Andrew Denton: 'I imagine you are having fun with existence now. could I be right?' Daniel Johns: 'Yeah, certainly, i like lifestyles. it is the smartest thing within the world.' - Denton, 2004
It's taken Daniel Johns many years so as to make this kind of basic assertion. Having spent greater than 10 years because the frontman for Silverchair, Australia's greatest rock band of the prior decade, he is persevered youngster stardom, melancholy, anorexia, crippling reactive arthritis and the slings and arrows of the tune undefined, merely to emerge, tattooed and renewed. And now, the Newcastle-born band were recording within the famed Laurel Canyon studios in los angeles and should liberate their 5th album early in 07 and hit the line taking part in their very own eccentric and feisty oz. Rock.
A New Tomorrow tells the whole and unexpurgated tale of Silverchair. Apter files how Johns and his schoolmates, drummer Ben Gillies and bassman Chris Joannou, graduated from the loft above the Gillies' relatives storage to centrestage of Madison sq. backyard - all in the time it in most cases takes so much bands to checklist their first unmarried. while the dirt settled and so they chanced on their debut album, Frogstomp, had offered nearly 3 million copies, Silverchair have been confronted with a bigger problem, as they tried to end up they have been even more than 'Nirvana In Pyjamas'. With the discharge in their 2002 masterpiece, Diorama, Silverchair firmly confirmed their very own musical id, whereas Johns has constructed right into a songwriter with few friends in smooth song.
Featuring specific interviews with the band and all of these who've labored with Silverchair over their rollercoaster experience of a profession, A New Tomorrow covers all the band individuals' solo paintings, the Johns/Imbruglia nuptials, the band's 'rebirth' on the WaveAid fundraiser.
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