Gus McKay : Revision to Existing Website
The singer songwriter lives in the heart of wheat country, 2 and a
half hours NE of WA's capital city Perth. There Gus writes his songs,
mining a vein of the folklore in the bush, life, love and a passion
for music, surrounded by a vast emptiness that is the backdrop for his
Alternative country rock with blues influences showed strongly on Gus's
debut album, "All About Flight".
A who's who of Australian musicians found themselves on this debut
recording. Lucky Oceans providing pedal steel, Ric Whittle drums, Gary
Ridge drums and percussion, John Short and Freddy Grigson sharing guitar
duties, Roy Daniels on bass, Sue Bluck piano and backing vocals and
Bob Patient with the growly Hammond and keyboards.
In 2004, Gus released his second album, "... Grinn".
A single from that album, "Deep River" achieved
national airplay with the ABC as part of the 2002 Rural Initiative,
and is included on the ABC anthology CD: "Rainbow Kingfisher".