May 4, 2022
Keli Holiday is a fictious character created by Peking Duk's Adam Hyde to channel a different side of his musical personality.
While Peking Duk deal in high energy, partystarting electronic music that regularly goes platinum and tops the charts in Australia, Keli Holiday is informed more by emotional introspection and the music of Joy Division and New Order.
The idea for the project came to Adam at the end of a two-month US tour with Peking Duk, and once he committed to it the music just poured out. That music is available on Keli Holiday’s debut album KELI, and while Adam might have released the record under that name, this music is Adam Hyde at his rawest and most vulnerable, as he explains here…