Tim Finn lights up the room. There's a momentum in his stride. New music is pouring from him at a rate of knots. Powerful songs, songs that ignite the senses, are appearing out of the ether and Finn has grappled them to earth.
Finn is a classicist, more interested in recurrence than eclecticism. At the heart of his writing there is always an acoustic guitar or an upright piano.
"I see the three minute song as a Chinese vase, a classic form," he explains. "There is so much variety to be found within its seemingly simple structure. Also,...