From its unassuming beginnings in the friendship between US actor Josh Radnor and Australian musician Ben Lee, folk-pop duo Radnor & Lee has graduated from fledgling project to a musical movement in the making.
Friends for over a decade with a shared interest in big ideas, they had always said they should write a song together. One song turned into ten and Radnor & Lee was born.
Their debut album 'Radnor & Lee' came out in November, and they have amassed a growing and passionate fan base, particularly in Brazil where in January they completed a sold-out tour. A mini-documentary will be released soon and Josh and Ben plan to start recording album #2 this year.
"I feel like our songwriting is changing in really interesting ways," Josh says, "but what initially sparked this collaboration is still there and I think if people responded to the first record, I think and hope they will for the second."
The duo are headed to Australia next week with a trio of east-coast shows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. "I'm Australian but also my audience in Australia has been the most loyal audience," Ben says.
"There are people who come to my shows that have been coming for 20 years and just to bring this new project – I feel so positive about it."
Click here to read our April 2018 interview with Josh and Ben.
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