Neil Murray first appeared in the early eighties as a founding member of the Warumpi Band, yielding iconic songs such as Blackfella Whitefella and My Island Home—which in 1995 was awarded the APRA song of the year and featured in the closing ceremony of the Sydney Olympics.
He is also the author of an autobiographical novel Sing for me Countryman, a book of poetry One Man Tribe, a play King For This Place and a collection of song lyrics. He has had published numerous articles, poems and essays—most recently Cry When We’re Gone. He has released an album of performance poetry titled Spoken. His latest CD is Hindsight—a 32 track compilation of songs selected from his back catalogue.