events of September 11th, the Icehouse fan community came together
with thoughts and prayers for the victims of the tragic events.
Iva expressed his own shock and sent good wishes out to those
affected. It was a wonderful thing to see Icehouse fans from all
over the world band together to send out messages of condolence
and hope. If you'd like to become a part of the Icehouse mailing
list community, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
and leave the subject and message fields empty.
saw Iva and his wife, Tonia, walking up the red carpet to the
15th annual ARIA music awards. Local news cameras caught the Davies
as they arrived at the event. Fans can view a photo of Tonia and
Iva on the red carpet at Newspix.
Search for Iva Davies and several pictures will turn up, including
a live, Internet only music station, released a DVD in November.
The highlight of the DVD is Iva, playing a lovely version of "Great
Southern Land" in the Basement's studio. Other artists appearing
on the DVD are Jimmy Barnes, Richard Clapton, James Morrison,
and more. The DVD is coded for all regions, but is in the PAL
format. Your DVD player and television must be able to play PAL
DVDs for you to view this performance. For more information, please
go to The
Basement. Also, just in time for Christmas, this same collection
of performances has been released on CD and is the Basement's
CD of the month for December! Here's a picture
of Iva taken during his appearance in the Basement's studios.
A new television
program called "Home" has started screening on the Lifestyle
channel in Australia. On December 5th, the program featured a
tour of Iva's home and studio. Iva was the tour conductor and
the viewer was given a look at Iva's fabulous home studio, as
well as his beautiful home. Those ocean views
Iva also sang
backing vocals and played keyboards on "Heart of Darkness"
for the American pop group Eye Talk latest release. Here is the
press release regarding Eye Talk's upcoming CD:
pop music group Eye Talk unveiled their new website. The site
contains their catalog of previously released CDs, unreleased
collection CDs, photos, links, interviews, press releases, and
online ordering. The site also contains rare, never before seen
pictures and recordings that date back to early 1990.
Their upcoming CD Phoenix is due out in February 2002. This
new CD has a few surprises in store for their fans. There will
be special guest performances by international recording artists
Steve Jansen (Japan, Rain Tree Crow, David Sylvian, and JBK),
Iva Davies (Icehouse), Jerry Donato (Stevie Nicks), and samples
provided by David Sylvian, Bill Nelson, and John Serrie. Prerelease
MP3s of the new material are available exclusively in the discography
section of the Eye
Eye Talk's core members, brothers Alan and Bob Clark, have been
an independent live and recording unit for more than a decade.
the New Year, we should see a project on which Iva has been working
very hard come to fruition. He has painstakingly remastered the
Icehouse back catalog. Each Icehouse album will retain its original
format in terms of track listing. However, the booklets that come
with each CD will be expanded, featuring artwork, photos, and
other items that have not been previously seen by the fans of
Icehouse. There are also plans to release a rarities collection
that will be all-inclusive. That is something many Icehouse fans
are looking forward to with much anticipation!
album of original songs that Iva has been working on, now titled
Bipolar Poems, still does not have a release date. As we
informed Spellbound readers a few months back, the official Iva
Davies/Icehouse web site premiered a new song by Iva called "The
Lazarus." Well, just in time for Christmas, Iva is about
to unveil another new track! Please direct your browser towards
to hear this latest brilliant piece of music by Iva Davies! The
official site has also made available two radio interviews with
fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming New Year!
behalf of us here at Spellbound and Iva, we would like to wish
everyone a very Happy Holiday season and a bright, safe 2002!