Ah, Tim. How many performers, in the straight-up ‘rock band’ world or indeed elsewhere, self-censor as little as Tim Rogers?
You Am I play the first of two nights at The Tivoli in Brisbane on their “Hi Fi Daily Double” National Tour, featuring live performances of their Hourly Daily and Hi Fi Way albums played back-to-back.
Collapse Board’s Ben Green speaks to You Am I’s Andy Kent about the band’s past and its claim on the present.
“Hey it’s You Am I on the TV! They’re playing at the finals!” my mum calls out excitedly to me from the living room. Tim Rogers’ perpetually scruffy, lanky frame bounces briefly across our TV screen to the roar of 83,000 punters packed into Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. (He’s next to Dan Sultan and Phil Jamieson, […]
Some of the characters and songs of the eight You Am I albums before this one could well have framed themselves through the theatrical tales of Greek tragedy. Even Tim Rogers, the singer, guitarist and epicentre of the band has had his fair share of tragic and comedic episodes throughout the band’s 20-odd years. In […]