Brian and Iva take a look back at the achievements, the accolades and the music that defined Icehouse and shaped the Australian music industry.
Icehouse achieved mainstream chart success with hits such as Electric Blue, Crazy, Great Southern Land and My Obsession all Top 5 singles in Australia. The album Man of Colours hit #1 in Australia, going 7 times platinum back in 1987. The album, still one of the highest selling albums in Australia by an Australian band.
Brian chats to Iva about Icehouse’ induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2006 and his long standing work in the community. Brian takes Iva back to relive the classic Icehouse catalogue of hits and what his experience was working alongside music industry icons David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music, Simple Minds, Robert Palmer, The Psychedelic Furs, Nik Kershaw and the legendary Hall & Oates. Iva also highlights his brief encounter with another Aussie music icon, INXS.
Great Southern Land is an Icehouse track known to many Australians, some will insist it’s our countries unofficial national anthem, listen to Brian and Iva chat about the song which has etched its name into Aussie folklore and the huge impact Icehouse’ music had on the Australian public.
This full interview includes special bonus content which was not aired on JOY 94.9!
Iva Davies – a true Australian music legend. Join Iva and Brian for this very special JOY 94.9 interview.