(5th May 1972 - )
Former singer, songwriter and frontman of australian pop-rock duo Savage Garden. Famous songs include 'Truly Madly Deeply' 'I Want You' 'To The Moon And Back' 'I Knew I Loved You' and Crash & Burn'. Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones split officially a few years ago after more than 22 million album sales worldwide mainly due to Jones' relectuance to be in the spotlight.
Darren has gone on to record two solo albums: the poptastic and more succesful 'Spin' and the unbelievable critically acclaimed electronic and emotive 'The Tension And The Spark'.
Solo releases have included 'Insatiable' 'Strange Relationship' and 'Pop!ular'.
Hugely famous in his own right in Australia, ownly known as 'that guy from Savage Garden' everywhere else.
This natural blonde is often attracts attention for his dramatic changes in hairstyle and colour and the 'Is he? Isn't he?' question forever raised in gay and straight communities alike.
He has an amazing vocal range - noted for his falsetto, and is unusual in today's music scene as he really holds his own in live perfomance - often working with Willie Williams - stage designer for U2 amongst others.
Crazy Darren fan: "Did you know Darren Hayes is performing in Sydney Opera House this July?"
Accosted stranger on the street: "Who/What now?"
Crazy Darren fan: "Darren Hayes! The amazingly talented singer from Savage Garden!"
Accosted stranger: "Oh, that puff that's always changing his hair! Right...heard his new CD's pretty good actually"
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