Alex Smith, lead singer of Moving Pictures, is Flying Solo with his own shows this weekend in Melbourne, then next week in Sydney and Newcastle.
Alex released his first solo album ‘The Thread’ on April. The album is the first of a trilogy.
19 October, St Kilda, Fyrefly
20 October, Brunswick, Spotted Mallard
22 October, Surry Hills, Low 302
23 October, Newcastle, Lizottes
24 October, Rozelle, Bridge Hotel
Alex was a co-founder of Moving Pictures in 1978. In 1981 they signed to Wheatley Records and soon had a number one album with ‘Days of Innocence’ and a number one hit with ‘What About Me’.
Moving Pictures : What About Me
A second album ‘Matinee’ came in 1983. Their non-album single ‘Never’ was included in the movie ‘Footloose”.
Moving Pictures : Never
Moving Pictures broke up in 1987 but since 2011 has reformed seven times for shows.