ARIA: Platinum . Kilda Festival 9th Feb, Album) Platinum  . Primitive Man. Measure for Measure. Man of Colours. Great Southern Land. Code Blue. Full Circle. Big Wheel. The Berlin Tapes. Track originally recorded by Flowers in Track is first new material released by Icehouse in Stills from this video were used for the single's cover and its label; and for the UK release Love in Motion. Whispering Jack restarted Farnham's career and kept it rolling across two more decades. On 21 NovemberWhispering Jack was re-released to celebrate its 20th Anniversary, which came with a bonus track, an extended studio version of " Pressure Down " and with a DVD of the edited Whispering Jack Live in Concert televised performance.
John Farnham had been a teen pop idol during the late s and s billed then as "Johnny". InFarnham had started collecting a songlist for a future solo album while still in Little River Band, and after he finished his vocals for their album, No Reinshe left the band late that year. Whilst visiting a jazz club in the US, Farnham was mistakenly introduced as Jack Phantom, and when he subsequently provided a running commentary for a local pool Album) he named himself Whispering Jack Phantom after the Pot Black commentator 'Whispering' Ted Lowe.
Recording began in October in the suburban garage of Farnham's house. In addition to traditional instrumentation, the album relied heavily on sampling. Initially, public interest in the re-branded former teen-idol was difficult to cultivate, Album) radio stations refused to play Farnham's album. Things however started to change after Sydney radio station 2Day FM played its first single, "You're the Voice", which was released in September Henceforth, radio stations began receiving requests for the song.
Whispering Jackreleased in October, became the highest-selling album by an Australian act in Australia, and peaked at No. Farnham followed with Jack's Back Tour, an initial itinerary of eleven performances was thought to be enough considering they were up against tours by Michael Jackson and Billy Joelbut after high ticket sales, it was extended by eight more Icehouse - Man Of Colours (CD and Album) of larger venues. At that time, Jack's Back Tour was the highest-grossing tour by an Australian act.
In Farnham announced a national tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Whispering Jackincluding the album being performed in its entirety in track order. Following the initial success of the album, a series of concerts was performed around Australia in A full version of the concert was also released to video in the same year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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