An Excess of INXS - News

June 2001


Live Baby Live DVD
An Excess of INXS exclusive announcement: INXS' landmark concert film Live Baby Live will finally be released on DVD on August 8 in Australia. Filmed at Summer XS in London's famed Wembley Stadium, Live Baby Live is an engaging and energetic portrait of a band at its peak. The DVD arrives exactly ten years after the famous show performed before over 72,000 enthusiastic fans. The DVD can be pre-ordered now from (Australia) or (United Kingdom). No word yet on a US release date. (Thanks to Neal Simon)


Happy Birthday Garry!
Happy birthday to INXS' Garry Gary Beers, who turns 44 today.


Andrew and Kirk in North America
In support of the new Rhino Records release Shine Like It Does: The INXS Anthology, Andrew Farriss and Kirk Pengilly have just completed a promotional tour of North America. Andrew & Kirk appeared on the "Mark & Brian Radio Morning Show" on KLOS in Los Angeles on June 19, performing a couple of tracks and talking about the Anthology. That afternoon, Andrew was a guest on ABC television's Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher that aired the same night, while in the evening, the duo played a short acoustic set for Rhino executives and VIP's. On June 21st, they hit Toronto, appearing on both Mix 99.9 and the Edge 102 for interviews and performances. In the evening, they performed a special acoustic invite-only show at the NOW Lounge in Toronto. The show was recorded, and is viewable over the net at Finally, Andrew appeared on Long Island's WMJC this afternoon for the final radio stop of this whirlwind tour.


Anthology Released
INXS' latest album, Shine Like It Does: The INXS Anthology, has now been released. Please purchase your copy of this classic collection of INXS hits and rarities this week to ensure a high first week sales showing! The 2CD set from Rhino Records is available from all US retailers, including


LA Auction
Rhino Records is hosting an online charity auction for one lucky winner and a guest to visit with Andrew Farriss and Kirk Pengilly up-close-and-personal in Los Angeles. According to the auction, "INXS members Andrew and Kirk will be performing a special acoustic three-song daytime set of INXS favorites for an intimate industry-only crowd at a secret location in West Los Angeles the third week of June. If you are the winning bidder you can bring a friend to this exclusive event, meet the band, and bring up to three items to be autographed. We'll even throw in lunch!" Visit to make your bid! The auction ends June 10 at 5:33pm PST.

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