After 5 decades on the Australian music stage Brod has a long list of credits to his name, including fronting
Carson, Broderick Smith’s Big Combo and ARIA Hall of Fame inductees The Dingoes. He has since
released 10 records under his own name. He is considered to be a legend by his legion of fans, a
consummate performer by many of his contemporaries and an elder statesman by the new guard of fellow musicians.
Broderick releases his brand-new album and first book, both titled Man Out of Time, and will be joined on
stage by special guest Richard Tankard on keyboards and backing vocals.
Man Out Of Time – the album
The album is a treat, and at times reminiscent somewhat of his old mates Greg Quill &
Kerryn Tolhust’s early 70s band Country Radio. It’s Brod’s first album since 2009’s Unknown Country
(not counting the fabulous and outlandish album he made with his son Ambrose Kenny-Smith’s
band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard), and it will not disappoint any fans.
Man Out Of Time – the book
The book is a revelation and more; a beautiful
396-page hard-back coffee-table type tome beautifully printed and
bound and featuring over 600 images – photographs, poster art,
clippings, paintings and more – that illustrate the story. And what a
story it is; very much a history of Australian rock music of the 60s
and 70s and beyond, told by one of its wiliest protagonists, in a
voice that wry and true. Brod’s fans will love it, but beyond that, fans
of so many important periods of Australian music – the 60s blues
boom, the early 70s festival and progressive scenes, the early days
of pub rock and beyond – will find it captivating.