A New Tomorrow: The Silverchair Story

A New Tomorrow: The Silverchair Story

by Jeff Apter


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A New Tomorrow: The Silverchair Story by Jeff Apter

A New Tomorrow tells the complete and unexpurgated story of Silverchair. Apter documents how Johns and his two schoolmates, drummer Ben Gillies and bassman Chris Joannou, graduated from the loft above the Gillies' family garage to centerstage of Madison Square Garden—all within the time it typically takes most bands to record their first single. When the dust settled and they discovered their debut album, Frogstomp, had sold almost three million copies. Silverchair was then faced with an even bigger challenge, as they attempted to prove they were much more than "Nirvana In Pyjamas." With the release of their 2002 masterpiece, Diorama, Silverchair firmly established their own musical identity, while Johns has developed into a songwriter with few peers in modern music. Featuring exclusive interviews with the band and all of those who have worked with Silverchair over their rollercoaster ride of a career, A New Tomorrow covers all of the band members' solo work, the Johns/Imbruglia nuptials, the band's "rebirth" at the WaveAid fundraiser, and a sneak preview of their new studio album.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781741664836
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publication date: 12/01/2006
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jeff Apter is the author of 10 books, including studies of Silverchair, Jeff Buckley and cricketer Michael Slater. He is the Music Contributor for Vogue, was the former Music Editor at Australian Rolling Stone, and has been writing about popular culture for more than 20 years.

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