Alternative rock, Musical Artist
Who is Dan Brodie?
His debut EP, I'm Floatin' Mama was independently released in 1998; followed by his debut album, Big Black Guitar in 1999. Backed by The Broken Arrows which featured his brother Chris Brodie on slide guitar, Craig Williamson on drums and Dan Kelly on bass, Brodie signed to EMI who re-released his debut album. Both the EP and debut album were produced by Maurice Frawley and engineered by Dave McCluney at Atlantis Studios in Melbourne.
During this period Brodie also joined dirty swamp rockers, Luxedo, on bass, the lineup also including Tom Carlyon on lead guitar and vocals, Emilie Martin on violin and guitar and Jamie Coghill on drums, contributing to the debut LP, "Beauty Queen" and the follow up, "City Lights and Roadkill", departing In 2001 to concentrate on his solo career.
Brodie's second album, Empty Arms, Broken Hearts was issued in 2002 and featured vocals by You Am I's Tim Rogers. Featuring the singles "Take A Bullet" and "Jesus, Try And Save Me" the album scored Brodie two ARIA Award nominations for Best Male and Breakthrough Artist. The album was engineered by Oz Fritz and produced by John Wooler 2002 also saw Brodie sign with French label, "Last Call Records" and tour extensively throughout France in the same year.