Music soothes our souls. It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t like music. To commemorate and celebrate music and famous bands and songs, Australia has issued stamps. From the hard rock to the pure pop, ten hit songs of Rock Australia! All songs featured on these commemorative stamps from 2011 were great hits that found their way into the hearts of the music-lovers and philatelists too!
Let’s see a few of these set of 10 stamps:
Original Sin (1984): Started from playing in local pubs & clubs, INXS went on to become an international sensation with hard pub rock, funk and dance rhythms. Their single ‘Original sin’ which resulted in their first Australian and international hit is artistically depicted on this 45c commemorative issue of 2011!
You're The Voice (1986): 1987 ARIA Award winning Single of the Year, ‘You’re the voice’ sung by John Farnham for his album ‘Whispering Jack’ is one of the biggest hits of 1986 in Australia! This song which is still used as a background score in movies, videos games, etc is depicted in inspiring hues of blues & greens on a 45c stamp.
Don't Dream It's Over (1986): Crowded House is an Australian Rock band who sold more than one million copies of their 1st album in America only! Their song ‘Don’t dream it’s over’ became the band's biggest international hit! The song which won Best Australian Song at the 1986 Australian Record Industry Association awards is represented on a 45c stamp.
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