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October 3, 2003

Harmony Sweepstakes National Champions The Idea Of North

Australian Advertiser

Naomi Crellin was pondering her future last year when she got the phone call to fly to Sydney and audition for leading vocal quartet The Idea of North. "I'd been singing in about half-a-dozen different groups, none of which were full time," Crellin says. "My dream was to be in a full-time singing group, so really this phone call made the decision for me."

The decade-old group returns this weekend after sell-out shows around Adelaide during the Cabaret Festival in June. It has toured Japan since, resulting in some interesting experiences on packed subway trains. "Nick (Begbie), our tenor, found that commuters would lean against him and go to sleep. Because he was so tall, he was like their prop," Crellin says. "They somehow woke up to an internal clock and got off at their right stop." More

Posted by acapnews at October 3, 2003 2:30 PM

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