The Candle And The Flame

Vinyl LP

Acclaimed Australian singer - songwriter Robert Forster releases his 8th solo album The Candle And The Flame. It's an album for Forster that has taken a very different path in creating than his previous works. The first single is titled 'She's A Fighter'. It reveals only part of what became a journey of creating music with family and friends with a need to find joy and solace in the face of adversity.

The Candle And The Flame consists of 9 songs written by Robert. Produced by Robert, Karin Bäumler and Louis Forster (The Goon Sax), the album was mixed by Victor Van Vugt (Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, PJ Harvey) and features former Go-Betweens and Warm Nights bass player Adele Pickvance as well as Scott Bromiley and Luke McDonald (The John Steele Singers), who worked on Robert's Inferno and Songs To Play albums.


  1. She’s a Fighter
  2. Tender Years
  3. It’s Only Poison
  4. The Roads
  5. I Don’t Do Drugs I Do Time
  6. Always
  7. There’s a Reason to Live
  8. Go Free
  9. When I Was a Young Man