Radiocity is essentially an album about travel - in
both the literal and emotional sense - and is a pure delight in a music world
where style is often preferable to substance.
The production job is one of exceptional quality as well. There's a strong
sense of universality and relatability on here which draws you in, like
listening to 'Cats in the Cradle' with your dad, or travelling through a foreign
country on your own (particularly Down Under!) with a smile on your face and the
sun on your back.
This should go down well with fans of the Counting Crows and Big Country.
It's the kind of thing Neil Finn has made his trademark over the years with
dramatic Who-style powerchords and furious discoid drumming - recalls INXS
before they went crap and got bloated.
Urgent, in a word. Clearly, this is a band that, like our antipodean
pop-rocking cousins, isn't afraid of the three M's: Musicianship, Mateship and
Track List To hear a snippet for each song, click the
play button next to each song.
Bridge Across The Harbour
Bed Of Rhythm
How Katie Feels
Choice Not Freedom
Family of Nations
Paint My Dreams
Light Of The Day
How Do You Take It
Song list provided by Nigel Clothier. Song stories available now
Lyrics for every song on the album can be found