Liam Finn – I'll Be Lightning. Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, World, & Country. I'll Be Lightning (CD, Album). Australia & New Zealand. I'll Be Lightning (2x12", Col).
I'll Be Lightning finds Liam coming into his own as a singer/songwriter not unlike how Neil did around the time of True Colours, a remarkable parallel in musical development that, when combined with the passing similarity in their songwriting styles, can perhaps tie Liam a little too closely to his father
Album · 2008 · 14 Songs. I'll Be Lightning Liam Finn. Listen on Apple Music.
Exclusive Prime pricing. Liam Finn's solo disc "I'll Be Lightning" is a great set from this young musician whose style is not far afield from his famous father Neil and Uncle Tim Finn. Finn fronted a band Betchadupa that had several CDs such as Move Over &Sleepy News. This CD is going to make those discs collector's items in fast form.
OK let's get this out of the way as quickly as possible: Liam Finn is the son of Crowded House's Neil Finn. Being referred to as the 'son of' must be a double-edged sword. For whatever advantages there may be in having a recognisable name, mention Dweezil Zappa, Jakob Dylan, Julian Lennon and Adam Cohen, and one can't help but do a quick mental comparison with their famous forebears. The milestones of the father can quickly become the millstone for the son, almost guaranteed to be a burden at the outset of a budding career