Music: Former Newsboy Goes Solo

Music: Former Newsboy Goes Solo

When a man spends 24 years of his life as the driving force of an internationally successful rock band. And then he leaves. Well you can imagine how hard it might be to settle into something like ‘normal life’.Peter Furler is that man and Newsboys was his band. Not only were Newsboys the biggest Christian […]

By Leigh HatcherWednesday 15 Jun 2011Guests and ArtistsReading Time: 1 minute

When a man spends 24 years of his life as the driving force of an internationally successful rock band. And then he leaves. Well you can imagine how hard it might be to settle into something like ‘normal life’.

Peter Furler is that man and Newsboys was his band. Not only were Newsboys the biggest Christian band in the United States for the last 20 years but featured regularly in Business Review Weekly’s (BRW) list of Australia’s top 50 highest earning entertainers.

Then in 2009, his season came to an end. He left the band, and  went quiet for a while. But now, he’s back with a solo album, and stories to tell.

Listen Now – Peter Furler talks about his solo album, life in the Newsboys and more