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Shannon Noll

"Shannon Noll" (born 16 September, 1975) is an Australian singer, who came to prominence when he was runner-up of the first series of ''Australian Idol'' (2003).

Noll is from the small town of Condobolin in central western New South Wales and was working in farms shearing sheep amongst other things. He had singing experience with the band ''Cypress'', with his two brothers, which toured around the Australian outback.

During the 2003 ''Australian Idol'' series finals, Noll sang:

# Top 12 Heat - "Better Man"

# The '70's - "Help Is on Its Way"

# Australian Number Ones - "What About Me"

# Aussie Made - "Already Gone"

# The '80's - "Livin' on a Prayer"

# R&B/Soul - "Higher and Higher" and "When a Man Loves a Woman"

# Big Band - "Under My Skin" and "New York, New York"

# The '60's - "One (Is the Lonelist Number)" and "Hey Jude"

# Contestant's Choice - "Please Forgive Me", "Working Class Man" and "Angels Brought Me Here"

Noll's style of music is melodic pop-rock heavily influenced by the likes of Bryan Adams. His debut single "What About Me" (a cover of the song by Moving Pictures) was released on 5 January 2004. The video was entirely filmed in Condob...

Background solo singer
Born September 16 1975
Origin Condobolin, New South Wales, Australia
Genre Pop music
Occupation Singer-songwriter
Years active 2003–present
website Official Website
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia