Robert Forster is one of Australia's most acclaimed songwriters, and a new album from him is a cause for celebration. Fans of his work with Grant McLennan in The Go-Betweens know his inimitable skill with lyrics and ease with subtly insistent melodies. The writing is deeply personal in style, clever and sympathetic, exploring universal themes. The timing is sure, the delivery is unmistakeable: understated and compelling. On this record Robert Forster is working with members of Brisbane’s the John Steel Singers, his wife Karin Bäumler and his son Louis.
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