A band called Halfway.
Halfway formed in 2000 in Brisbane, Australia.
They have released 4 critically acclaimed albums.
"Farewell to the Fainthearted" - 2004,
Produced & Recorded by Wayne Connolly & Halfway
"Remember the River" - 2006
Produced by Wayne Connolly & Rob Younger
"An Outpost of Promise" - 2010
Produced by Robert Forster, Recorded by Wayne Connolly
"Any Old Love" - 2014
Produced by Robert Forster, Recorded by Phil Graham
Co-produced by Peter Jesperson & John Willsteed
After starting out on Sydney’s Laughing Outlaw Records, they are now on Brisbane label Plus One Records.
In 2008 key writers John Busby & Chris Dale won the Grant McLennan Memorial Fellowship. Arguably Australia’s most prestigious songwriting award.
They have played shows with Richard Hawley, You Am I, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, J Mascis, Sloan, Mark Olson & Garly Louris (Jayhawks) & scored festival spots at the 2011 Big Day Out, 2010 Gympie Muster.
Influences include The Replacements, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Paul Kelly, The Band, Big Star, The Go-Betweens, Roberto Duran & Christopher Hitchens.
A new album is planned for 2016.
There is no end in sight.
Album available on CD & 180gram vinyl through Plus One Records www.plusonerecords.com.au
An Outpost of Promise, reviews.
Rolling Stone - 4 Stars
The Courier Mail - 4 stars
Whisperin & Hollerin’ (UK) – 9/10
Tom Mag – 5 stars
Time Off Magazine- 4 stars
Rave Magazine - 4 stars
Inpress magazine – 4 stars
The Courier Mail – Top 10 albums of 2010