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Iva Davies Biography, Family and Songs

Iva Davies Biography

Ivor Arthur Davies known professionally as Iva Davies, is an Australian singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is known for his distinctive singing voice, which was influenced by glam rock singers such as David Bowie, Lou Reed, Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music and Marc Bolan of T. Rex. 

The youngest of three siblings, Iva grew up in a musical household with both parents’ members of the local choir. One of the most iconic Australian bands ever ICEHOUSE was formed by Iva Davies, the front man and musical creative force, that lead the band to an amazing 28 platinum albums, eight top 10 albums and over thirty Top 40 singles.

Iva Davies’ music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as co-founder and lead singer of rock band Icehouse, becoming one of Australia’s top rock stars of that decade. He is the only member who has been with Icehouse throughout its entire history.

In addition to his work with Icehouse, Davies has made music for television series and films, most notably as the composer for the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. He has also had a solo career which included work on the soundtrack album The Berlin Tapes with Icehouse.

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Iva Davies Family

Before divorcing in 2010 after twenty years of marriage, he and his wife Tonia Kelly welcomed children named Brynn born in 1993 and Evan born in 1996.

Iva Davies Songs

  1. A Break in the Clouds feat. Icehouse
  2. Desdemona feat. Icehouse
  3. Early Images feat. Icehouse
  4. Familiar Winds feat. Icehouse
  5. Gravity feat. Icehouse / Bob Kretschmer
  6. Indian Summer feat. Icehouse
  7. Labyrinth, Pt. 1 feat. Icehouse
  8. Love Dance feat. Icehouse
  9. Loving the Alien feat. Diamond Gods
  10. Melt Steel, Pt. 1 feat. Icehouse
  11. No Promises feat. Icehouse
  12. No Promises (Reprise) feat. Icehouse
  13. Regular Boys (Reprise) feat. Icehouse
  14. Russian Dolls feat. Icehouse
  15. Solitare feat. Icehouse
  16. Surgery feat. Icehouse
  17. Terra Incognita feat. Icehouse
  18. The Tempest, Pt. 1 feat. Icehouse
  19. The Tempest, Pt. 2 feat. Icehouse
  20. The Walker feat. Icehouse
  21. To Forget feat. Jarboe

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