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Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd
Born: May 29, 1978 in Victoria, Australia
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Biography: Like Jack Johnson, independent Australian musician Xavier Rudd combines a love of surfing with a love of roots music. Like Ben Harper, he plays Weissenborn lap steel guitars. Utterly unlike both of those musicians, however, he has a unique setup. Rudd is a one-man band who plays surrounded by instruments ...Read full biography
Dark Shades of Blue
Released: 2008
Label: Universal Distribution
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By 2008, Australian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd established himself as a world-touring itinerant musician who broke most of the rules of the music biz and got away with it. ...Read full review
Koonyum Sun
Released: 2010
Label: Universal Music Canada
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For those who thought the aggressive, squalling rock guitar freakout on Xavier Rudd's brilliant 2009 album, Dark Shades of Blue was too much, 2010's Koonyum Sun may feel more comforting -- even if it is ...Read full review