In the early 1980s, Jenny Morris burst onto the music scene as the lead singer of the pop band The Morris Brothers. The band released two albums before splitting up in 1985. Morris then embarked on a successful solo career, releasing six studio albums between 1986 and 2001.
While her early music was firmly rooted in pop and rock, Morris has since explored a variety of genres, including blues, country, and folk. Her music has been praised for its lyrical depth and emotional intensity, and she has been described as a “singer’s singer”.
To date, Morris has sold over two million albums worldwide. She has won numerous awards, including two ARIA Awards, and has been nominated for a further six. Her music has been featured in numerous TV shows and films, and she has toured extensively both in Australia and overseas.
This comprehensive guide to the music of Jenny Morris will explore the six studio albums she has released as a solo artist, as well as her work with The Morris Brothers. It will examine the themes and lyrical content of her music, and will highlight the critical acclaim it has received over the years.
Ultimately, this guide will demonstrate why Jenny Morris is one of Australia’s most successful and acclaimed singer-songwriters.