Tag: Neil Finn

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #49: Hot Dog, Jumping Frog, Albuquerque — Royals, Volume I

I thought there would be tons of songs about princesses. I had maybe four....

Music, News

Music News: Lindsey Buckingham Fired From Fleetwood Mac

Can’t the “classic” version of this band stay on good terms for more than a few months at a time without everything...


A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Neil Finn, “Out of Silence”

Be prepared to spend a long time with a short album....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 19, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Neil Finn, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto, 4/5/14

Going all the way back his days in Split Enz, Neil Finn has always found a welcoming audience in Canada (that group’s True Colours...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: February 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for February 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: January 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for January 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...


On Reunions

Reunions are the Hostess cakes of the music world — they often sound like a treat, but by the time they’re finished,...


The Singles Bar: Neil Finn, “Song Of The Lonely Mountain”

Crowded House/Split Enz/Pajama Club/Finn Brothers/solo artist/songwriter extraordnaire Neil Finn helps his Kiwi brother Peter Jackson out...

City Squirrel

Music, News

Free Music: City Squirrel, “Lockerbie”

The Portland band City Squirrel are set to release their excellent third album, defeat....


Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Penultimate Songs

We're such geeks that we even think about albums with great second-to-last songs....


Mellowmas, Music

The Fifth Day of Mellowmas: BoyleFinnmas

Most Christmas albums contain the same old songs, but this year, Susan Boyle has brought us a rather unusual Gift....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Crowded House, “Intriguer”

A new Crowded House album is always cause for celebration, and Ken Shane thinks their latest is one of their best....


Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: 7 Worlds Collide, “The Sun Came Out”

7 Worlds Collide, spearheaded by Crowded House’s Neil Finn, is a loose collective formed with friends, acquaintances and...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Neil Finn

The Crowded House frontman talks about the new 7 Worlds Collide project, and answers reader questions about his long career....


Music, Popdose Interviews

Calling All Questions: Neil Finn

Jon Cummings is gearing up to interview Neil Finn, but instead of hogging the questions all to himself, he wants to know what you...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: 7 Worlds Collide, “The Sun Came Out”

The coolest thing about 7 Worlds Collide’s The Sun Came Out is also its biggest flaw: Namely, that “group” founder Neil...


Music, Pop Goes the World

Pop Goes the World: Icecream Hands, “Sweeter Than the Radio”

It's time for another week of Pop Goes the World -- and a look at what David Medsker calls "the best album Crowded House never made."...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 6/19/09

You guys give up, or you thirsty for more? Bobby Jimmy & the Critters – Roaches from Look at All These Roaches 12″ (1986)...


Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Jonatha Brooke

Jonatha Brooke is one of those artists whose name always sounds familiar – if only because, really, how many people named...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Neil Finn, “Last to Know”

Late. I was late getting to the damn airport. If I hadn’t stopped by the library to renew that Le Carre book, I would have been on...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Crowded House

I don’t get it. I simply don’t. 2007 was a pretty good year for music, all in all. Maybe not great for the actual industry of...