Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl Edition (includes free Download card with purchase)
"His finest post Men At Work tracks.” —Metro Pulse
“Hay has been attracting new fans with gentle, ruminative acoustic songs.” —The New York Times
“By this, his 11th solo album, Colin Hay’s records are as comfortable as a pair of old shoes…it speaks to the craft, there’s a lot of thought behind what seems so easy.” —All Music Guide
Over the course of a solo career that has spanned the decades since he made his musical mark on popular music as the front man of the multi platinum selling Men at Work, Colin Hay has never delivered a finer, more keenly honed solo set than GATHERING MERCURY. In response to fan demand, we are releasing a limited edition version of GATHERING MERCURY on 180 gram vinyl. This 2011 release reveals Hay’s emotional depth and musical diversity and earned Hay appearances on TV appearances on Craig Ferguson, Ellen and CNN as well as an ARIA award nomination in Australia. The songs are deeply affecting but never maudlin. Despite the serious subject matter, they’re full of Hay’s usual optimism with arrangements featuring his quizzical, instantly recognizable tenor vocals supported by acoustic instruments and melodic electric guitar accents.
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