INXS Special

azebz 2023/01/18

INXS was an Australian rock band that gained worldwide recognition throughout the 1980s and 1990s. The band was formed in Sydney, Australia in 1977 and was originally composed of lead vocalist Michael Hutchence, guitarist Tim Farriss, bassist Garry Gary Beers, keyboardist Andrew Farriss, drummer Jon Farriss, and saxophonist Kirk Pengilly.

INXS' music is characterized by its energetic, danceable beats and catchy melodies that incorporate elements of funk, pop, and rock. Their sound has been often compared to the likes of U2 and Duran Duran.

The band's breakthrough came with their album "Shabooh Shoobah" in 1982 which included their hit single "The One Thing." The song made it to number two on the Australian charts and helped launch the band's international career.

In 1985, INXS released their most successful album to date ? "Listen Like Thieves." The album generated several hit singles including "What You Need" which peaked at number five on the US charts.

The reached even greater success with their next album ? "Kick." Released in 1987, it became a worldwide commercial success selling over six million copies in the US alone. The album featured four top ten hits including "Need You Tonight," which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Throughout their career, INXS produced many other successful albums such as "X," "Welcome to Wherever You Are," and "Elegantly Wasted." Despite personal struggles for some members of the band during this period, they continued to release well-received music.

Sadly, Michael Hutchence passed away in November of 1997 leaving behind a legacy as one of rock music's most charismatic frontmen. After his death, INXS went through a period of hiatus but eventually returned with different lead vocalists for several tours even a reality television show to search for a new lead singer.

In conclusion, INXS was a legendary rock band that reached worldwide fame with their energetic sound and hit songs. They continue to inspire and influence musicians today, leaving an indelible mark on both the Australian and international music scene.


Profession College Student
Editor أمينة (Amina)
Location United Arab Emirates

Hello, I'm Amina.
I'm an 18-year-old woman living in the United Arab Emirates.
I absolutely love American pop music, especially captivated by artists like Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande.
Their music adds color to my everyday life and sometimes serves as a source of emotional support.
Their lyrics resonate with my feelings and experiences, offering new perspectives.
American pop music is an essential part of my life and always resonates deeply within me.

Profession Singer, Vocal Trainer, Company Owner
Editor LadyM
Location United States of America

In addition to performances, lectures, and stage performances in various places, we have been teaching and training musicians from amateur to major artists, working with major record companies, and producing music.

Currently, we are also teaching vocal lessons from the United States to students living in Japan and the United States using Skype through the Internet. 

When returning to Japan temporarily, we receive requests for several return performances in various locations, and in recent years, lectures as well.

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