One of Australia’s greatest songwriters, Andrew Farriss is known as a co-founder and the main songwriter, keyboardist/guitarist, and backing vocalist for multi award winning iconic band INXS.
Few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than B.J. Thomas. With his smooth, rich voice and unerring song sense, Thomas’s expansive career crossed multiple genres, including country, pop, and gospel, earning him CMA, Dove, and Grammy awards and nominations since his emergence in the 1960s.
Singer/songwriter Ed Bruce passed away Friday, January 8th at age 81. As a songwriter, artists such as Crystal Gayle (Restless), Charlie Louvin (See The Big Man Cry), Tommy Roe (Save Your Kisses), Tanya Tucker (Texas When I Die, The Man That Turned My Mama On), and Willie Nelson (Mama Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys) are just a few who have recorded his songs. As an artist, Bruce’s hits include “The Last Cowboy Song”, “Love’s Found You And Me”, “Ever, Never Lovin’ You”, “After All”, “My First Taste Of Texas” and more.
We hope that this curated playlist will bring some cheer to the end of your year, so give it a listen! Download some of your favorites and share them with family and friends.
The stage is set and the wait is finally over for singer/songwriter Andrew Farriss to release his solo EP, ‘Love Makes The World.’ Drawing the curtain on a special release that serves as an exclusive insight into Andrew as a songwriter, this EP provides healing melodies that allow listeners to relax and forget about the unsettling factors of 2020. ‘Love Makes The World’ gives fans a peek into Farriss’ solo efforts; a project the esteemed songwriter has been working on for more than a decade.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Mac Davis has passed away at age 78. Some of his most legendary hits as an artist include, “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me,” “Naughty Girl,” “Texas In My Rear View Mirror,” and “Hooked On Music.” As a songwriter, Davis penned hits for artists such as Nancy Sinatra, Elvis Presley, B.J. Thomas, Bobby Goldsboro, Vicki Carr, Perry Como, and many more. While living in California, Davis began acting, appearing in The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard In Hollywood, Murder She Wrote, Where The Red Fern Grows, Beer For My Horses, and more. Davis was not only a poetic prodigy, but a friend to many in the music and entertainment industry.
Singer/Songwriter Andrew Farriss celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the multi-platinum selling album ‘X,’ released on this day 30 years ago from the world-renowned band, INXS. Farriss, a founding member of the band, played keyboard and provided backing vocals and other instrumentation. With INXS, he has sold over 60 million records, received multiple Grammy nominations, and an induction into the ARIA Hall Of Fame in 2001. ‘X,’ INXS’s 7th studio album, was released on September 25th in 1990.
Gearing up for the release of his first solo EP, songwriter Andrew Farriss delivers refreshing optimism with an enchanting new single titled, “All The Stars Are Mine”. The single is the perfect representation of what Andrew’s forthcoming EP Love Makes The World mirrors. The EP, slated for release on October 2, 2020, will give listeners a unique peek into his solo efforts; a project the esteemed songwriter has been working on for more than a decade. In fact, Andrew’s debut solo album was due for release in 2020, but COVID-19 threw a curveball into those plans. Rather than sit back and wait, Andrew put plans in motion to bring forward the release of his already completed 2021 EP so he could still share music with fans who had been waiting. Farriss’s EP, Love Makes The World will be released through BMG and is available now for preorder.
While COVID-19 might have stalled the creative works of many, acclaimed singer/songwriter Andrew Farriss has used the down-time to record his soon to be released 5-song EP Love Makes The World slated for release on October 2, 2020.