outsold ACDC and Michael Jackson.....and of course, then Jesus came back without any computer enhancement technology (laughing out loud...)
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2 Tickets for Crowded House Saturday, November 26th

AMG ·
I am unable to use my tickets and would love to hand them off to someone who will enjoy the show as much as I would. They are currently in Will Call at SOH, so I will just need to call and take them out of my name and put them in yours. Please contact me at asha.genske@tlaworldwide.com. I'm in California, so be patient with time difference!
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I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

LIONEL ·
That's it really. Any help greatly appreciated! Thanks Lionel
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Dorthonion ·
If you're serious ... Neil's Management
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Spencer Goode ·
Sounds great LIONEL! Any way you could post a synopsis. I'd love to hear more.
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

LIONEL ·
Thanks both for your replies. I have sent a copy to Neil's management. Wish me luck! Please see below the synopsis. Fairly simple but I found it very emotional to write so hopefully that will come through, and of course, packed with fabulous Neil Finn/Crowded House songs. I really enjoyed writing it. It would be unbelievably inspiring to be able to put it on somewhere and that's my aim for the next step in the script's life as it were. Again, here's hoping....Thanks again, Lionel Synopsis...
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Paināporo ·
Very intriguing. Lionel, just out of curiosity, what experience do you have with writing and producing musicals? There must be a ton of work involved in making something like this happen. The Poor Boy musical used a lot of Tim Finn songs and Tim was very involved in the process of crafting the story and selecting the songs. It was lead by playwright Matt Cameron, who had previously written a number of award winning Australian plays and was also involved in creating and writing for several...
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

LIONEL ·
Hi there, I'm afraid I don't have the level of experience to which you refer. This is the first musical I've written. I've experience in writing plays, books and other materials, and performed in plays and in bands etc but musicals had not inspired me before. But I think it must have been the depth of Neil's/Crowded House's songs that got me started. I'm not sure of my original inspiriation exactly but I know that was at the heart of it. Once I started I just couldn't stop. It completely...
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Re: I've written a Crowded House Musical. Any ideas how I could get this to Neil please?

Paināporo ·
I think you should just go ahead and post the script so we can comment on it. Someone did that not too long ago in the Enz section of this site. I was actually a bit surprised by how much I enjoyed it!
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Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Guy. ·
While discussing the Woodface album at the Steve Hoffman forum I came across someone's name in the Woodface CD booklet I knew nothing about. I wondered who this Stuart Ellison is who is credited with "additional keyboards". I tracked him down online and found out he was happy to partake in an interview. I realised that in his capacity as engineer at Tim's Melbourne Periscope Studio he had a significantly larger role in the creation of Woodface than previously known. So, as a fun pastime,...
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September 1986 - September 2016...

BRANDO BRANDT ·
I'm very curious as to what might have delayed the 'official' announcement around the upcoming releases, as well as the logic behind a September release date. Don't Dream It's Over was released in Oct. 86' and aside from Now We're Getting Somewhere having been released in Sept. 86', I don't really see the connection between the dates. I'm still hopeful that with the official announcement, we'll get a surprise 2016-2017 Crowded House Tour. Maybe that's why Management and the band are being so...
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Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Mitchell Laney ·
Hello Frenz, long time follower, Frenz life member and occasional poster here. I'd love for you all to have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta. These are our first two recorded tracks, they're called "They Love You" and "Garden Varieties". The reason i post them here is because Crowded House and Neil Finn's music has been a huge influence on my own songwriting, from the way i present my music (artwork that evokes childhood but through the eyes of adulthood, thanks Nick ;) to lyrical matter...
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Split Enz (and Crowded House) Reviewed

AphoristicGraham ·
Hello, I'm a New Zealander, and have been a fan of the Finn brothers since my teens. As a hobby I've been working on a personal music review website, and I've just covered Split Enz: https://albumreviews.blog/reviews/split-enz/ I haven't seen many reviews of Split Enz's entire discography (although I haven't covered the live releases, Odds and Enz, or the Luton Tapes) in one place, so I thought that people might be interested. Let me know if I have any factual errors. I also covered Crowded...
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Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

