Leichhardt solo musician will be gigging through the local are this month to support the release of his song album Record #2, a collection of indie-rock/pop tunes. Simon said the music is a departure from the sound of his first effort. The rock-based album was recorded at Leichhardt’s Love Hz Studios, and took only nine days to record 11 tracks. Simon’s upcoming shows include his album launch at the Annandale Hotel on March 18, and an acoustic residency at the Royal Hotel inLeichhardt, on March 4, 11, and 25. He will also be playing at the Cat and Fiddle Hotel on March 31. For more information on the gigs, the album or Simon, visit his website www.simonmorel.com.