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Lee and his band to tour India

Dashing Australian pacer Brett Lee has begun work as a musician. He will be in India later this month to perform with his new band White Shoe Theory with friend, Mick Vawdon.

music Updated: Aug 09, 2010 15:19 IST

After injuries hampered his cricket career, dashing Australian pacer Brett Lee begun work as a musician. And India will be the first stop for his rock star ambitions. He will be in India later this month to perform with his new band White Shoe Theory with friend, Mick Vawdon.



They have been booked for eight shows in India so far, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. "Our musical influence would be Crowded House and bands similar to that," explained Lee. "Mick is the lead singer and has a great voice. I do the back-up vocals and play the bass." Lee and Vawdon will also release an album of their songs after the live performances.



Lee"Jimmy Barnes is a friend and we told him about what we were doing, and straight away, he said that we could use his recording studio," Lee said. "That itself was a thrill. We are happy with the way the tracks are sounding," he added. Lee is also a part of an Australian band Six And Out and he insists he hasn’t ditched them.

“I’d love for music to be my future — who doesn’t want to be a rock star,” Lee said. “It is my passion. I've always joked that I was a musician who used his sport to prop himself up, but this could be a real chance to make things happen," he added.