On this Six-Pack episode, friends of the show Mary Scholz and Nick Young join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to celebrate the work of Chris Trapper. You may know Chris from his work with The Push Stars, you may know him from his brilliant solo records, you may know him from his tireless tour schedule as a solo artist and in support of the likes of Colin Hay and Rob Thomas, you may know him from his various soundtrack appearances… but if you don’t know him, well, you should. If you’re a fan, this is a great celebration of his work and unique voice. If you’re new to Chris and his work, this is a great starting point as three friends and admirers bring a quality six pack of Mr Trapper’s emotionally intelligent and heartfelt songs. Give it a listen.
So sit back and discover or rediscover the unique voice and talent of Chris Trapper!
Chris Trapper of The Push Stars shares his 10 Essential Colin Hay songs. Chris has gone from being a fan of Colin’s solo work to a longtime partner on the road and a dear friend to the legendary Men At Work frontman. Through sharing his ten essential Colin Hay songs, Chris tells great personal stories about how he first discovered Colin’s solo work, how he first starting performing with him at festivals and as an opening act, firsthand memories of Colin’s struggles with lawsuits, death, life, career ups and downs, and what about Colin’s work, humility, humor and spirit inspires and influences him.
Oh, and which of Colin’s songs does Chris consider a classic on par with Imagine and A Change Is Gonna Come? Listen and find out.. it’s a good one.