Thursday, April 5 2012
If Paul Kelly were an American, he'd be regarded as the States' premiere Americana songwriter. He'd be the king of Austin, or Nashville's ruling prince. But Kelly was born in Adelaide, and often places the aforementioned universal themes amidst Australian locales and history.
Monday, January 21 2013
The Australian tunesmith has crafted a song cycle about falling in love/falling out of love. It's a bittersweet tale told with literate and delicate lyrics.
Wednesday, February 1 2012
While pinning down Kelly’s style is impossible as he’s always changing, his lyrics are always literate and innocently romantic. He may understand love hurts, but that doesn’t stop him from being sucker punched.