An Outpost of Promise

by Halfway

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A band called Halfway.

Halfway formed in 2000 in Brisbane, Australia.
They have released 5 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

"The Golden Halfway Record" - 2016
Produced by Mark Nevers

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

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


released May 26, 2010

Produced by Robert Forster, Engineered by Wayne Connolly
Recorded at The Shed, Windsor, Brisbane.

Halfway AOOP - John Busby, Chris Dale, Ben Johnson, Elwin Hawtin,
Noel Fitzpatrick, Liam Fitzpatrick, Liam Bray, Chris Hess.

Keys on 2 & 3 - Chris Pickering
Saxaphone on 3 - Sally Lindenberg
Trumpet on 3 - Adrian Mauro

Thanks - Darek Mudge, Jamie Trevaskis, Richard Johnston

Cover pic - Dane Beesley


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Halfway Brisbane, Australia

Halfway formed in 2000 in Brisbane, Australia.
They have released 6 critically acclaimed albums.
The most recent being Rain Lover, 2018. Recorded by Yanto Browning at QUT Skyline Studios Brisbane QLD.
Produced by Halfway & Mark Nevers.
Mixed by Mark Nevers at the Beech House.
Pawleys Island, South Carolina.
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