Tom E. Lewis was introduced to Australian audiences for his incredible role as Jimmie Blacksmith in the 1972 Fred Schepisi film “The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith’. Now 42 years later Australia needs to hear the new Tom E. Lewis album ‘Beneath The Sun’.
Tom E. Lewis has delivered one of the most compelling Indigenous Australian albums ever.
Recorded in Melbourne at Audrey Studios the album features Daddy Cool’s Ross Hannaford on guitar, an artist Tommy knew from radio back in Ngukurr all those years ago.
Tommy and Ross met at The Espy in the 90s and consummated their musical relationship with Tom E’s ‘Beneath The Sun’ album.
Michael Hohnen who also works with Gurrumul, Saltwater Band and Ali Mills produced the ‘Beneath The Sun’ album. Mike is also Gurrumul’s bass player.
“When he comes to me with a song it’s almost indecipherable. It’s very tangential, like a lot of Aboriginal storytelling,” Michael says. “Then we’ll nail a structure to it”.
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