After being released in August of this year, "First Seed Ripening" debuted at #1 on the ARIA Jazz charts where it spent 9 weeks, & then went on to take out the 2011 ARIA Award (Jazz category).
Their self-titled first album became a top 20 best-seller upon its release in 2003, and Melbourne-based Magnusson joined the band in 2005.
'First Seed Ripening' is largely inspired by the words of legendary Australian poet Thomas Shapcott but also feature's inspired covers (or ‘tributes’ as Katie refers to them) of artists such as Joni Mitchell, Radiohead and Split Enz. Live, the band have been known to throw all manner of ‘tributes' into the mix.
Catch Elixer Feat. Katie Noonan on Sunday 19th February Adelaide, Spiegeltent "Garden of Unearthly Delights"
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