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October 20, 2010 drainu182 7

INXS has announced they will release their new album titled Original Sin on January 11, 2011. The first musical project between INXS and original manager CM Murphy in over a decade, the band has recorded several of their signature hits re-imagined by some of the world’s finest musicians including Ben Harper, Rob Thomas, Tricky, Nikka Costa and more. A partnership between Murphy’s own Petrol Electric label and Rhino Entertainment, Original Sin will mark the first INXS album release on the …

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Snow Patrol cover INXS’s “New Sensation” (Video/Free MP3)

November 14, 2009 drainu182 0

Snow Patrol recently stopped by the legendary Maida Vale Studios in West London where they recorded their interesting interpretation of INXS’s “New Sensation”. Maida Vale Studios, separating 75 years of existence, is famous for its clientele including everyone from the Beatles to the White Stripes. Check out Snow Patrol’s version of “New Sensation” below and maybe compare it to the INXS version version below that. Download a free mp3 of Snow Patrol’s version here (right-click, save as)

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Snow Patrol cover INXS’s “New Sensation” on Late Night Tales (Listen)

October 26, 2009 drainu182 0

Last week, we told you about the really cool Late Night Tales mix compilation selected by Snow Patrol. The band even contributed their own cover of the INXS classic “New Sensation.” We want you to have a chance to check it out. Click below to stream it and check out the tracklisting for Late Night Tales, which will see release in the United States on November 3rd.

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So INXS was going to bring back JD Fortune?

February 24, 2009 drainu182 1

So last week everyone was writing about how JD Fortune had been kicked out as lead singer of INXS. Today, news comes out from INXS that JD was full of it. A released group statement reads: “Not only are we shocked by the claims, even the place the supposed incident was to have taken place is a mystery.” Band rep CM Murphy (“creative director and global business strategist” aka dude who “manages” them while scoring them Aussie hookers and …

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Singing for INXS is bad for your life: JD Fortune kicked out, addicted to coke and homeless

February 20, 2009 drainu182 1

As a fan of INXS (Michael Hutchence era), it was always hard to accept his “successors” but you really wanted to believe in JD Fortune, the winner of the reality show Rock Star: INXS. Unfortunately, after three years with the band and being dropped from their record label, singer JD Fortune has now ended up with a drug habit, poor and out of the band.

Fortune told Canda’s Entertainment Tonight (that’s like US Entertainment Tonight but 40 % less …