A new version of Shane Howard’s Goanna classic ‘Solid Rock’ was the most played track on Australian rock radio last week.
Scott Darlow recreated the Australian rock classic with Howard ahead of Australia Day.
“I realised that this country that I grew up in, that I thought was my country, wasn’t,” Howard told Triple M. “I had to reassess my whole relationship with the land and the landscape, and understand that we had come from somewhere else, and we had dis-empowered a whole race of people when we arrived.”
Shane received the Member of the Order of Australian Australia Day. “Our national character is evolving; that’s why I think it’s really important that we move towards a republic and we stand on our own two feet in the world and identify clearly who we are,” Howard told the ABC.
“And I don’t think you can have a republic without having a treaty with your First Nation’s People, if you want to stand as an honourable nation in the world”.
Darlow’s new version of ‘Solid Rock’ is receiving rock solid airplay nationally across the Triple M network.
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