Friday, July 28, 2006

INXS Switched On World Tour ‘Live’ in Malaysia

The INXS Switched On World Tour ‘Live’ in Kuala Lumpur concert, exclusively presented by Celcom. 18th August. 8.30pm, Stadium Merdeka This marks the band’s first trip to Malaysia with original members Andrew Farriss (keyboards, guitar), Tim Farriss (guitar), Jon Farris (drums), Garry Beers (bass) and Kirk Pengilly (guitars/sax, vocals). INXS were responsible for hits like Suicide Blonde, Need You Tonight, Never Tear Us Apart, Devil Inside and New Sensation lead singer Michael Hutchence. They suffered a cruel blow with the death of Michael in 1997. Last year, the band made a comeback with the reality TV show, Rock Star: INXS, where they conducted an international search for a new lead singer. Canadian JD Fortune beat thousands of other hopefuls and went on to record his first album with INXS, Switch. Shortly after completing the record, INXS and JD Fortune went on tour to promote Switch with their INXS Switched On World Tour that started in their home country. After successfully touring the United States, INXS is heading for Malaysia to remind fans here why the band has lasted almost two decades. INXS will play a two-hour show, showcasing a selection of their old hits and new tracks from Switch, the band’s first full-length studio album since 1997’s Elegantly Wasted. KL Hilton, playing host to the band, is also on the right track in promoting arts and the entertainment scene. The INXS Switched On World Tour ‘Live’ In Kuala Lumpur is also organised by Galaxy Productions. Tickets range from RM62 (free seating) to RM382 (free standing in front of stage), and are available from Galaxy Group. For details, call 03–22822020 or log on to Seating Plans :: Ticket Outlets :: Axcess

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