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This Melbourne show brings music from Jeff Buckley, Kurt Cobain and Joy Division into a new light

A powerful set list from the 20th Century dedicated to the talents of those we’ve lost.

The Sound of Falling Stars features 31 of the most beloved voices of the 20th century, artists behind the songs that have changed the lives of many. With tracks from Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Bobby Darin, Tim and Jeff Buckley, Nick Drake, Bon Scott, Kurt Cobain and more. The Sound of Falling Stars celebrates musical joys and colossal losses, presenting extraordinary talents of those who lived fast and died young.

The performance is written and directed by Robyn Archer and features actor and singer Cameron Goodall who shows his vocal versatility through a diverse set list that ranges from Are You Lonesome Tonight and Love Will Tear Us Apart to (Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay and Light My Fire.

Previous works by Robyn Archer include her show A Star is Torn, a one-woman cabaret honouring the lives of female singers from Bessie Smith to Janis Joplin that played for a year on the West End before spawning a film and a book.

The Sound of Falling Stars is on at Arts Centre’s Playhouse from Wednesday February 28 until Saturday March 3. Tickets available via the Arts Centre.