Graham Brazier secret solo album to be completed through crowdfunding

JASON DORDAY/stuff.co.nz

Graham Brazier farewelled and remembered by musical fraternity at St Matthews in the City.

One of New Zealand's music legends, Hello Sailor singer Graham Brazier,  was working on a secret solo album prior to his death.

The album, entitled Left Turn at Midnight was almost complete when the singer died.

The 63-year-old Gutter Black singer passed away on September 4, 2015.

Graham Brazier, pics taken during his last ever interview.
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Graham Brazier, pics taken during his last ever interview.

On Thursday afternoon Rodeo Records confirmed a campaign had been launched to crowdfund the secret solo album.

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"For the two years previous to his passing, Graham had been coming into Uptown Studios weekly with producer Alan Jansson," the statement read. 

"Little did we know, they were working on what would become Graham's final legacy to New Zealand Music. Only a couple of weeks before Graham's passing, he had completed laying  the tracks," Rodeo Records confirmed.

"We now aim to finish & release his final album."

Rodeo Records defined the unreleased body of work as "Graham's best", encouraging the general public to express their support for the musicIan.

"Those who have heard  songs on the  the album in progress, feel it is Graham's best work. They are all fantastic new songs," the statement read.

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