About Xavier Rudd
Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd is a singer-songwriter known for his socially conscious lyrics and diverse musical inspirations.
∙ Solace—Rudd’s self-produced 2004 major label debut—landed in the Australian Top 20, was certified Platinum, and earned nominations for two ARIA Music Awards.
∙ His 2007 Gold-selling LP, White Moth, was his first album to break into the Australian Top 10, thanks to the regional hit single “Better People.”
∙ In 2010, Rudd worked with the bass-and-percussion duo Izintaba to release the collaborative LP Koonyum Sun.
∙ At the 2012 AIR Awards, Rudd’s Spirit Bird was nominated for Best Independent Blues and Roots Album.
∙ Under the name Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, he recorded his 2015 LP, Nanna, with musicians from Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany, Ireland, and Papua New Guinea.
BORN29 May 1978