9 Sep 2017

Paul Kelly: "poet laureate of Australian music"

From RNZ Music, 3:00 pm on 9 September 2017
Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly Photo: supplied

Paul Kelly has been described as the poet laureate of Australian music and remains one of Australia’s most enduring songwriters who is as consistent as he is critically acclaimed.

Kelly has always been motivated by a love of words and songs that tell stories.

Paul Kelly has just released his 23rd studio album called Life is Fine – his first to enter the Australian album charts at number one – and is following it up with a world tour that includes three shows in Aotearoa in late November.

Kelly talks to Trevor Reekie about the creative process and recording the album Life is Fine.

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