Fergus Brown

Fergus Brown

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

Fergus' melodic guitar-pop is reminiscent of Ben Kweller, The Shins & Randy Newman. His trademark is quirky yet tender love songs. His song 'Last Winter' featured on Emmy award-winning series 'The Starter Wife', he has played with the likes of Martha Wainwright, Jens Lekman, New Buffalo & An Horse.

Biography

Sydney songwriter Fergus’s melodic guitar-pop is reminiscent of The Shins, Bon Iver and Ben Kweller, but he is equally aligned with the lyrical peculiarities of artists such as Randy Newman, Jonathan Richman, and The Magnetic Fields.
His debut record 'Burgers Frown' (online internationally and in stores Australia-wide May 15, 2009) is a collection of sometimes quirky, sometimes tender, love songs. Guest musicians on the record include Tony Dupé (Holly Throsby), Paul Mac (silverchair), Tim Derricourt (Dappled Cities) and Jack Ladder.
Fergus’ song ‘Last Winter’ featured prominently on Emmy award-winning US TV series ‘The Starter Wife’ and he has already performed with Martha Wainwright, Jens Lekman, New Buffalo, Cloud Control, An Horse and Jack Ladder.
Fergus is a former winner of the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA), and the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, an emerging artists award scheme overseen by the Lennon Foundation in New York City.
Fergus will be touring the Australian east coast in May/June 2009, and Europe & the US east coast in July/August 2009.

Discography

'Nerds in Love'/'Last Winter' - double A-side
'Burgers Frown' - LP