James Reyne Releases Solo Anthology And Hits The Road
James Reyne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, One Electric Day

James Reyne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

James Reyne Releases Solo Anthology And Hits The Road

by Paul Cashmere on August 13, 2014

in Live,New Music,News

James Reyne has released his 2CD compilation ‘The Anthology’ and has set dates for Victoria and New South Wales over September and October to play the hits live.

The 35 track showcases the James Reyne solo years from his first hit after Australian Crawl, ‘Fall Of Rome’. It includes his collaboration with James Blundell ‘Way Out West’ and the Company of Strangers track ‘Motor City (I Get Lost)’.

‘I’ve been working as a singer, musician and songwriter for a while now, and feel that it may only be that I’ve started to grasp how it all works relatively recently. I know I’m a better craftsman now than I was, so welcomed the idea of this Anthology/retrospective of my solo stuff. The first CD includes all the solo “hits” that I’ve had, but most importantly to me, provides a threshold to the later and more recent songs; tunes that many would never have heard. They are culled from the albums “The Whiff Of Bedlam”, “Design For Living”, Speedboats For Breakfast”, “Every Man A King”, and “Thirteen” and I hope, provide an insight into what I’ve REALLY been up to.’

CD1
Fall Of Rome
Hammerhead
Motor’s Too Fast
Always The Way
One More River
House Of Cards
Harvest Moon
Five Miles Closer To The Sun
Wake Up Dead Man
Slave
Any Day Above Ground
Outback Woman
Water Water
Some People
Take A Giant Step
Way Out West
Motor City (Company Of Strangers)

CD2
Red Light Avenue
Day In The Sun
It’s Only Natural
Poor Man In The Penthouse
Design For Living
I Don’t Get Out Much Anymore
Little Criminals
Reno
Nothin’s Too Good For My Baby
Reckless (Acoustic)
Bug
The Rainbows Dead End
Sammy And Doofus And Our Man In New York
Superannuated Idol
Stop Draggin’ My Name Around
English Girls
Capsize
Good Clean Fun

James Reyne dates

September:
Friday 5th – Laycock Street Community Theatre, Central Coast NSW
Tickets: 02 4323 3233 and www.laycockstreettheatre.com/

Saturday 6th – Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, Cessnock NSW
Tickets: 02 4990 7134 and www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/cpac

Friday 12th – Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong NSW
Tickets: 02 4224 5999 and www.merrigong.com.au/

Saturday 13th – Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Waga NSW
Tickets: 02 6926 9689 and www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/civic-theatre

Saturday 20th – GPAC Drama Theatre, Geelong VIC
Tickets: 03 5225 1200 and www.gpac.org.au/

October:

Friday 10th – Orange Civic Centre, Orange NSW
Tickets: 132 849 and www.premier.ticketek.com.au/

Saturday 11th – Dubbo Regional Theatre & Entertainment Centre, Dubbo NSW
Tickets: 02 6801 4378 and www.drtcc.com.au/

Friday 17th – The Glasshouse (Access from 2:00pm), Port Macquarie NSW
Tickets: 02 6581 8888 and www.glasshouse.org.au/

Thursday 23rd – Jetty Memorial Theatre, Coffs Harbour NSW
Tickets: 02 6652 8088 and www.jettytheatre.com/

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