Secret God (Stew) ·
How would you like to see Crowded House perform a Woodface 30th Anniversary tour in 2021 to promote a Woodface box set? For anyone interested, I wrote up the full details of my concept here , and even created some basic concept cover art for the box.
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Nick Seymour involvement in "Starboard Home" concert & album in Dublin

The Ligature ·
https://www.nch.ie/Online/Press-Starboard-Home ...The artists gathered at Sun Studios in Dublin during February to collaborate and record Starboard Home. Bringing together a new band featuring Nick Seymour (Crowded House), Brian Crosby (formerly Bell X1 and The Cake Sale) and Glenn Keating (I Am The Cosmos and Jape), the artist have recorded all the new works for an album to be released in June 2016...
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Paināporo ·
Very cool! Love the insights into the making of songs. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to part 2!
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Paul H ·
Yes, very well done. An excellent piece of work. Thank you for doing it and sharing.
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Lance LaSalle ·
Great interview, very illuminating.
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Monsieur Nick ·
Thank you so much for this - great interview!
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

Steve Shealy ·
Almost didn't click on this, but so glad I did! Fascinating stuff! Thanks!
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

mummakook ·
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

renzo ·
I can’t believe his memory for detail. Great interview
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Re: Interview with Stuart Ellison - Periscope studio engineer (part 1)

c.houser ·
What insight to an amazing time. Thank you for sharing!
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Re: September 1986 - September 2016...

Paul H ·
I tend towards the assumption that there's nothing major behind announcement delays. That is, there's nothing for us to worry over/get excited about. It's probably just making sure that everything is in place promotion-wise before hitting the Go button. But it's the "newly mastered" bit that worries me. There's absolutely nothing wrong with the mastering on the first three albums - in fact, it's pretty much as good as one could want IMO. Together Alone could use a little less compression but...
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Re: September 1986 - September 2016...

sinner62 ·
Amazon canada is showing vinyl available for pre order , release Sept 16! Just 3 weeks away!? Official announcement is late/ or these dates are wrong. Time will tell.
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Re: September 1986 - September 2016...

sinner62 ·
and the 2CD deluxe editions showing on amazon canada too, same date Sept 16.
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Re: September 1986 - September 2016...

brownie ·
Release date on Amazon in the US is not until November 18 for the vinyl. No mention yet of the CD's. I think I'm going to wait and see if it is possible to just purchase the bonus tracks in download form at some point. I have no real desire to repurchase CD's of albums I already own, especially when I hardly ever listen to CD's any more.
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Re: September 1986 - September 2016...

slowpogo ·
I think the main reason to remaster any album of that era is, analog-to-digital conversion is vastly better than it was 20-30 years ago. All other things being equal, they will sound better for that reason. But I share your worry that all other things will likely not be equal..
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Re: Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Hawk57 ·
Both of these tracks are absolutely brilliant! Garden Varieties in particular sounds like Neil writing sunshine pop What are the plans for Mode Atlanta's future?
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Re: Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Steve Shealy ·
Missed this the first time around, thanks for reviving it, Hawk. Yes, a couple of very nice tracks. A little XTC-ish, too (in a good way). As I'm from the southern USA, curious as to "Atlanta" in your band name.
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Re: Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Mitchell Laney ·
Thanks Hawk57 and Steve for having a listen, glad your digging it! Plans for the future, we're recording two more songs in April then bundling them with They Love You and Garden Varieties and releasing as an EP, we're also going to make a short youtube series in which we pair acoustic recordings of some newer songs with footage shot at our drummer's new place. As for the name, it was just one of those things i thought up when half asleep, you know when the synapses are firing different ways...
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Re: Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Hawk57 ·
Good to hear there's more on the way! I thought I might have heard a touch of REM influence in Garden Varieties but I wasn't sure if it was just because of your name. Also I could understand the lyrics which isn't like REM at all
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Re: Have a listen to my band Mode Atlanta - shades of Crowded House, or so i hope!

