Video: 2008–2024

New and old songs are in playlists on the official video channel:

On the page below (once it loads) you'll find all these videos and more, going back to 2008.

2024

Live at Frank's Wild Years, Thirroul (New South Wales), 19 May 2024

Schumann's Im wunderschönen Monat Mai and two songs from forthcoming ninth album: Thank You, Dan Baldwin and Tonight

Nicole Smede sings on the Schumann and Tonight

Playlist:

Live at Smith's Alternative, Canberra, 31 March 2024

Two songs from forthcoming ninth album: Tonight and Unlinking

On Tonight, Benedict is joined by the other singer-songwriters who performed on the day. Left to right: Piano balladeer Abi Main, thermodynamic Joseph John Matthews, and wry heartbreaker andie.

Playlist:

2023

Tonight (live, with introduction, 26 November - a song from Benedict's forthcoming ninth album)

Live 2023: 23 Videos accompanying the 23-track live album.

Playlist:

Filmed 13 May 2023 at "Benedict Moleta: Songs 2002-2022".

Introduction by Tristan Fidler.

Filmed by Al Bruce/Between Frames Media. Recorded by Kieran Kenderessy.

The 23-track live album is out now on:


Strana Armonia d'Amore (Giulio Caccini detto Romano)

This song is track seven on: Songs in Five Languages.
Video by Sam Irwin



Tanah Airku (Saridjah Niung)

This song is track five on Songs in Five Languages.
Video by Sam Irwin


Tous les Garçons et les Filles (Françoise Hardy)

This song is track six on Songs in Five Languages.
Video by Sam Irwin



Benedict and Miranda Pollard sing Stand by Me

Single released September 2023.

Recorded by Kieran Kenderessy.
Video by Sam Irwin.


Playing live at Le Vivant, 17 August 2023

White Roses and Passage of Time
(with Benedict talking about learning how to drive in between)

White Roses is track one on Benedict's seventh album Singleton. The album version features Miranda Pollard singing and Andrew Ewing on guitar.

The Passage of Time three-track single was released in 2022, ahead of Benedict's forthcoming ninth album.



Passage of Time and The Rushing Sound (live, 16 July 2023)

with Julian Bolleter on piano



Thanks to an audience member for filming.

The Passage of Time three-track single was released in 2022, ahead of Benedict's forthcoming ninth album.

The Rushing Sound is track four on The Lines of Parallel Trees (2007).



Lupins (in rehearsal, 23 March 2023)

with Julian Bolleter (keyboard), Jonathan Brain (guitar and singing) and Rosemary Halsmith (cajón).

Jonathan started playing with Benedict in 2006, Rosemary in 2007 and Julian in 2012.

Lupins is a song that was originally released on the White Marble Heyday album in 2011 (track 12).

Video by Sam Irwin.



2022

Im wunderschönen Monat Mai (Dichterliebe Op. 48, No.1, by Robert Schumann/Heinrich Heine).

This song is track one on Ausgewählte Lieder: Schumann, Wolf, Mahler.

Video by Scottie and CB:



Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen No.1, by Gustav Mahler).

This song is track twelve on Ausgewählte Lieder: Schumann, Wolf, Mahler.

Video by Scottie and CB:



2013

Happy Girl (track four on The Magical World).

Video by Andrew Ewing:

2012

Another Hound (track 6 on Singleton).

Video by Andrew Ewing:



Songs filmed live at Maylands Yacht Club, March 2012.

with: Julian Bolleter (keyboard), Bill Darby (guitar and singing), Andrew Ewing (guitar and singing) and Miranda Pollard (singing).

Filmed by Jeremy Passmore.

Setting up for the show:

Another Hound (track six on Singleton):

Nicely (track seven on Singleton):

Mistaken (track three on Singleton):

The Warm Sun Coming In (track two on The Warm Sun Coming In):

Dead Deal (track two on The Magical World):

White Crosses (track five on The Magical World):

2011

Solo songs playing live at Maylands Yacht Club, March 2011.

Filmed by Jeremy Passmore.

Ash and Delay (track four on Scales):

Animal (track nine on The Warm Sun Coming in):

The Express (track eleven on The Lines of Parallel Trees):

And Not Riding on a Stolen Horse (track six on Continuous Talking):

Wind Turbines (track ten on The Lines of Parallel Trees):

2010

Two songs live at Mojos Bar, North Fremantle, at the launch of Benedict's fifth album, Timesheet.

with: Harry Kneen (bass), Sam Scherr (electric guitar), Lily Sumich (drums), Lorraine Sumich (keyboard).

Filmed by Jeremy Passmore.

Live sound by David Watkins.

The Rushing Sound (track four on The Lines of Parallel Trees):

Sheldon (track five on The Lines of Parallel Trees):

2008

Two songs filmed live at the Charles Hotel, North Perth, at the launch of Benedict's fourth album, Continuous Talking.

with: Jason Barfoot and Lily Sumich (drums), Rosemary Halsmith (keyboard and glockenspiel), James Quinton (bass) and Sam Scherr (electric guitar).

Filmed by Jeremy Passmore.

Live sound by David Watkins, with additional mixing and mastering by Scott Simms.

Inlet Manifold (track six on The Lines of Parallel Trees):

Radiant (track seven on Continuous Talking):