Glenn Richards

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Glenn Richards
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Richards in 2007
Background information
Birth name Glennwell Piers Richards
Also known as G. A. Richards
Born (1972-11-17)17 November 1972
Origin Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instruments Guitar, Vocals
Years active 1996–present
Labels BMG Australia
Associated acts Augie March
Website augie-march.com

Glenn Anthony Richards[1] (born Glennwell Piers Richards, 17 November 1972) is an Australian musician, best known as the mainstay guitarist singer-songwriter for the Australian rock band Augie March.[2]

Early years[edit]

Richards was born in Shepparton, Victoria. Richards saved up enough money to buy his first guitar by working long hours on the docks in Fremantle, Western Australia.

With Augie March[edit]

Richards joined Augie March in August 1995, playing his first gig with them five years later.

To date they have released two EPs and four LPs, while Richards has released one solo EP. Richards has released one additional solo EP as G.A. Richards and the Dark Satanic Mills Bros.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

APRA Awards[edit]

The APRA Awards are presented annually by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA).

Year Recipient Award Result
2007 "One Crowded Hour" – Glenn Richards Song of the Year[4] Won
Glenn Richards Breakthrough Songwriter Award[5] Won

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""One Crowded Hour" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  2. ^ McIntosh, Gregory. "Augie March > Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Biography, last fm
  4. ^ "Previous Winners Song of the Year". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "2007 Winners - APRA Music Awards". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 1 May 2010. 

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