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Darren Middleton (born 4 October 1971) is best known as lead guitarist and songwriter for alternative rock band Powderfinger. He was also lead singer/songwriter for Drag, he current solo tour is 'Splinters' and this is a follow up to his 2013 solo tour 'Translations.' The 'Splinters' tour is Darren tour Western Australia and Victoria in August and November 2016, respectively.
After Powderfinger’s dissolution in 2010, Middleton released his first solo LP, “Translations” in November 2013, featuring many guests such as Nic Cester (Jet), Bernard Fanning (Powderfinger), Pete Murray, Paul Dempsey (Something for Kate), Clare Bowditch and Amy Findlay (Stonefield).
Middleton began guitar in high school, influenced by Twisted Sister and AC/DC, and began playing in clubs around his hometown of Brisbane as part of his first band, Sonic Tapestry. He went on to form another band, Pirate, with high school friends, and met Powderfinger at a Pirate show. He was invited to join the band, and did so. Middleton took part in all of Powderfinger's recordings, at the same time writing and releasing an EP and studio album with Drag.
- Why Can't Two People Fall in Love
- Buckle Shines
- My Pretend Land - Splinter Middleton, Leona Williams
- Words from a Fool
- Dreams Come True
- Not Today
- Here Comes the Loneliness
- If We Could Get Back Together
- Tipped Up the Glass
- Maytag Repairman
- Tin Can