RUSSELL MORRIS

AUSTRALIAN LEGEND

Thu Nov 10th 2016 at 19:30
Melbourne, 11 Singers Lane, Melbourne, Victoria
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Aria Hall of Fame inductee, #1 selling Platinum artist, King of Pop, Australian Icon!!
Those are a few phrases commonly used when describing Aussie legend Russell Morris. He since had a stellar career releasing great albums since the 60s.
 
In a bold attempt to deliver a piece of untold Australian history, Russell Morris’s latest album Sharkmouth has done just that. Loosely based on characters and events spanning from 1916, Sharkmouth is a journey through some of Australia’s most iconic and untold stories.

A journey through The Great Depression, Squizzy Taylor, Phar Lap, Painters and Dockers, Les Darcy, Mr Eternity... just some of the characters and events in this soundscape. 

Believed to be a first of its kind, Sharkmouth is a Roots and Blues representation of the Aussie Battler.

A long time in the making and a project Russell has been wanting for, he invited some of Australia’s finest artists to help create a record full of sultry grooves, earthy textures and swinging shuffles.

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