SATURDAY’S CHILD is Australian musician, producer-songwriters Victor Stranges and Frank Apicella.

Stranges and Apicella became acquainted when they separately attended a recording session run by legendary Australian record producer Mark Opitz AM at Thirty Mill Studios Melbourne Australia in…

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Victor Stranges & The Futurists

After a successful launch of the Elvis Costello Songbook show a couple of years ago at The Spotted Mallard, Victor Stranges has put together a group called The Futurists to perform Costello's catalogue as a band. "It's a real indulgence…

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Everyday I Write The Hook at The Drunken Poet

It was a pleasure to perform for the first time with wonderful Melbourne pianist Mike Dupp at the Elvis Costello Songbook evening at The Drunken Poet last night. Melbourne has a lot of Costello fans and we had a few…

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Launch Night - Everyday I Write The Hook

January 26th was the launch at the Spotted Mallard of Everyday I Write The Hook - Victor Stranges Plays The Elvis Costello Songbook. The show was well attended as Victor single-handedly presented over one and a half hours of pure…

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Everyday I Write The Hook...

Victor Stranges Plays The Elvis Costello Songbook

His admiration for Elvis Costello started when he played drums in his first serious band in the 1980s. It was a punk band playing a three chord country rendition of Oliver's…

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Update for 2018

I had taken a break from performing and recording for a while. The years tick away raising a family and keeping up with the day job. I've recently taken a break from work and I now have a renewed vigour…

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2nd February, 2014 - Pop Preservation Society

Last year I was asked to play some shows at Mission To Seafarers in Melbourne. My agent, Nancy, said can I get someone to sing some backing vocals with me. I immediately thought of my son, Samuel. The poor boy…

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News: 13th March 2013







Victor Stranges and DC Cardwell playing at the historic Mission To Seafarers in Melbourne

I am performing a one off show with Northern Ireland award winning songwriter and musical partner, DC Cardwell (now…

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News: 9th October 2012

Remembering Chris

Chris Haylock (9th January, 1969 - 24th June, 2012)

I had the privilege of meeting Chris Haylock through a jam session with DC Cardwell and I was instantly hooked. He played in a few bands but that…Read more