Before Too Long: Triple J's Tribute to Paul Kelly [Import]
(Australia - Import, 3PC)
2010 three CD set that contains a live concert performance that celebrated the words and songs of the veteran Australian singer/songwriter. 2009 marked the 30th anniversary of the recording career of one of Australia's true music greats. This wonderful release is features the entire concert across the first two CDs and includes performances from Bob Evans, John Butler, Dan Sultan, Clare Bowditch, Missy Higgins and others. The third CD features the original songs by Paul Kelly. When it comes to capturing an Australian aesthetic in song, Paul Kelly has achieved that effortlessly and by avoiding any annoying jingoistic clichés. He has crossed generations, genres and cultures with his music as few have done before. 49 tracks total.