He’s lent his considerable talents to the likes of Noiseworks, The Electric Hippies, and Mi-Sex.
And now Steve Balbi has ventured out on another solo exploration, with the digital release of his new album I Think I Know For Sure dropping on Friday 12 February.
To celebrate, the creative chameleon will be heading to Rathmines Theatre for an ‘electric and intimate’ show that will see the foundation Noiseworks bass player rip through the new crop of tunes as well as some old faves.
I Think I Know For Sure features seven songs that were composed, written and recorded by Steve at his home studio in Sydney, marking a continuation of the musical odyssey that began with his debut solo LP, Black Rainbow in 2013, and its surreal reprise, Rainbow Black in 2016.
“I willingly went back to basics and was inspired to make a body of work that echoes the music that inspired me as a child,” Steve said of the album.
“It feels as though this record has been waiting for me for years. And it’s the opposite of what seems to be popular right now. Perhaps for that reason alone, I love it even more.”
Since emerging on the scene as a bass player with the Kevin Borich Express att the tender age of 17, Steve virtually hasn’t stopped.
From his work with hitmakers Noiseworks, The Electric Hippies and, more recently as the mesmeric frontman for seminal ’80srockers Mi-Sex, Steve has established himself as one of the most formidable performers in the country.
Catch Steve Balbi at Rathmines Theatre on Saturday 13 February. Get your tickets here.