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Bernard Fanning

Bernard Fanning was born 15 August, 1969. He was heavily influenced by musicians such as David Bowie and The Beatles. During his college years at the University of Queensland he met Ian Haug and joined the band Powderfinger, named after a Neil Young song. At the time, Haug was the singer and he soon gave up duties because Bernard showed much more ... See full bio »

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Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly Irish Singer
Two Hands
Two Hands Soundtrack
True Love and Chaos
True Love and Chaos Soundtrack
Dirty Deeds
Dirty Deeds Soundtrack


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 2017 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 5 (2017) ... (writer: "Wish You Well")
  Formula 1: Ten Sport (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2016)
- 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Live (2016) ... (writer: "Burn Your Name" - uncredited)
- 2016 Italian Grand Prix - Live (2016) ... (writer: "Burn Your Name" - uncredited)
- 2016 German Grand Prix - Live (2016) ... (performer: "Battleships" - uncredited) / (writer: "Battleships" - uncredited)
- 2016 European Grand Prix - Live (2016) ... (writer: "Burn Your Name" - uncredited)
 2013 Bernard Fanning: Battleships (Video short) (performer: "Battleships") / (writer: "Battleships")
 2012 Any Questions for Ben? (writer: "Burn Your Name" - as Fanning)
 2010 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Burn Your Name" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (writer: "Burn Your Name", "(Baby I've Got You) On My Mind" (uncredited), "Passenger", "Lost and Running", "My Happiness")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Wish You Well" - uncredited)
 2007-2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.2 (2008) ... (writer: "On My Mind")
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... (writer: "Wish You Well")
 2003-2007 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 5: Australian Made (2007) ... (writer: "These Days")
- Top 12 Performance Show: Idol's Choice (2006) ... (writer: "Wish You Well")
- Top 8 Performance Show: Australian Made (2003) ... (writer: "Already Gone")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (writer: "Wish You Well")
 2007 Men in Trees (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- No Man Is an Iceland (2007) ... (performer: "Yesterday's Gone" - uncredited)
 2003 Ned Kelly (arranger: "Moreton Bay") / (lyrics: "Shelter for My Soul") / (music: "Shelter for My Soul") / (performer: "Shelter for My Soul", "Moreton Bay")
 2002 Dirty Deeds (performer: "Trouble", "No Good Without You")
 2002 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage (2002) ... (writer: "Tail")
 1999 Two Hands (writer: "These Days", "Belter" - as Fanning)
 1997 True Love and Chaos (writer: "Turtle's Head")
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Has done work on many film soundtracks. With Powderfinger: Two Hands, MI:2. Solo: Dirty Deeds (2002), Ned Kelly (2003). See more »

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Has just released his band's fifth studio album 'Vulture Street' in Australia. See more »


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