When took his leave of in February 1982, after seven years of distinguished service, there was really only one logical choice for his replacement. The band turned to a versatile, highly experienced performer who possessed a rich expansive voice of untapped range which could soar, swoop, sting and serenade with uniform intensity. LRB founder was well aware of ’s capacities. Having observed and admired his development over the previous 14 years, he became ’s producer for the 1981 album. It was during those sessions that LRB’s American member provided a vital objective appraisal. “I remember putting on headphones in the studio and this amazing voice was coming through” relates . “I couldn’t work out why I’d never heard it before.”
Glenn Barrie Shorrock is an English-born Australian singer-songwriter. He was a founding member of pop/rock groups The Twilights, Axiom, Little River Band, and post LRB spin-off trio Birtles Shorrock Goble, as well as being a solo performer. Shorrock was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame as a solo artist in 1991 and as a member of Little River Band in 2004. In May 2001 the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), as part of its 75th Anniversary celebrations, named "Cool Change" as one of the APRA Top 30 Australian songs of all time.
Monsoon is a 1988 studio album by the Little River Band. Monsoon marked the return of vocalist Glenn Shorrock after he temporarily handed the role of "lead mouth" to John Farnham.
No Reins is a 1986 album by the Little River Band. This is the third of 3 albums with John Farnham as lead vocalist. Shortly after this album Farnham decamped to rekindle his solo career, which reached greater heights than ever in his native Australia.