24th June 2018
Steve Kilbey is the lead singer, bass guitarist and principal songwriter of Australian band The Church, who have been together 38 years, released 26 albums and sold nearly 2 million records worldwide. Their 1988 album Starfish was certified Gold in the US and featured the classic hit “Under the Milky Way”, which has appeared in countless films and television shows. Steve has also released numerous solo albums and collaborations and has written almost one thousand published songs.
Keyboardist Amanda Kramer’s first band was Information Society, whose debut album was also certified Gold in 1988 . She has played with The Golden Palominos, 10,000 Maniacs, Siouxsie Sioux and has been the keyboardist in the Psychedelic Furs for the last 15 years.
Kilbey and Kramer first met when the Church and the Furs toured together in 2015 and bonded over their mutual love of Dylan, Lou Reed, David Bowie and Burt Bacharach.