1) the bass player with British indie band Delays;
2) an Australian musician
1) Colin Fox is bass player with British indie band Delays.
2) Colin Fox is an Australian musician known for his vigorous guitar playing, his diverse vocal ability and connecting the audience with his showmanship. Born in Warragul Victoria, Australia is a country lad through and through, he played piano and guitar from an early age, practicing guitar for 6 hours a day. His career as a solo performer began in country Victoria, playing in all the country venues and soon after he became a favourite at many city venues.
Fox moved to warmer pastures in Queensland joining a rock band called J.F.D.I as their lead singer and supported such bands as Roxus, Choirboys, Screaming Jets, The Radiators, Ian Moss and Suzi Quatro.
In 1997 he traveled to Canada and the United States, driving over the Canadian border through the north of Montana to the south in Orlando through New Orleans, Memphis, and Nashville. The American Mid West inspired him and many songs were written from this journey. Upon his return to Australia he relocated to Sydney for more music opportunities.
Fox continued gaining recognition and supported international acts such as Status Quo, Deep Purple, Eric Burdon and Rita Coolidge. Status Quo was so impressed they asked him to support them again on their 2000 tour.
Fox has taken his country rock music to the next stage and is a much sort after and regular performer at Australia’s Country Music Festivals. His influences include American country greats such as Tim Mc Graw, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Dwight Yoakam, and rock guitar legends Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eddie Van Halen.
Edited by KeithJones on 16 Jan 2012, 22:29
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