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Locked Out – Zen mix

During the Together Alone sessions at Karekare in 1992-3, playful Zen mixes were created of some songs. The idea was to allow only four tracks from a multi-track recording to be faded up on the mixing desk at a time. “Zen Roxy” on the Nails On My Feet CD single was mixed this way as was the alternative version of “Private Universe” on Afterglow.

Here’s a previously unreleased Zen mix of “Locked Out” which we’ve added to our rarities collection The Kitchen Sink II. The multi-track tape was slowed down so that the backing tracks resembled the tempo Neil had originally intended for the song and then he added a new vocal.

Sandalford Winery, Margaret River

Neil Finn, Gurrumul and Megan Washington played Sandalford Winery, Margaret River in Western Australia on Saturday night. Read a review in The West Australian here.

Thanks to our Frenz at the Frenz of the Enz Forum, here’s the setlist:

Dots on the Shells (during Gurrumul’s set)

Don’t Stop Now
Distant Sun
Fall At Your Feet
Amsterdam
Wont Give In
World Where You Live
Not The Girl You Think You Are
There and Back Again
Recluse
Message to My Girl
Faster Than Light
Edible Flowers
Four Seasons
Private Universe (joined by Lucky Ocean who played lap side guitar for rest of set)
Don’t Dream It’s Over
Something So Strong
She Will Have Her Way
I Got You
Weather With You
Better Be Home Soon (Gurrumul on piano)

Great Career Artists

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Check out Henry’s radio programme with guest Neil Finn (Neil appears part-way through) at DoubleJ.

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