G.W. McLennan

As the sunnier, poppier half of the Go-Betweens’ singer/songwriter team, Brisbane native Grant McLennan established himself as an incisive lyricist and a crafty melodicist. In his solo career, he’s maintained, and in some instances surpassed, the standards he set with his former band. Before striking out completely on his own, McLennan followed the Go-Betweens with…

Robert Forster

After he and fellow singer/songwriter/guitarist Grant McLennan dissolved the much-loved Go-Betweens, Robert Forster—the dour, more reflective half of that Australian band’s creative core—recorded the affectingly bittersweet Danger in the Past in Berlin, with Mick Harvey (of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds and Crime + the City Solution) producing and playing various instruments and two other Bad…

Go-Betweens

One of the most critically respected and cultily adored neo-pop bands to emerge from Australia, Brisbane’s Go- Betweens began in 1977 as a Dylan-inflected duo but was a more original-sounding trio by the time it recorded Send Me a Lullaby. With shades of Television and the Cure, the cool (but not chilly) LP offers a…

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