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Your chance to win 'Don’t Dream It’s Over: The Remarkable Life Of Neil Finn' by Jeff Apter

Don't Dream It's Over: The Remarkable Life Of Neil Finn by Jeff Apter

Our latest book giveaway, courtesy of our friends at Jawbone Press, is a biography of the life and career of one of the greatest songwriters of the 80s-90s.

Don’t Dream It’s Over, Weather With You, Locked Out, Fall At Your Feet, It’s Only Natural… the list of iconic tunes written by New Zealand-born Neil Finn for Crowded House and beyond single him out as one of the finest songwriters of the 20th century.

Now you can learn all about the life and career of the legendary songwriter. Australian author and journalist Jeff Apter has observed Neil’s career from close quarters since the late 70s, from early gigs, to private listening parties to huge reunion shows and numerous points in between, giving him the perfect perspective to write this intimate biography.


In April 1977, a transcontinental call from his brother Tim in London altered Neil's destiny with a simple question: "Do you want to join the band?" That band was Split Enz, launching Neil into an extraordinary career.


From international success with Crowded House to solo endeavours, collaborations with Tim in The Finn Brothers, and touring with Fleetwood Mac, Neil's journey is a rollercoaster. Despite challenges like clashes with Tim and the tragic loss of drummer Paul Hester, Neil's story remains one of the most inspiring sagas in modern music.

How to enter

As a subscriber of any of our membership plans, you’ll be automatically entered into the draw. The lucky winner will be randomly selected on 31 January 2024 and notified shortly after.

Explore Neil Finn's extraordinary legacy with Don't Dream It's Over published 13 February by Jawbone Press at (Opens in a new window)

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