I took this portrait of a very young Keith Urban when he was getting ready to take on the world. Keith won Starmaker in 1990. He was a superstar even in those early days. Keith’s hair may have changed since he started out but he’s always been a great talent.

Vintage Keith Urban haircut

Keith Urban no shirt

Keith Urban no shirt

Keith Urban and car

Keith Urban portrait

You can see my photos of Keith Urban and many other Australian singers and songwriters at my new exhibition, Gifted Country. Visit my Facebook Page to find out more.

Here’s Keith’s video for his song Long Hot Summer from his official youtube channel.

  3 Responses to “Keith Urban like you’ve never seen him before”

  1. [...] Early ’90s: Urban was a little bit of everything before he left his native Australia. He had some spiky Billy Idol hair for a while, some long surfer beachy waves and what appears to be a bit of over-processed mess of platinum hair. You can see the whole gallery — from his win on Starmaker to his first promo shots — on photographer John Elliott’s website. [...]

  2. love Keith…love summer..love the beach….my daughter came from Chicago to SanDiego and I came from Las Vegas to SanDiego to go to Keiths’ concert in Chula Vista…we had so much fun and loved the show!!!!! I don’t care if Keiths’ head is bald…what an amazing talent……..like the song says…don’t stop!!!!

  3. He was born in Whangarei NZ in 1967 and was raised in Australia from aged 2 so hes a KIWI.

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