One of Australia’s foremost singer/songwriters and paved the way for three generations of songwriters to write about the experience of being Australian.
The show will feature a full rock band of the stellar players who have now been with Richard for two decades and become an essential part of the musical DNA.
The show will feature a select few songs from the new album, but also all the classic hits from the last four decades; “Capricorn Dancer” “Deep Water” “I am an Island” “Best Years of Our Lives” “Girls on the Avenue” “Blue Bay Blues” and so many others.
“Every nation with a great tradition in rock whose longevity places them in a special, sparsely populated strata of the entertainment world. They are the tribal elders of popular music, you might say. If America has Jackson Browne and Bruce Springsteen, and the U.K. has Van Morrison and Paul McCartney, then we are proud to confer similar prestige on Richard Clapton. Songs like “Deep Water” and “Capricorn Dancer” are touchstones on the Aussie rock landscape, without which we wouldn’t really know who we are or where we’re going.”