Born: 27 / 4 / 1986
Angus John Stone (born 27 April 1986) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. He is one half of the musical sibling duo Angus & Julia Stone, with whom he has released four studio albums. His debut solo album, Smoking Gun, was released in April 2009 under the pseudonym Lady of the Sunshine, and reached the top 50 on the ARIA Albums Chart. His second solo album, Broken Brights, was released under his name on 13 July 2012 and peaked at number 2. Stone currently records under the moniker of Dope Lemon.
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“I lived in Amsterdam for a little bit... and I was walking round the red light district and some other places and it was late at night and just the look in people’s eyes… There are so many stories."
Broken Brights is not just Angus and Julia in solo form with mandolins, harmonicas, piano, dobro thrown in; there’s real sentiment and storytelling breaking through.
And House Vs Hurricane go top 20 on the ARIA Charts
Broken Brights is not quite what you might expect, with an overpowering country-folk feel and a less conventional instrumental arrangement than the singer is known for.