Joel McKerrow & the Mysterious Few Album.
Welcome Home 05:40
We Tell Stories 04:55
Waiting for the Storm 04:57
Dawn Comes Slow 03:56
The Search 07:18
For Tomorrow 06:09
Ugly Words 04:04
There is not really even a specific genre for what Joel McKerrow & the Mysterious Few are creating here. It could be called something like acoustic-driven, intimate, folk rock poetry; a mash up of Passenger, Sigur Ros, Daughter sitting beneath passionately delivered spoken word.
Whatever it is Joel McKerrow and the Mysterious Few are pioneering a unique meeting place of artistic forms through an explosion of poetic verse, impassioned performance, soaring vocals and intricate musicality. The songs/poems (or pongs for short) are both inspiring and moving, attention grabbing and thoughtful, articulate and powerful, in-your-face and under-your-skin. This is not just poetry with a thin musical veneer, this is music perfectly and intentionally woven in with spoken word.
Frontman Joel McKerrow is one of Australia's most successful performance poets having toured extensively throughout Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe as well as releasing two previous studio albums, two live albums and two published books. He is the Artist Ambassador for the aid and development organisation ‘TEAR Australia’, was the third ever Australian representative at the Individual World Poetry Slam... more
released April 30, 2015
Produced, engineered and mixed by Joshua Fuhrmeister.
Associate producer Joel McKerrow.
Mastered by Andrew Edgson, Studios 301, Sydney.
Joel McKerrow & the Mysterious Few are…
Words by Joel McKerrow, Richelle Boer and Joshua Fuhrmeister.
Spoken Word by Joel McKerrow.
Female Vocals by Richelle Boer.
Male Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Electronic Programming by Joshua Fuhrmeister.
Percussion and Drums by Leah Scholes.
Violin, Viola and Mandolin by Jhana Allan.
Cover Design by Matt Deutscher at Oak and Ink.
Special thanks to all those POZIBLE contributors who made this album possible and to all of our friends and family and everyone who has supported the bringing together of this collaboration.
Copyright April 2015.