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, February 23 2015
The Merri Soul Sessions may be Kelly's most daring effort yet.
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.
Thursday, December 4 2014
Paul Kelly's dark and brooding track "Gonna Be Good" reminds us how difficult it is to do what we say we’re going to do.
Tuesday, November 18 2014
Soul singer Paul Kelly brings a whole bevy of talented singers to cover his tunes for his new album The Merri Soul Sessions. Powerhouse vocalist Clairy Brown gives a spirited rendition of "Keep On Coming Back for More".