WHO IS THIS JOHNNY MCINTYRE CHARACTER?
Short story; Dirty country
Influences such as Wilco, Neil Young, Paul Kelly and a hint of Bob Marley glean an interesting blend. These styles unified by poetic lyricism create a dirty country sound that characterizes Johnny McIntyre’s music.
Long story; ‘Country music’ or the country’s music?
After three years journeying around Australia Johnny McIntyre returns with his latest album ‘Gypsy Walking’, produced by multi-ARIA award-winning producer Paul McKercher.
The album invites the listener on a journey. From the country-influenced Prison Tree, telling the tale of the Bunuba resistance in the southern Kimberly, Through the plaintive rock sounds of Cold Winds, heart-broken in Tasmania, towards the slow dark reggae of the title track Gypsy Walking.
These disparate styles unified by poetic lyricism create a dirty country sound that characterizes Johnny McIntyre’s music.
With influences such as Neil Young, Wilco and Paul Kelly and performances along side Missy Higgins, Dan Sultan and Angus & Julia Stone, this South Australian come Tasmanian invites you to share the images, stories and music of the country, this country, our country.