Mitchell Laney ·
"up to buy Katie buys a kitchen-size but not me in", indeed!
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Re: Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

The Pineapple Head ·
This looks great. I was skeptical at first but I think it would work. However some may feel short changed buying another Woodface after the Deluxe Edition.
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Re: Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

silent stream ·
Woodface is THIRTY years old? thanks for making me feel ancient. hess wouldve turned 60 a few weeks ago. boys were in their 20s and 30s when they were at their peak. come to think of it, so were we all great times.
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Re: Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

Secret God (Stew) ·
A fair point about buying another version of Woodface so soon after the reissue. But in this day and age of boxed sets being released for classic albums I think it's more than justified. It also would be half a decade later. Personally I would have liked these deluxe versions to be staggered for release at the 30th anniversary of each album. It would have created more of a sense of event for each one. And by 2021 a Woodface boxed set would have been a much easier sell. Having said that I'm...
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Re: Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

Chris Camfield ·
Anniversary tour yes, boxed set no.
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Re: Huge collection for sale

Jeremy Loder ·
Hi Matt. Are any of the CDs your getting rid of fanclub CDs? If so which ones.
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Re: Huge collection for sale

kevin simms ·
I'm seeking the Fan Club release B&W cover True Colours if you have it.. Cheers
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Re: Huge collection for sale

NZMatt ·
Hey Kevin, I don't have that one I'm afraid. Cheers - Matt
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Re: Huge collection for sale

kevin simms ·
Matt I appreciate your reply , and admire your collection sir
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Re: Huge collection for sale

NZMatt ·
Just letting everyone know that the collection has now been sold. Thanks so much for the interest, everyone.
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Re: Huge collection for sale

kevin simms ·
I trust it went to a good home. I'm sure you had great pleasure and fun in pulling together the collection
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Re: Huge collection for sale

NZMatt ·
Went to a Wellingtonian fan and longtime Frenz member - so couldn’t be happier. Cheers Kevin!
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Huge collection for sale

NZMatt ·
I have a huge collection of Crowded House CDs and DVDs for sale, including singles, live albums, limited editions of the regular albums and some rarities. Includes Split Enz, Finn Brothers and more. Around 100 CDs. Everything here is an official release. I‘ll even throw in some vintage CH tour shirts, never worn. Would love to sell these to an NZ-based buyer if possible, due to the weight and cost of shipping - please PM me for details if you’re interested. Many thanks for reading! - Matt
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An open letter to all Crowdies

The Pineapple Head ·
Hello everyone. I've always felt that the Crowded House/Frenz community has been a like minded and mostly agreeing place. Sure, we have different opinions but there's always underlying respect. However, after the recent business with Mark Hart, I'm worried what will become of this fandom. Neil's decision has been extremely divisive and have no doubt that no matter what some people will be unhappy with the result. I, myself have my reservations. Still it will be interesting to see what...
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Crowded House Very Very Best Orange Vinyl

eastwood43 ·
Hello everyone, and sorry for my English. I bought this beautiful edition a few days ago. I have all Crowded House albums and singles on CD, and some on vinyl, and my expectations were very high. Orange vinyls are beautiful, however, the sound is very poor. I think some CDs sound better, it has some background noise and the C side is completely saturated. It's a beautiful vinyl for my collection, but I don't think I'll listen to it again. My question is: Is my copy defective? I would like to...
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Crowded House playing Pinkpop Festival next June

In Love With It All ·
Crowded House have been announced as one of the headline acts at the Pinkpop Festival in the Netherlands next June. https://www.pinkpop.nl/2020/en/line-up/crowded-house/ So Bluesfest is not a one-off gig. I assume further dates will be announced.
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Cameos

The Professor ·
Hi, does anyone know if any members of Crowded House or Split Enz made cameos on TV shows at any point? Just curious.
 
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