Paul Kelly remains – after 30-odd years at the forefront of music - Australia’s most treasured songwriter and performer. With sales into the millions, his influence is felt beyond music into areas of social justice, politics and other spheres interwoven into Australian culture. In 2010 UMA proudly welcomes Paul Kelly and looks forward to re-presenting (in this first of three batches) his valued, cherished catalogue; songs that have become unanimous unofficial national anthems.
Originally released in May 1985 – Post is a stark, personal collection of acoustic songs that highlight Kelly's broadly based songwriting skill.
Australian Rolling Stone hailed Post as the best record of 1985.
The album was produced by Clive Shakespeare (Sherbet guitarist) and Paul Kelly himself and recorded over two weeks in the summer of 1985.
Charting at #46 on release; the album has nonetheless gone on to be considered an Australian classic; boasting such tracks as 'From St Kilda To Kings Cross', 'Look So Fine, Feel So Low' and 'You Can Put Your Shoes under My Bed'.
Many have likened 'Post' to Springsteen's Nebraska, where there is a beauty and delicateness in a raw production, with the emphasis on the words, the melodies, the song structures that are the defining elements of Kelly as a songwriter.
1. "From St. Kilda to Kings Cross" - 2:55
2. "Incident on South Dowling" - 2:51
3. "Look So Fine, Feel So Low" - 3:17
4. "White Train" - 3:03
5. "Luck" - 3:17
6. "Blues for Skip" - 3:09
7. "Adelaide" - 3:38
8. "Satisfy Your Woman" - 4:25
9. "You Can Put Your Shoes under My Bed" - 3:54
10. "Standing on the Street of Early Sorrows" - 4:25
11. "Little Decisions" - 3:17