INXS Reveal The True Story Behind The Album Title ‘Switch’

Behind the Hits – Michael Hutchence

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INXS drummer Jon Farriss has discussed the band’s secret plan for their reality TV show Rockstar INXS.

The Australian band took part in the worldwide search for a singer in 2005. Rockstar INXS was the brainchild of reality TV king Mark Burnett (Survivor/the Apprentice) and saw 15 contestants compete to front the band.

However Jon now reveals the band had another outcome in mind, which tied into the name of their post-TV album ‘Switch’.

Have a listen to the plan below

Behind the Hits – Michael Hutchence: INXS explores the birth of INXS, the tragic death of Michael Hutchence and how the superstar band carried on without their superstar, despite public criticism. Hear it on LiSTNR or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Cameron Adams

19 November 2022

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