Northern Rivers resident Chris Hemsworth.
Northern Rivers resident Chris Hemsworth. BANG SHOWBIZ

Chris Hemsworth supports local music superstar

NORTHERN Rivers resident and Hollywood superstar Chris Hemsworth has thrown his support behind a fellow Byron Shire musician.

Civil Dusk is Bernard Fanning's latest music release, launched two weeks ago.

Read our interview with Bernard Fanning about Civil Dusk.

The former Powderfinger front man saw his latest album soar to #2 in the ARIA Album Chart last weekend, only topped by the soundtrack from Hollywood film Suicide Squad.

 

Hemsworth posted the artworks of Fanning's album on his Instagram account a week ago, post that has received more than 95,000 likes already, only a fraction of his 6 Million followers.

He posted the same on his Facebook page, with a reach of 5.5 million people.

"Check out this album by my good friend @bernardfanning called Civil Dusk - comes out August 6 and it's amazing!! One of the first live concerts I ever saw was him with his previous band #powderfinger and it still stands out as one of the best I've ever been to. An epically talented individual!! #checkitout #goodtunes." he posted.

 

The endorsement by Hemsworth is no surprise, as both celebrities have been friends for a while.

Hemsworth, who celebrated his 33rd birthday last week, also became the first ever local to have a Lego figure made after him, based on his Ghostbusters character, Kevin.

The Lego figure of Kevin, made after Chris Hemsworth's character in Ghostbusters.
The Lego figure of Kevin, made after Chris Hemsworth's character in Ghostbusters. Contributed