Heavenly pop hits

Aotearoa musical ambassador Neil Finn’s One Nil launched in the US as One All, and draws in at No.2 on Salon’s audio charts. New songs and collaborations with Wendy and Lisa of Prince and the Revolution fame, see Finn in fine form: “Finn sticks to his trademark sweet melodies and atmospheric arrangements […] He’s always played beautiful pop tunes, but at the same time his lyrics are full of doubt and darkness.”

 


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Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 classic, The Piano has topped BBC Culture’s poll of 368 critics in 84 countries. The broadcaster’s Hannah Woodhead reveals why it’s a worthy winner. “In 1993,…