Media Roundup | Feb 2022

Media Roundup | Feb 2022

Lots of mentions in the media thanks to the release of Water and Dust, the start of my tour to promote the album, and my support gigs for Midnight Oil’s farewell concerts.

Muswellbrook Chronicle

Midnight Oil burn bright in Newcastle farewell

Josh Leeson says some good things about my support of Midnight Oil in Newcastle: “…a charismatic performer who traverses rock, folk and country and continues Midnight Oil’s legacy of singing powerfully Australian stories.”

The Advertiser

Dashville Skyline brings back human connection

Josh Leeson mentions how Liz Stringer and my band “the heaviest hitters” closed out the weekend in a wrap-up of a fantastic weekend of music and community, and showed he’d definitely been there with his observations on the new Morning Constitutional porch chats.


William Crighton’s third album “Water and Dust” out now

“…early critical acclaim suggests it may well be regarded as his finest yet.”

#9 A.I.R. Debut

Independent Label Albums – 21 Feb 2022

Based on streaming and CD sales (vinyl delayed until March) it’s nice to see the album start its journey on The Australian Independent Record Labels Association chart.

Newcastle Weekly

Midnight Oil’s passionate goodbye to Newcastle

Elizabeth Symington included some kind words for my support performance in her review of Midnight Oil’s show

“…his opening song Priest was spine-tingling good … When he and his band finished performing they had definitely gathered some more supporters.”

Green Left

10 new albums to resist a world at war

Mat Ward includes Water and Dust in his “good protest music” being released these days list – focussing on Your Country.

The Grace Emily

Always nice to see someone who enjoyed the show updating the list at for posterity.

“The amazing William Crighton … an extraordinary performer’

Katie In her introduction to “The Wheel” (FROM THE 55 MINUTE MARK) – Miss Chatelaine Gone Bushwalking (Show 233 part 1) – Joy – 20 Feb 2022
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